Maya Memsaab (1993)
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama, Mature
Based on Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary', Maya Memsaab is the story of Maya, a young, beautiful, enigmatic woman driven by desires and dreams. When her father fell and broke his leg, a young doctors walked into the house, entered her dreams, and into her life. They got married. Initially she was excited about starting a new life, redecorating the house and discovering togetherness. But once the shine wore off, the monotony of marriage, life in a small town and the mediocrity of a middle class existence, drive her towards finding new excitements. Reality was suffocating her and her dreams and desires were driving her mad. She sought relief in extramarital relations, at first platonic, then passionate and finally pathetically possessive. But adultery also became as monotonous as marriage. Her self created mirages, her dreams and desires push her towards living in fantasies. She was a lovely woman doomed by her desires and dreams sometimes tragic, sometimes comic, sometimes heroic and maybe sometimes magical...
Cast: Deepa Sahi, Shahrukh Khan, Farooq Shaikh, Raj Babbar, Shreeram Lagoo, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal, Raghuvir Yadav, Satyadev Dubey, Sudha Shivpuri