Over a Haveli: Gulabo Sitabo and Contemporary Contestations

MUHAMMED NOUSHAD reads Shoojit Sircar’s Gulabo Sitabo in the context of India’s contemporary conflicts on identity, heritage and even citizenship. The octogenarian actor Farrukh Jaffer of Gulabo Sitabo, somehow reminds one of the nanis and dadis of Shaheen Bagh, as her remarkable character Fathima Beegum has got certain resemblances to those elderly women sat at the Delhi-Noida highway, to protest against

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