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Shub­hashish Bhutiani’s gen­tle Indi(e)an com­edy about a deathbed pil­grim­age to the Ganges is well worth check­ing into. At 77, Daya (Lalit Behl) senses his time is up and drags up­tight son Ra­jiv (Adil Hus­sain) to wait at a com­mune for the nearly de­parted. Their wry, odd-cou­ple chemistry is com­fort­ingly fa­mil­iar, but kept fresh by an in­sou­ciant re­al­ism that deftly avoids ex­otic cliché. Si­mon Kin­n­ear

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