Director Anubhav Sinha’s latest film is about the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the sudden imposition of the lockdown in India forced lakhs of migrant workers to travel hundreds of kilometres on foot to reach their native places. The new film, Bheed, stars Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana and hit the box office on Friday, March 24.
In this exclusive interview with The Wire, Anubhav Sinha, and actors Ashutosh Rana and Rajkummar Rao discuss the film and much more. Watch Sinha open up about his views on caste, class and society. Ashutosh Rana says answers a question about whether there is space left for cinema in India to reflect on the politics of the day. Watch the video for full details.