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Maya (2001)

MAYA is a coming of age story set against an 'imaginary and unrealistic' brutal practice of ritual rape which never seemed to happen in any part of India.

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Digvijay Singh
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Credited cast:
Anant Nag ... Arun
Mita Vasisht ... Lakshmi
Nitya Shetty Nitya Shetty ... Maya
Nikhil Yadav Nikhil Yadav ... Sanjay
Virendra Saxena ... Pujari (as Veerendra Saxena)
Mukesh Bhatt ... Ganesh
Shilpa Navalkar Shilpa Navalkar ... Mridu
Shreechand Makhija ... Candyman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bhushan Dhupkar Bhushan Dhupkar ... Guri
Abhichandra Jella Abhichandra Jella ... Vivek
P.K. Sharma P.K. Sharma ... Temple Priest (1)
Prasad Sharma Prasad Sharma ... Temple Priest (2)
Shankar Sharma Shankar Sharma ... Temple Priest (3)
Girish Singh Girish Singh ... Raju
Sasidhar Valluri Sasidhar Valluri ... Butcher
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For 12 year-old Maya, life is very simple in her village in rural India. From innocent pranks to small adventures in the nearby forest, she spends most of her time with her 11 year-old cousin Sanjay. However, their fraternal love will be shattered when Sanjay will fail to save her from an imaginary brutal ritual. Written by <christos@kpics.net>

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A child's innocence shattered by unreal tradition.

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Drama

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

16 January 2002 (Belgium) See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,645
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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heart wrenching
7 February 2006 | by joycekpaulSee all my reviews

Brilliant and heart-wrenching.

If you are an Indian born post-independence like me, this is a must to watch.

My heart just broke into a thousand pieces and something core to my existence died.

To think that this must still be happening in some remote corner of India is even more disgusting.

The biggest paradox that I cannot yet deal with is that a pristine form of art like Bharatanatyam or Sadir coexisted intensely intertwined with a similar age old system.


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