Shankar's Fairies (2021)

  • Industry Selects, Drama
  • 1h 33m
  • India

India, 1962. Shankar is the indispensable servant on the estate of the parents of little Anjana and her brother. The little girl loves his fantastical stories and follows him around. Newly independent India is still class-bound and exploitative. The mother handles the servants with a tough hand and the father commands his force with authority. Meanwhile, in the village, Shankar’s daughter gets sick, and he would like to go home…

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Director

Irfana Majumdar

International Sales Agent

Asian Shadows

Language

Hindi