This sensational and thought-provoking contemporary drama delves into very delicate and sensitive concepts that are considered taboo in society – societal norms regarding the acceptability of sexual relationships and the consequences of succumbing to temptation.
Vijay lives a wealthy lifestyle in India along with his wife, Amrita, to who he has been married to for 27 years, and a daughter, Ritu, who is now 18 years of age. The family has a vast estate, where Vijay likes to trek around indulging in his sole passion - photography.
Amrita, who was an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer, she even won two gold medals, gave up her passion to look after the family. This holiday, Ritu brought along a friend, Jia, to this household. Jia, quite childish, now lives with her divorcée mom in Brisbane, Australia, resents her lifestyle, especially after her mom started living with another man.
When Ritu sprains her ankle, both Vijay and Jia are thrown into each other's company. Amrita notices that Vijay suddenly starts singing to himself, then bursting into uncontrollable fits of laughter.
Then all of a sudden, Ritu asks Jia to leave the household, but is prevented by Vijay. Things spiral out of control when Amrita's brother, Shridhar, arrives for a short visit, and finds out that Vijay and Jia have pledged their love for each other. How will this shocking confession affect the lives of all those around them?
Did you know?
After the release of the movie, Director Ram Gopal Verma was served with a High Court notice for infringement of the movie title by award winning Bengali filmmaker Jahar Kanungo, whose similarly titled film Nisshabd won the Cinemaya Best Film and Best Actress award in 2004. Read More