The Hindi film Peepli Live is about two brothers in the heart of rural India who seek the help of a local politician because of fears they will lose their farm. Unconcerned the politician mockingly suggests that the brothers commit suicide and benefit from a government scheme that aids the families of indebted farmers who have done so. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks to the film's producer Aamir Khan.
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