Director: M.S. Sathyu
Summary: A story of a young photo journalist's brief encounter with a girl who has made a 'Basavi'(Devdasi) at the altar of the village Deity to save people who were hit by a devastating epidemic. Ananda the protagonist specializes in photographing ancient monuments and writing about various rituals and customs that have gone unquestioned. During one of his sojourns in some remote area in Karnataka he comes across the strange case of a village girl 'Chenni', daughter of the village Patel and gets obsessed by her very unusual life. In Trying to explore more information about her he discovers that she is a victim of blind faith and the story unfolds an unfortunate turn of events, only to change their lives forever.