While we understand physical abuse, we rarely comprehend that verbal abuse too can have serious consequences for women.
She couldn’t for the life of her see the goodness around because she had shut her heart to the bright sun and enveloped herself in a dark veil of despair.
Neena Gupta has won Best Actress for her work in The Last Colour, at Indian International Film Festival of Boston. The Last Colour spotlights the plight of widows in Varanasi through the friendship between a young girl and an older woman.
What happens when a young widow embarks on a journey to satisfy herself? Nathicharami as a movie explores exactly that and comes out with flying colours!
How can a woman be auspicious or inauspicious simply depending on the presence or absence of a husband? Time we put behind all such discriminatory traditions!
“No! Mrs Adlam told us to colour-in outside the lines and make a bigger picture so that’s exactly what I'm doing. It’s pretty, right? It’s pretty.”
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