HOME | Back | Next

Fire (1998)

Two sisters-in-law, deserted by their respective husbands, seek solace in each other's arms.

The film gave rise to a huge controversy, and its screening was stalled at many theatres. The film's exploration of a lesbian relationship touched more than a few conservative Indian nerves.

Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das nonetheless turned in conviction-laden performances.

Back | Next