PEEPLI [Live]

(2010)

Overview

Natha a poor farmer from Peepli village in the heart of rural India is about to lose his plot of land due to an unpaid bank loan. A quick fix to the problem is the a government program that aids the families of indebted farmers who have committed suicide. As a means of survival Farmer Natha can choose to die. His brother is happy to push him towards this unique 'honour' but Natha is reluctant. Local elections are around the corner and what might have been another unnoticed event turns into a 'cause celebre' with everyone wanting a piece of the action. Political bigwigs, high-ranking bureaucrats, local henchmen and the ever-zealous media descend upon sleepy Peepli to stake their claim. The question on everyone's lips - "Will he or Won't he?" As the mania escalates, nobody seems to care how Natha really feels.

  1. Anusha Rizvi

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Omkar Das Manikpuri

    Natha

  2. Malaika Shenoy

    Nandita Mallik

  3. Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Rakesh

  4. Shalini Vatsa

    Dhaniya

  5. Farookh Zafar

    Amma

Full Cast & Crew

PEEPLI [Live]
PEEPLI [Live]

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 13, 2010
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Hindi

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $2,270,000.00

Revenue $6,900,000.00

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