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Love Struggles Against Class Barriers in Indian Cannes Movie 'Sir'

A love story between a wealthy young Mumbai businessman and a countrywoman who comes to work as his servant will challenge Indians' preconceptions about class, said first-time feature director Rohena Gera as she presented her film in Cannes. Sir is not typical Bollywood fare, as it shines a light on social prejudice and gender roles. The two characters do not get to explore their possible feelings for one another as social norms put a romantic relationship out of reach. "I...

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