DAMINI (1993)

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Family drama centred around Damini, a woman of high ideals, who opposes the wealthy family she has married into, and sticks to her decision to testify against her brother-in-law who headed the gang rape of a poor young servant. Her in-laws conspire to cover up the crime and put her out of the family home accusing her of being mentally insane. Incarcerated in a mental institution, Damini manages to escape and is helped in her fight for justice by a down-and- out alcoholic lawyer by the name of Govind. Her husband Shekhar is caught in a dilemma between his family and standing by Damini.

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