( DRAMA | ROMANCE | 2005)

The film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from the highest caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi. 

Release Date: November 4, 2005
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 117 min.
Director: Deepa Mehta
Producer(s): Ajay Virmani, Deepa Mehta Films, David Hamilton Productions, 
Echo Lake Productions (I), Harold Greenberg Fund, The Noble Nomad Pictures, 
Téléfilm Canada
Screenplay: Deepa Mehta
Cast: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas