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Name Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women
Release Date Wednesday, January 26, 2005
About Movie A woman, attended by two midwives, is giving birth in a small village in India. When the child's cry rings, the father bangs on a steel plate to attract the attention of all the villagers, who assemble, eager to hear the good news. But when the midwife announces that the child is a daughter, the banging stops, followed by a stunned silence. Shortly thereafter the father takes the baby and drowns it in a Calderon of milk. This practice continues on and as a result, many years later there are men and boys everywhere and no women. A widowed man, Ramsharan, ponders his plight and that of his two grown son, who he is unable to get married. No marriage has taken in this village for 15 years, save for one, which was annulled as the young 14-year old bride turned out to be a 14 year old boy. But there is hope when a friend informs Ramsharan that he has located a bride for his eldest, a beautiful young woman named Kalki, who lives nearby, sheltered by her father. Ramsharan pays a substantial ...
Genre Drama
Language Hindi
Cast & Crew Members of Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women
Tulip Joshi
Tulip Joshi
as Kalki
Piyush Mishra
Piyush Mishra
as Jagannath

Karan Bali
as chief assistant director: India

Joshua Clement (II)
as chief assistant director: India (as Nirmal Joshua)

Shajith Koyeri
as sound editor

Sridevi (I)
as presenter
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