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#WATCH: Powerful first trailer of new Kalki Koechlin, Rajat Kapoor-starrer ‘Mantra’.

The first trailer of a provocative new film with a star-studded cast which looks at the effects of economic liberalization in India has been revealed.

The crowd-funded ‘Mantra’ stars some of the finest acting talent in India and beyond – including Kalki Koechlin, Adil Hussain, Rajat Kapoor and Lushin Dubey.

The film, directed by Nicholas Kharkongor, is inspired by a true story of an Indian food company that was acquired by a multi-national corporation in the 1990’s – in the head days following the economic liberalization of India.’

Kharkongor, whose only previous credit is a powerful short film about India’s obsession with skin-whitening, explores the impact of globalization has on ordinary people, through the eyes of an ordinary family.

 

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