Sairat Lovers, All Your Nightmares About Dhadak are True

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Sairat Lovers, All Your Nightmares About Dhadak are True

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

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wo years ago, Nagraj Manjule’s Sairat burst into national consciousness, a scalpel hidden within its folds. The film might have worked the festival circuit but it’s tragic that it largely remained a Maharashtra phenomenon, because it is a pop culture landmark in more ways than one. And because its box-office popularity meant that the film would have to be remade in Hindi for the rest of the country. As a Karan Johar production.

Spoiler alert: It’s as dishonest as anyone who has watched Sairat expected it to be.

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