Rajjo has created an ashram (sanctuary) for girls and women. The youngest students are taught to read. The adults are given a chance for employment, grounding spices, weaving beautiful pink saris, and when necessary picking up weapons to fight social injustices. Rajjo and her rose-hued gang members are asked to back Sumitra Bagrecha, a politician whose grand promises inspire hope in Rajjo. But when Sumitra reveals her callous, greedy nature, the Gulaab Gang become her worse enemy.
Did You Know?
The similarly-named Gulabi Gang is a real-life group of Indian women vigilantes and activists founded by Sampat Pal Devi
in 2006, and has been the subject of multiple documentaries. Believing Gulaab Gang to be an unauthorized biography of herself, Devi attempted to sue the filmmakers just weeks before the films release. On 5 March 2014, the Delhi High Court passed a stay order against the release of the film throughout India. The high court lifted the stay one day later. See more
As the credits roll on the right side of the screen, the filmmakers acknowledge real life women fighting injustice and making a difference in their communities with a drawing and few sentences telling each woman's story. See more