Meet Vikram, a 15-year-old aspiring b-boy in Mumbai who dreams of becoming a b-boy star. Follow him as he secretly joins an underground bboy-crew and sneaks out from his parents under the pretext of buying milk.
Guardian News & Media Ltd recently made this mini-doc ‘The SlumGods of Mumbai: hope, hip-hop and the Dharavi way’ covering the emerging b-boying scene in Mumbai’s slum Dharavi. Meet the city’s first fierce hip hop collective known as the SlumGods, led by Akash Dhangar.
Little did we know Mumbai houses an emerging underground bboy-movement in the slums of Dharavi, where kids between the ages of 10-21 gather to breakdance in the hope of brightening their horizons and to forget the hardships of poverty. This short aims to change the perception of the slum and takes the viewer inside the slums of Mumbai, where kids are using breakdancing as a way out.
Find out more > > www.slumgods.in and read the full story on The Guardian.
The SlumGods of Mumbai: hope, hip-hop and the Dharavi way | Guardian Docs
Created for: Guardian News & Media Ltd
Produced by: Samir Bangara (Qyuki)
Filmmaker: Shekhar Kapur
Composer: AR Rahman