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Documentary Film on Vidarbha farmers wins National award

A documentary film by Nanadan Saxena and his wife Kavita Bahl on Vidarbha farmers wins National award. They have covered the life of Vidarbha farmers who commit suicide. The 3 hours movie shows the reason behind cotton farmers committing suicide. The farmers take loan for purchasing seeds and when they reap the ripe crops and go to sell in the market they get a lesser price for their hard work and labor. This starts their agony as they are unable to pay their loans and lead a normal life. As a result they commit suicide to end their daily sufferings and mental torture.


A documentary film by Nanadan Saxena and his wife Kavita Bahl on Vidarbha farmers wins National award. They have covered the life of Vidarbha farmers who commit suicide. The 3 hours movie shows the reason behind cotton farmers committing suicide. The farmers take loan for purchasing seeds and when they reap the ripe crops and go to sell in the market they get a lesser price for their hard work and labor. This starts their agony as they are unable to pay their loans and lead a normal life. As a result they commit suicide to end their daily sufferings and mental torture.

The documentary has shown the life of Vidarbha farmers on the large screen and its strong impact on the audience helped it in winning the 59th national award at New Delhi.

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