The story of a woman who moves to Saudi Arabia as a maid.

Director:

Kamal

Writer:

K.U. Iqbal (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shine Tom Chacko ... Basheer
Murali Gopy ... Bharathan
Sasi Kalinga ... Chandi Mash
K.P.A.C. Lalitha ... Mother of Aswathi
Lena ... Zarina, the wife of Razak Kottekkad
Kavya Madhavan ... Aswathi
Biju Menon ... Radhakrishnan
Sreenivasan ... Razak Kottekkad
Sukumari ... Mother of Razak Kottekkad
Suraaj Venjarammoodu ... Usman
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Aswathi (Kavya Madhavan), who is a lower mid-class Malayali woman from Pattambi, Kerala. Due to the financial constraints of her family and the untimely death of her husband, Ashwathy is forced to be the bread earner of the house and opts to go to the gulf. Usman (Suraj Venjaramood), who is the chauffeur of an Arab family. Originally from Aswathi's village, he arranges the Aswathi's visa and brings her to Saudi Arabia. Many surprises await her, starting at the airport itself. She is forced to wear a burqa at all times, as part of the dress code of the country. She is subsequently exposed to a rigid culture and a slavery-like vocation, and is taken up under a sponsor to work for him as a maid. She joins as house-maid in the Arab villa along with an Indonesian woman (Fatma). Aswathi had to face numerous troubles - sexual abuse and battery in the sponsor's house. Ashwathy is accompanied by Usman, who actually brought her to all the miseries. However, he indulges in a sexual affair with ... Written by GV

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Country:

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Language:

Malayalam

Release Date:

4 February 2011 (India) See more »

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Budget:

INR 21,000,000 (estimated)
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