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City of dreams

Author: Sudhir Mishra; Shabana Azmi; Pramod Bala; Madhuri Dixit
Publisher: Honolulu, HI : Asia Pacific Films, 1991.
Series: Asian film online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : Hindi
Database:WorldCat
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Rajkaran is a taxi driver in Dharavi, the largest slum in Asia. Fuelled by Bollywood tales of underdogs beating the powers that be, Rajkaran dreams of becoming a factory owner and climbing out of the depths of poverty. Optimistic of his plans to co-invest in a factory with a few fellow slum-dwellers, he calls for his mother to join him in Dharavi. But when things go awry, Rajkaran watches as his dreams and family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Mishra; Shabana Azmi; Pramod Bala; Madhuri Dixit
OCLC Number: 865004269
Language Note: This edition in Hindi with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Aug. 6, 2013).
Awards/Festivals: Best Hindi Film, Best Editing & Best Music Direction, National Film Awards, India; London Film Festival; Mannheim International Film Festival; Festival des 3 Continents, Nantes, France.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (112 min.)).
Series Title: Asian film online
Other Titles: Dharavi
Responsibility: directed by Sudhir Mishra.

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Rajkaran is a taxi driver in Dharavi, the largest slum in Asia. Fuelled by Bollywood tales of underdogs beating the powers that be, Rajkaran dreams of becoming a factory owner and climbing out of the depths of poverty. Optimistic of his plans to co-invest in a factory with a few fellow slum-dwellers, he calls for his mother to join him in Dharavi. But when things go awry, Rajkaran watches as his dreams and family fall apart.

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