Social stigmas, female foeticides, child marriages and rapes have torn apart a countless number of women in this country. India being a developing country still, believes in certain rules which are unnecessarily imposed on women even in today’s date. Women go through a tough time almost everydaydealing with such scenarios. And Leena Yadav‘s Parched will highlightsuch instances in the film where few women will be witnessed depicting the naked truth of a village and the circumstances that come on their way as a hindrance.
Parched (2016) cast and crew
Directed and Written by- Leena Yadav
Produced by- Ajay Devgan
Cast- Radhika Apte, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Surveen Chawla, Lehar Khan, Sayani Gupta and Adil Hussain
Cinematography- Russell Carpenter
Music- Hitesh Sonik
Editor- Kevin Tent
Production Banner- Ajay Devgan FFilms
Parched (2016) synopsis
The storyline of Parched will highlight the agonies and pains of few women residing in a village located in Rajasthan where girls are still treated like a doormat. Child marriages, forceful sex by husbands & family members and domestic violence are a part of their everyday life. Because of which they are utterly frustrated and want to break free from the heinous life and proceed forward in quest of peace and freedom. Tannishtha Chatterjee will be witnessed depicting the character of a widow. The versatile actress Radhika Apte will be essaying the role of a woman who faces horrendous domestic violence by her alcoholic husband, and Surveen Chawla will be seen portraying the character of a prostitute. These women are bound to abide with whatever the men of the village want them to do. However, they somewhere have an urge of coming out of the dirt that has become a part of their everyday life. Nevertheless, they start thinking about their happiness once their saturation point hits the boundary.
Parched (2016) release date
Produced under the banner of Ajay Devgan FFilms Indian drama film Parched was premiered in 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and was highly acknowledged by people. It fetched quite a many awards in various countries as well. However, Parched will be released in India on the 23rd of this month (September).