Credit: Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Editor
Year of Release: 2014
Matkay Pay Thappa follows the election story of Veero Kohli - an ex-bonded labourer who after achieving her freedom made it her life's mission to help free other people in bonded labour. In order to affect change at a macro level she contested in the 2013 general elections from Hyderabad. The documentary takes the viewer on a journey with Veero through her campaign, election day and after the election. Veero is an inspirational activist and this story represents a high point in the possibility of a true democracy of the people.