Subbaiah is a brahmin living off tiladaanam, the meanest form of brahmin duties. He ekes out his living in Hyderabad, by becoming a corpse-carrier, and earning, very little. When the film opens he is told of the birth of a grandson. His daughter-in-law, Padma, is living with him, while his son has become a Naxalite. On the night the child is born, the son ...
Śāstri, Ke. En. Ṭi. - Vaidyanathan, L. - National Film Development Corporation of India
Documentary film on the plight of young girls sold in marriage to visiting Arabs aginst the backdrop of the low status of women and the debilitating poverty of Hyderabad; based on the well known case of Ameena.