Amazing story written by Nisha Sabharwal, based on teenage Indira, who's found herself torn between true love and the duty to follow through with an arranged marriage. It's a romantic film set agaisnt the background of the struggle three generations of women in male dominated 1930's British India. There is mystery and mysticism in the story as well. Through Indira's heartbreaking journey to self discovery, long held secrets come to light as she discovers the strength within herself to break free. The film showcases the inner workings of an affluent, sophisticated, western educated Indian family, providing Hollywood with its first look at aristocratic India.
The story of a young woman, in 1930s British India, seeking an identity of her own against an arranged marriage and the manipulations of a powerful guru. Bringing to life the struggles of 3 generations of women in a male dominated society.
February 12, 2021