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This is my Mulk — what I liked, and differed with, in this remarkable film

Anubhav Sinha's movie makes you question those who question Muslims. It makes Muslims question how to navigate a vortex of identities. And it questions the 'us' versus 'them' mindset hurting India so deeply now

The movie Mulk is a courtroom drama where an entire Muslim family has been implicated on charges of terrorism after one of the youths in the household is found to be involved in a bus bombing.

rishi kapoor, taapseMulk is a tense courtroom drama which raises difficult questions. (Photo: India Today)

The Judge hearing the case, played by Kumud Mishra, represents the voice of reason and sanity in the film. As the movie draws to a close, he delivers his speech and judgment. He admonishes the Muslim family for not being able to actively check their kid’s exposure and actions –

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