Welcome To India

2015
56:07

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 32 x
The final episode follows three families as they search for a better life today and for future generations. Prakash is deckhand on a yacht while striving to realise his dream and launch a Bollywood career. Swapan, a merchant in a hectic fish market, works so hard that his wife knows he is ruining his health. Sujit, who crafts disposable clay tea cups for slim margins in Kolkata, hardly dares dream of seeing his family hundreds of miles away in his home village. (From the UK, in Bengali and Engl...
55:58

S1 Ep2

Expired 3.0 65 x
This episode follows three people as they attempt to make a living from waste. Johora started out as a rag-picker, but through building a bottle recycling business on a railway embankment, she has big ambitions for her family of seven kids. And it's not just small waste. Kanye uses a handheld blowtorch to cut up ships discarded by the rest of the world, helping satisfy India's thirst for steel. Elsewhere, Ashik buys up beef fat from the abattoir and proudly renders it down to make tallow. (From...
56:05

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 48 x
This three-part series features the remarkable stories of individuals who have made the most of their impoverished lives. The first episode follows two people as they try to carve out homes in Kolkata and Mumbai. Kaale has come to Kolkata in search of gold - incredibly, he earns a living by sweeping the streets of the jewellery district for stray gold dust. Meanwhile, Rajesh and his wife Sevita have created a home for themselves on a Mumbai beach. But then eviction by the Mumbai council threate...
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