Director: Sumitra Bhave, Sunil Sukthankar; Writer: Sumitra Bhave; Producer: NFDC, Doordarshan; Cinematographer: Charudatt Dukhande; Editor: Sunil Sukthankar, Sumitra Bhave; Cast: Renuka Daftardar, Uttara Baokar, Sonali Kulkarni, Sadashiv Amarapurkar, Suryakant Mandhre, Madhu Kambikar, Parth Umarani, Seva Chauhan, V.M. Vachal, Abhay Kulkarni, Sunil Sukhtankar, Sunil Godse, Pournima Manohar, Sharadchandra Pandav, Vidya Mulgund, Suhas Dharane, Dilip Halyaal, Deepak Aalegaonkar, Datta Bhuvad, Vasant Bhadake, Shrirang Umrani, SHreeram Shvade, Alka Karale, Vimal Killedar, Ranjana Jagtap, Devika Daftsrdar, Reshma Mule, Supriya Dingikar, Abha Awati, Anupama Bhosle, Amruta Karkare, Avanti Umrani, Amit Sahasrabuddhe, Baby Nikam, Varad Shevade, Sunil Taare and Associates, Dr. Borkar, Ketaki Amrapurkar, Sanjay Nemane.
Duration: 02:21:11; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 28.898; Saturation: 0.279; Lightness: 0.223; Volume: 0.173; Cuts per Minute: 10.007
Summary: Debut feature by sociologist and NGO activists
Bhave and Sukhtankar, known earlier for their
short film Chakori (1992). Two sisters from a
poor rural family sustain their relationship in
the face of a variety of problems. Their parents
(Suryakant, Baokar) are wage labourers who
also attempt to till their piece of infertile land.
Gauri (Dafardar), whose marriage is
abandoned when the groom dies, ends up a
prostitute in order to pay for her sister
Krishna’s (Kulkarni) future and her family’s