Bidesia in Bambai: Indirect access3 min read . Updated: 16 Jul 2013, 03:58 PM IST
A new documentary tunes into the music of Bhojpuri-speaking migrants in Mumbai
One clue to the stylistic approach of Surabhi Sharma’s new documentary Bidesia in Bambai is embedded within the film itself. During a Bhojpuri music performance in a corner of Mumbai, the sound suddenly dips, as though somebody has thrown a sweater over the speakers. It happens again and again, until you realize that Sharma wants to draw attention to the fact that the concert is being recorded on mobile phones being held aloft by listeners.
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