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Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)

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Interwoven stories of people in India and US as they face dilemmas of life time in the months leading to the biggest Industrial disaster in human history that claimed 10,000 innocent lives within a few hours. Inspired by real events.

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The story follows a young rickshaw-puller in Bhopal who gets a menial job at a chemical plant, but in December of 1984 a chemical spill in India takes the lives of almost 15,000 people and injuring more than 100,000. The film follows how the industrial disaster in the city changes his life and those of others. Written by anonymous

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The world's deadliest natural disaster

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7 November 2014 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,948 (USA) (7 November 2014)

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$5,948 (USA) (7 November 2014)
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A total of 36 wards were marked by the authorities as being "gas affected," affecting a population of 520,000. Of these, 200,000 were below 15 years of age, and 3,000 were pregnant women. See more »

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World's largest industrial disaster - after 30 years, the hurt remains, the story is out.
9 November 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The director Ravi Kumar has created a timeless masterpiece. After 30 years, the facts remain and the story revisited. Bhopal a Prayer for Rain, is not only beautifully written but the filmography delivers the reality of the topic and experiences. Take yourself back 30 years and live the disaster, feel the laughter and the pain.

Everyone should be educated and acknowledge by this film because the fact of Bhopal industrial disaster still live in many lives today not only in memories but especially those with physical and mental defects, this film will strike you to your core and bring out your tears, a definitely must see.


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