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    Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh in “Lootera.”




Tuesday Jan 07 07:30 PM
Thursday Jan 16 12:30 PM
Sunday Jan 19 07:30 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. 2013. India. 136 mins. Hindi with English subtitles.

The year is 1953. Archaeologist Varun Shrivastav (Ranveer Singh, who also stars as Ram in Ramaleela) arrives at Manikpur, a village in West Bengal, to excavate the temple grounds of the local Zamindar. His knowledge and experience impresses the Zamindar and his family—especially Pakhi (Sonakshi Sinha), the Zamindar’s feisty daughter. But Varun isn’t all he seems. And as the attraction between him and Pakhi leads to love, he is forced to choose between her and his past—and decides to disappear. Pakhi struggles to move on with her life—until he returns under the most extraordinary circumstances. Inspired by the O. Henry short story The Last Leaf, Lootera is the uplifting story of two lovers, betrayal... and ultimate redemption.

View the trailer (Hindi).

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