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A Death in the Gunj (2016)

Life for a shy young Indian student slowly falls to pieces during a family road trip.

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Maniya's Friend
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Shimanti Kumari ...
Manjari's Friend
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Mr. Curney
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Utam Mishra ...
Post Office Clerk
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Maniya
Promila Pradhan ...
Purnima
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Brian
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Shutu's mother (voice)
Arya Sharma ...
Tani
Nina Sharma ...
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A Death in the Gunj is a coming of age story that centres around Shutu, our protagonist, and his conflicted ideas of masculinity. He finds himself navigating the blurred lines of what is accepted in society and questions his own space within the world. The everyday callousness of the adults around him contributes to his intense feelings of isolation despite being surrounded by his family. The emotional violence that we as a society inflict upon others unwittingly is what cumulatively leads to a kind of destruction that is irrevocable. Written by Rajneesh

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This is is the directorial debut of Konkana Sen Sharma. See more »

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what a bore
3 July 2017 | by (delhi) – See all my reviews

please don't waste your time on this.such a colossal waste of such fine acting talent. seems like a school play . there is no story at all. people are just doing random things and it feels like some one is holding a camera in some ones house.wonder what the director was thinking.


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