Category: Feature Film
1857, India is in turmoil. Units of East India Company are in revolt, leading to a popular uprising against British Rule. One scorching Sunday morning in May, a church is attacked and some Englishmen are massacred. Only Mariam Labadoor, the widow of one of the Englishmen, her daughter Ruth, and her mother Mrs James are the survivors. Javed Khan, a brother in law of Sarfaraz Khan, the sepoy who led the massacre, sees Ruth and is obsessed with her and gives her shelter in his home. He will not be at peace until he possesses her. Instead of joining the fight for freedom, Javed Khan stays home, bent upon marrying Ruth, by force...
Cast: Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Jennifer Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Nafisa Ali, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Tom Alter, Sushma Seth, Deepti Naval, Benjamin Gilani, Jalal Agha, Sanjana Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor, Pearl Padamsee, Geoffrey Kendal