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  • | February 19th, 2013

    Anusha Rizvi’s Afeem based on Amitav Ghosh’s book Sea of Poppies

    Anusha Rizvi’s Afeem based on Amitav Ghosh’s book Sea of Poppies

    The Peepli Live director is all set to make a Bhojpuri film based on Amitav’s book Sea of Poppies, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize award (2008)
    Anusha Rizvi’s second venture is titled Afeem (opium), and she has decided to make the film in Bhojpuri instead of Hindi. When asked about it, she said that the language works beautifully in the movie’s context since it is going to be a period film set in Bihar. Click here to read more