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Janki
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Bulwa
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Vaidehi
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Maithili (as Mahima Choudhary)
Samir Soni ...
Manish (as Sameer Soni)
Suresh Oberoi ...
Raghu's dad
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Virender
Tinnu Anand ...
Purshotam
Govind Namdeo ...
Hazarilal
Anjan Srivastav ...
Nekchand (Maithili's dad)
Farida Jalal ...
Mrs. Saroj
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Mrs. Hazarilal
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Storyline

Vaidehi (Manisha Koirala) gets married to Raghuvir (Jackie Shroff), an NRI. Suffering the agony of an unhappy marriage, she decides to run away from him when she learns that she is pregnant and he wants to take the child away from her. In her pursuit for freedom, she meets Mythili (Mahima Chaudhury) a bride-to-be, Janaki (Madhuri Dixit) a theatre artist and Ramdulari (Rekha) a village midwife - all of whom are victims of male chauvinism. They however refuse to be put down and fight for their rights. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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When Tears Stop... A Revolution Begins


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19 September 2001 (Kuwait)  »

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Lajja - Schande  »

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£123,160 (UK) (31 August 2001)

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$376,000 (USA) (31 August 2001)
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Karisma Kapoor turned down a role in the film after finding out there was a large star cast, and did not wish to be a part of it. See more »

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Kaliyug Ki Sita
Written by Sameer
Composed by Anu Malik
Performed by Anuradha Paudwal
Courtesy of Universal Music India
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28 September 2004 | by (Heraganahalli, India) – See all my reviews

The Hindi directors are brilliant in depicting gory authenticity that an ordinary viewer is horrified to see on the screen, when even the thought of the same is difficult to fathom. The rape scene of the character of Rekha is something that will haunt any one with a conscience, not only her true portrayal but the ugliness and heinout extent of the crime. The movie has several parts to it each with its own pathetic ending. Madhuri Dixit, Urmila Matondkar have done a formidable job. But the ace is Rekha, whose perf. is truly to the core of the character. She is shown her true potential here. If you have a long day and looking for pure entertainment in the nature of Song&Dance number, this is a movie to avoid, since the brute violence is baffling and lingers and lasts long after the movie.


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