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A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.
The Book "BAPU KUTI" which firstly inspired Ashutosh Gowarikar about the idea of Movie "Swades" and is acknowledged in the starting of the movie is shown in the bookstore scene when Sharukh Khan was at the counter billing books for Gayatri Joshi.
I'm only speaking of things I've experienced while living here. And that is that we keep fighting among ourselves when we must fight against illiteracy, over-population & corruption. Everyday, in our streets & homes, each one of us keeps saying ...
In the titles, Swades when written in Malayalam is read as 'Swadesa'.
£96,842 (UK) (19 December 2004)
$1,223,240 (USA) (6 February 2005)
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