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Two strangers are forced into a life of servitude to the local deity. They fall in love and want to start a new life but will the wrath of a highly superstitious community let them live in peace.

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Upendra Limaye ...
Tayappa
Mukta Barve ...
Suli
Vinay Apte ...
Basappa
Kishore Kadam ...
Yamnya
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Suli an innocent, happy carefree girl tethering on the brink of womanhood is unexpectedly forced into a life of servitude to the local deity when the uneducated, rural community in which she resides compels her to live a life of subjugation and serfdom on account of rampant superstitions that plagues the village. As Suli struggles to adjust to the new life unexpectedly thrust upon her, a far cry from the dreams and aspirations she once harbored, she meets Tayappa, a man forced to drape a sari and live the life of a woman and a homosexual as he too is a victim of the same circumstances that afflict her life. Brought together by the plight of their similar circumstances and wretched futures, Suli and Tayappa develop a warm and cherishing camaraderie, which eventually blossoms into love. The two gentle, wounded souls seek solace and comfort in each others company. Together they once again dream of living a happy, normal life, but are forced to face the wrath of a highly disapproving ... Written by Official Site

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True Diamond from Marathi Cinema ..
23 January 2011 | by (Pune) – See all my reviews

Its been more than a year since this movie is released ,, But I never got time to watch this film , but today finally saw this amazing cinema , & I was Surprised by this movie ,, Y I missed this Movie when all India n even world saw this movie .. Excellent Acting , Direction ,Story & heart touching music by Ajay - atul.Upendra Limaye and Mukta Barve has done very good and Breath-taking acting in Jogwa . And If u have doubt about it ,,It has 5 National awards ,, got 37 awards before releasing commercially And got Best film in International Film Festival .. so I have nothing to say more ,, If u haven't seen this movie yet ,, please buy DVD today n watch this movie ,, Highly Recommended !!

* Rajeev *


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