India

A letter to my father who took his own life

Mallappa, a farmer in a village in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh, told his family in August last year that he was going to a nearby city to buy some farm equipment.

But he never returned. His body was found a day later in the farm where he spent most of his life. Before taking his life, he bought everything his family would need for his funeral.

This 360 film is based on a letter to him from his daughter Laxmi.

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Produced and directed by Vikas Pandey

VR artist: Rahul Dutta

Sound design: Chintan Kalra

Voice over: Rupa Jha

Reporting Hrudaya Vihari

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