Majma

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© Roy
54 minutes / Colour / 2001
Directed by
Rahul Roy

Country of production India

Aslam sells medicines for sexual problems on the pavements of Meena Bazar near Jama Masjid in Delhi. Khalifa Barkat presides over an wrestling gym (akhara) in the adjacent park and puts a group of young men through the moral and physical grind of wrestling. Through the park and the market pass hundreds of men every day. Majma explores the instability of working class lives and its impact on male sexuality and gender relations.

Language and subtitles Hindi with English Subtitles

Region South Asia

Country India

Keywords Gender Role and Identity Sport Socioeconomic conditions