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3CONTINUED:3VISHNU'S eyes sweep across the small workshop. Rows ofold style glass bottles marked HAIR OIL create aclaustrophobic feel.Two old elderly MEN sit on the floor and grind suspiciouslooking flowers, leaves and herbs. Oil of different kindsis being prepared.VISHNU picks up up a bottle with his finger tips. Makingminimum contact, BUT the oil flows onto his hands. He wipes his hands with a cloth. It's greasy. More oil onhis hands. He curses under his breath.He takes a fresh cloth, holds each bottle carefully,avoiding all contact and fills the cartons.4EXT. STREETS OF ALWAR -- MORNING4VISHNU drives their old Vespa. ATMA rides pillion.VISHNU looks quite the dude; Ray Ban's, Red tab Levi's,Nike T-Shirt. He's got the labels right.But the bike is out of control.ATMA holds on for dear life. Trying to save his own lifeand the cartons of hair oil nestled between them.5INT. CONVENTION HALL IN A 2-STAR HOTEL -- CONTINUOUS5VISHNU'S eyes take in middle aged men in all sizes andshapes, talking passionately about grooming products-shampoo, conditioners, gels, sprays, mousse, herbs...It's a convention of hair oil salesmen.VISHNU hears the sloshing sound of hair oil. It overwhelmshim. He inches towards the exit, attempting to slip away.ATMA yanks him back. He stares at his tousled hair indisgust.ATMAOil your hair. Be a man. Lookat me.VISHNU'S eyes focus instead on the TV set in the corner.He tunes in to the news flash.NEWSREADER ON TVDrought conditions in Alwarcontinue. Law enforcement agenciesare cracking down on the watermafia who have blocked supply toour city and raised the price of water. Later we'll be tellingyou what you can do to save water...(CONTINUED)
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