Provoked: A True Story (2007)

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Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with other women. he also subjected her to spousal rape. After ten years and having two children with him, out of fear, she sets him on fire while he is sleeping, two hours after another scene of domestic violence. He succumbs to the injuries ans she is sentenced to prison for life for premeditated murder. However the Southall Black Sisters, an NGO which fights against domestic violence helps her get justice. And after spending 3 1/2 years in jail, she is set free and reunited with her two children.

Cast: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Robbie Coltrane

Crew: Jag Mundhra (Director), Madhu Ambat (Director of Photography), AR Rahman (Music Director)

Genres: Crime, Drama

Release Dates: 11 May 2007 (India)

Tagline: In prison she found freedom.

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Did you know? The film was dubbed in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu. Read More
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as Kiranjit Ahluwalia
as Lord Edward Foster
as News Vendor
as Young Nurse
as Judge
as Emma Stillman
as Gladys
as Asha
as Sheela Ahluwalia
as Doreen
as Veronica Scott
as Radha Dalal
as Deepak Ahluwalia
as Doctor

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Spoken Languages:
Punjabi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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Music Director: AR Rahman
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04:20
Music Director: AR Rahman
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03:52
Music Director: AR Rahman
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Music Director: AR Rahman
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Music Director: AR Rahman
Taglines:
In prison she found freedom.
She lost her liberty and found her freedom.
Based on a shocking true story.
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Trivia:
The film was dubbed in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu.

The movie was screened at Indian School of Business on 8th of March 2009 on the occasion of International Women's Day.

Towards the end of the filming schedule, director Jag Mundhra had to delay shooting for three days because he was hospitalized for internal bleeding.

The film is based on the autobiographical book "Circle of Light" by Kiranjit Ahluwalia.