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When Shankar Nag comes calling = Shankar nag kelkond bandaaga / direcred by Sushma Veerappa.

Contributor(s): Veerappa, Sushma [editing] | Kumar, Vasanth D [editing ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Bangalore : Sushma Veerappa, 2012Description: 1 videodisc (67 mins) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: ಶಂಕರ್ ನಾಗ್ ಕೇಳ್ಕೊಂಡ್ ಬಂದಾಗ Subject(s): Auto rickshaw workers -- Social conditions -- Bangalore | Cultural identity -- Bangalore | Public figures Globalization Bangalore Urban lifeDDC classification: Summary: Bangalore is another metropolis of India. The stories of the auto-drivers in the documentary are survival stories of millions inhabiting big cities of the world. The twist in Bangalore’s tale is Shankar Nag. No other city has an actor who died 20 years ago, still breathing through auto-ricksha windshields. In the race to become a ‘global’ city, the struggle is as much in holding on to the familiar as it is about embracing the new. How does one seek the familiar, when the familiar is not the same anymore? What does it take for Ramanna, Mahadeva and the Auto-drivers at Shankar Nag Auto Stand, 8th Main Road, Basaveshwarnagar, to ‘belong’ in Bangalore today? How does Shankar Nag fit into this story about identity and belonging?
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00403 (Browse shelf) W9 Available A00403

Bangalore is another metropolis of India. The stories of the auto-drivers in the documentary are survival stories of millions inhabiting big cities of the world. The twist in Bangalore’s tale is Shankar Nag. No other city has an actor who died 20 years ago, still breathing through auto-ricksha windshields.

In the race to become a ‘global’ city, the struggle is as much in holding on to the familiar as it is about embracing the new. How does one seek the familiar, when the familiar is not the same anymore? What does it take for Ramanna, Mahadeva and the Auto-drivers at Shankar Nag Auto Stand, 8th Main Road, Basaveshwarnagar, to ‘belong’ in Bangalore today? How does Shankar Nag fit into this story about identity and belonging?

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