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Lakshmi (2014)

Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13 year old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where ... See full summary »

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Nagesh Kukunoor

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Nagesh Kukunoor
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Cast

Credited cast:
Monali Thakur ... Lakshmi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vibha Chhibber Vibha Chhibber ... Amma
Ranjeet Jha Ranjeet Jha ... Customer in Brothel
Ram Kapoor ... Avinash
Satish Kaushik ... Sr. Reddy
Gulfam Khan Gulfam Khan ... Corporator Radha
Nagesh Kukunoor ... Chinna
Priyanka Priyanka ... Uma Didi
Fllora Saini ... Swarna
Shefali Shah ... Jyothi (as Shefali Shetty)
Ramakrishna Shenoy Ramakrishna Shenoy ... Mohan
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Storyline

Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13 year old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where she is raped and brutally beaten she barely survives with the help of the other girls and her own will to never give in. Finally she is rescued in a police raid. Against all odds, Lakshmi shows courage where everybody else fails. Resisting all pressure - violent threats, coercion and bribes, she stands up in court and in a landmark case in India, succeeds in putting the traffickers behind bars.

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A Story of Hope.Courage.Victory

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Country:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

21 March 2014 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Лакшми See more »

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One of the most Brilliant movie I have seen.
14 March 2015 | by bhaskar-saxenaSee all my reviews

I have always been fan of Nagesh Kukunoor's movie however Lakhmi is the best movie from Nagesh. Brilliant performance by Monali (Lakshmi) and Nagesh.

I din't even know when this movie was released and how come I missed this movie. movies from Nagesh have always have something new and have a meaningful story as well as have some message to society.

Lakshmi is based on true story.The movie story is little disturbing, however the way it has been directly is extraordinary. Performance of Monali Thakur is brilliant, the maturity of acting is comparable to Konkana sen.

Very few movies that have toughed me and Lakshmi is one of them.

Would 100% recommend this movie for all 18+ (strictly) audience.


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