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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.
Swades is mostly based on life story of Ravikuchimanchi and Aravinda a couple who returned to India and They actually built a mini reservoir and Pedal power in the village of Bilagaon , Maharashtra.
Apne hi paani me mil jaana barf ka muqqadar hota hai.
In the beginning of the song "Yeh Raasta Hai"(after picking up the stranger en route to Charanpur), the song is shown as being played on the caravan's stereo. But in the shots of the media player, it doesn't display anything, indicating that it is actually not switched on.
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