Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh watched Aamir Khan's
Peepli Live yesterday evening at his residence, 7 Race
Course Road, Delhi. A special screening was organised for the Prime
Minister by the makers of the film.
The PM watched the film along with his wife Gursharan Kaur,
family members and close friends. Peepli Live unit including
producer Aamir Khan, director Anusha Rizvi, distributor Ronnie
Screwala and lead actors Raghuvir Yadav and Omkar Das Manikpuri
also joined the PM at the special screening.
Interestingly, senior BJP leader LK Advani, who also watched the
film, was all praise for Aamir Khan for revealing the cruel reality
of rural India. He however said that farmer suicide issue should
have been depicted seriously.
Peepli Live is a satire on the pledge of the farmers
and brings to light their struggle. It also tells how the people
right from the politicians to the bureaucrats to the television
reporters to the local people try to exploit a situation to their