She is then married to all the five sons simultaneously. Archived from on 5 June 2011. As the news spreads, every man in the area claims paternity of the unborn child, which causes violence to break out in the village. Subsequently, while surfing the web, he read an article mentioning the fact that over the years, millions of girl children had fallen victims to gender discrimination in India. The film examines the impact of and on the and consequently the stability and attitudes of society. Within a week he wrote a 200-page script, which he cut back to 70 pages.
They are shown to be willing to go to the lengths of and courtship-driven to procure spouses for themselves. Kalki references to the forecast of 's tenth incarnation, , who would end the. The film ends on a violent but hopeful note, as she births a baby girl. A sympathetic domestic servant boy helps her to escape but he is brutally murdered by the brothers, while Kalki gets captured by the villagers. Many years later somewhere around 2050 A.
Matrubhoomi's lead actress Tulip Joshi had refused the film after the first reading, but eventually decided to take it up. The cast included actors from Delhi theatre circuit, Sushant Singh, Aditya Shrivastav, and Deepak Bandhu. Kalki is then sent back to her husbands. Each night of the week, she is forced to sleep with one of the men, including Ramcharan. The project received a when its Indian producer Pankej Kharabanda came on board. The now uncouth and aggressive young men of the village are desperate for wives and release their frustration through group screenings of imported , dance performances, and even. The villagers chain her to a post in a cow shed as she becomes a pawn in a game of revenge, in an inter-community conflict.
Her disappointed father, who was hoping for a boy, drowns her in vat of milk in a public ceremony. Having grown up in , he said he was aware of the practice of female infanticide and wanted to write a script about a future village if the practice continued. Kalki asks her father to help her escape but he is blinded by the money given to him as dowry, and he turns her down. In the meanwhile Kalki goes into labour. The film's French producer Patrick Sobelman asked Jha to produce a script outline on the subject, and he put out a two-page synopsis. . He got the idea of Matrubhoomi upon reading, in a news magazine, about a village in without women.
It was dubbed into six languages, including , Telugu, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Bengali, and French, on a budget of Rs. Running time 93 minutes Country India Language Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women : मातृभूमि, : Motherland is a 2003 Indian written and directed by. Kalki becomes pregnant and everybody rejoices. Its storyline bears some resemblance to real-life instances of gender imbalance and economics resulting in and bride buying in some parts of India. Kalki develops a preference towards Sooraj, causing him to be killed by his jealous brothers. The lower caste community of the village hold her responsible for the death of the servant boy, and decide to avenge the murder through.
The men kill each other off over rights to Kalki and her child. It depicts a in an Indian village populated exclusively by males due to female infanticide over the years. A new servant boy is appointed for her care. Of all the men in the boorish lot, only the youngest son Sooraj treats her with respect and tenderness. As women became extinct, the film allowed him to bring to light issues like polyandry, bride buying and rape. Ramcharan Sudhir Pandey a wealthy man and the father of five young men finds out about a single young girl, named Kalki , living some distance from the village and buys her from her father.
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