|Release||November 4, 2005 (Limited)|
|Cast||Lisa Ray, Seema Biswas, John Abraham, Sarala, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Waheeda Rehman, Raghuvir Yadav, Vinay Pathak, Rishma Malik, Meera Biswas|
|Genres||Drama, Musical, Mystery|
Set in the 1930s during the rise of the independence struggles against British colonial rule, the film examines the plight of a group of widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. It focuses on a relationship between one of the widows, who wants to escape the social restrictions imposed on widows, and a man who is from a lower caste and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.