Everything you eat on your plate to the cloth you wear every day is a byproduct of politics. The casteist politics had invaded both the domestic and public spaces for centuries.

From the Brahmanical vegetarian elitism to providing food to a Dalit on a separate plate, the hierarchy of food and caste interplay together. Indian cinema captures the dynamics of the Hindutva food traditions and conduct.

Here is the list of five Indian movies which show the politics of food and caste.

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Comment down below if you have watched caste discrimination through food in movies.

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Source: Author’s own opinion & EPW

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