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Moti Bagh: Documentary on Indian farmer’s life nominated for Oscars

Moti Bagh: Documentary on Indian farmer’s life nominated for Oscars

Moti Bagh, a documentary based on a Uttarakhand farmer’s life has been nominated for the Oscars.

The documentary film, directed by Nirmal Chander is based on the life of a farmer called Vidyadutt, who belongs to a remote village in Uttarakhand’s Pauri Garhwal region.

Moti Bagh: About the documentary

  • Moti Bagh is a documentary film that is based on the life of Vidyadutt, a farmer from a remote village in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand and it shows how the 83-year-old struggles to keep his farm alive and till the uninhabited hilly lands.
  • The film throws light on the issue of migration of people from villages, especially from the remote villages in the Garhwal and Kumaon regions of Uttarakhand. It highlights how Uttarakhand has witnessed migration in disturbing proportions, with villages after villages lying empty and no one to till the land.

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