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Kevi Rite Jaish

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A Gujarati movie 'Kevi Rite Jaish' has just released and its been a long time since Gujarati movies have attracted audiences. I had never seen a Gujarati movie though I have been an avid follower of Marathi films which have taken a big leap in the last few years. If I understood the language, I would also have watched Bengali and Malayalam films which are known to produce the best regional films in India. Being brought up in Gujarat and having considered myself a Gujarati first, I was keen to watch the movie, more so when I came to know that it talked about the American obsession of the Patel community. 
Now about the movie. The movie is no doubt a fine attempt at transforming the canvas of Gujarati cinema. The last well made Gujarati film that you heard about was 'Des re joya pardes re joya'. Since then, there has been a dearth of good movies in Gujarati language. I wonder why? Gujaratis are a business community, but then they are well attuned to the arts and literat…