Who's Dharavi’s Boss? | Documentary Film

Dharavi, Asia’s largest shanty-town, made famous by the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and home to nearly a million people, is slated for demolition and redevelopment by a consortium headed by the Adani Group. What does this mean for Dharavi’s residents? Who will be re-housed and at what cost? How many hundreds of thousands of people will become homeless and jobless?

Dharavi is a major manufacturing centre, with leather-workers, textile manufacturers, artisans, pottery workers, caterers, embroiderers, recycling businesses and deliveries that service the rest of Mumbai. What will happen to the hundreds of thousands of current residents and workers of Dharavi who have been deemed ineligible for housing in the revamped Dharavi?

People are fighting back against the government and Adani. This video shows their fighting spirit. They ask ‘who's the boss of Dharavi?’ Their campaign slogan is ‘remove Adani, save Dharavi’.

See the international editon of this inspiring documentary film about the struggle of Dharavi's million workers and residents. This film is also streaming on the YouTube channel of the Bob Brown Foundation in Australia under the portal AdaniWatch.org

Bob Brown Foundation- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGZjVsoaH0s

Script: Abir Dasgupta
Cinematography: Amrit Rajkhowa, Shiva Thorat, Kamran Yousuf, Prateek Damodaran
Assistant: Akansha Deshmukh
Post Production: Trina Shankar

Produced By: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Abir Dasgupta
Creative and Technical Consultant: Amrit Rajkhowa

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