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Soul of Sand (2010)
"Pairon Talle" (original title)

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Amid the epic landscape of the Mahabharata, the stage is set for an intimate yet eternal tussle between custom and commerce, tradition and modernity.

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Credited cast:
Dibyendu Bhattacharya ...
Bhanu Kumar
Saba Joshi ...
Saroj Kumar
Avtar Sahani ...
Lakhmichand Ahlawat
Geeta Bisht ...
The Stranger
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abhishek Banerjee ...
N.K. Pant ...
Birju Barber
Rupinder Walia ...
Chhatar Bitta


Amid the epic landscape of the Mahabharata, as the rural outskirts of Delhi transform into an urban sprawl, an intimate tussle between custom and commerce, tradition and modernity, will result in carnage... Bhanu Kumar, a lower caste watchman, stands guard at his master Lakhmichand Ahlawat's silica mine, protecting it even after it has shut down. No one is allowed to enter the premises, nor even engage him in conversation while he is on sentry duty. He is a statue-like figure, watching over an abandoned property in the middle of nowhere. A creature of habit, Bhanu reflects powerlessness so complete, it can only make the world stand still. Exploited and abused by his employer, Bhanu survives the shame by disguising it as duty. Bhanu's wife, Saroj, watches in silent disgust as her innocent husband stands sentinel over his master's empty property, even when she knows it includes her in its compass. Then one day, Bhanu's monotonous world is turned on its head... The morning brings an ... Written by Reel Illusion Films

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Caste. Custom. Commerce. Carnage...

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