I Am Gurgaon – Video
I Am Gurgaon is about Gurgaon which is a satellite city South of New Delhi. Its shiny facades symbolise India’s unparalleled economic growth. Gurgaon was built at the turn of this century by the largest project developers in India. What was a village 15 years ago has rapidly grown into a city of 1.4 million inhabitants. Inhabitants living in glossy apartment buildings, but with little or no infrastructure. How viable is this new type of city? Residents of the gated communities of this privatised society offer insights in their hopes and desires, and in the new self-confidence of the Indian middle class. Gradually, the consequences of the credit crunch appear. In this model city, the gap between rich and poor is growing, affecting the psyche of its inhabitants. Have a look at the video to find out what Gurgaon is all about.