Peepli Live (Albanian, Arabic, Azerbaijani) - Notepad
Peepli Live is pitch black humor - beginning, middle, and end. This Aamir Khan production obviously laughs at everything in the system. Peepli Live slyly laughs at you and me, the audience who finds such a dark world funny. 'Farmer suicides' is not the only issue that Anshu Rizvi, the writer is referring to. Peepli Live points a finger at things far beyond and the irreparable(?) fault deep down in the crux.
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Natha and Budhiya's land is being auctioned because they cannot pay their loan installments. Cornered from everywhere, one convinces the other that the last resort is to commit suicide so that the family receives a Government sanction. As it so happens, an alert journalist notices this, only to alert the inert media industry to make BREAKING NEWS out of it.
- The manner in which some of the close-ups were revealed - the stop sign.
- The politician who is being referred to as Pappu who can't dance his dance, the right way or wrong.
- Natha and Budhiya's mom. Both character and actor - class act!
- I'm sure there is more, but one will have to watch it again to make better notes ;)
What did not
- The toilet humor