By Chintan (12 Aug 2009)
Coincidentally, I watched Lajja and Matrubhoomi on two consecutive days. Both dealt with the male dominated society in India, woman’s inability to change it, and how the disparity goes unnoticed by both.
This is got to be a classic of Hindi cinema. It is so well done, technically and performance-wise and the selection of the top-class female cast alone is a reason to like this film. But most of all it did an outstanding job of taking on a serious issue and yet produce a powerful work of art that shines.
Life continues as it has been for centuries, unquestioned, ... » read more