A satirical comedy on politics and prostitution, which stars Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, and Smita Patil, Mandi is based on a classic Urdu short story, Aanandi, by the Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. The film tells the story of a brothel situated in the heart of a city, an area that some politicians covet for its prime location. In Hindi with English subtitles.
Part of maximum INDIA.
Presented in cooperation with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi and Embassy of India, Washington, DC.
Indra K. Nooyi
David M. Rubenstein
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani
The HRH Foundation
Major support is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein.
Additional support is provided by the Trehan Foundation, Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani, Amway Corporation, and RB Properties Inc.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.
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