Uttara (2000)

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  • The Wrestlers Alternative


Drama. Nemai and Balaram both work at a railway crossing in a quiet Bengali backwater. Both are wrestlers who often engage in fights with each other, despite being friends. Balaram marries Uttara, but his happiness is counterbalanced against the effects of Hindu fundamentalism, which are keenly felt when three militants arrive in the area and burn down the local church, turning on Uttara when she and a local railway guard try to stop them.

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