What Has Happened to This City?

What Has Happened to This City?

95 mins | Documentary | Jan. 1, 1986

Explores the processes of political maneuvering which led to the Hyderabad communal riots in 1984. The city’s history, the provocative speeches of its politicians and the instrumentalisation of religious processions stands next to the testimonies and the striking visual accounts of the Old City’s working class – those who lose their livelihoods through violent attacks and long periods of imposed curfew.

What Has Happened to This City?

95 mins | Documentary | Jan. 1, 1986

What Has Happened to This City?
Explores the processes of political maneuvering which led to the Hyderabad communal riots in 1984. The city’s history, the provocative speeches of its politicians and the instrumentalisation of religious processions stands next to the testimonies and the striking visual accounts of the Old City’s working class – those who lose their livelihoods through violent attacks and long periods of imposed curfew.
Producers
Original title Kya Hua Is Shahar Ko?
Directors Deepa Dhanraj
Writers Keshav Rao Jadav

Cast