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Bark and Bite

Performance artist Inder Salim's latest work-a series of films based on Manto's Dog of Tithwal draws audiences' attention to the insensitivity of people at large towards contemporary socio-political issues.

The Yamuna may be dead, says the radical performance artist who famously chopped off his little finger and threw it in the river in 2002. But Mantos dog lives on- and he's making a series of films

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