Dhobi Ghat – First Look
The movie had been much in talks for its title, content and its characters. And before the movie could make news on Indian grounds, it grabbed attention from international audience by gracing prestigious festivals like London Film Festival 2010 and Toronto International Film Festival 2010
Written and directed by Aamir Khan’s wife, Kiran Rao, the Aamir Khan produced movie Dhobi Ghat follows four different characters who all live and work in the washer area known as Dhobi Ghat near Mahalaxmi Station on the Western Railway in Mumbai. The washers, who are called dhobis, work with local hotels and hospitals and their job consists of washing clothes in the open air. This ‘outdoor laundry’ has even become a tourist attraction. Besides Aamir, the film stars Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra, Kriti Malhotra, Kitu Gidwani and Nafisa Khan in pivotal roles.