A Shaila Films Production, MITTAL VS MITTAL is all set to hit the screens on 26th March 2010.
Starring Rituparna Sengupta, Rohit Roy, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, Gulshan Grover the film is directed by Karan Razdan. Produced by Rajeev Kore, MITTAL VS MITTAL deals with the issue of marital rape.
The music is given by Shamir Tondon and lyrics penned by Shabir Ahmed.
Bajoria Entertainment is distributing the film worldwide.
Girls have dreams - dreams of a fairytale romance, of prince charming sweeping them off their feet, a dream wedding and living happily ever-after. Mitali, a successful model, also had dreams... Then one day she met Karan, the Mittal scion, the heir to one of the richest families in the country. Mitali's simple, middle-class upbringing is in complete contrast to Karan's super-brat lifestyle. But Karan was smitten by Mitali. Accustomed to getting what he wants in life, Karan landed up at Mitali's home with his parents with a marriage proposal. Delighted at their daughter's luck, Mitali's family approved of the match. And Mitali entered Karan's home and life as his newly-wedded bride.
It was not long before Mitali's dreams turned into her worst nightmare. Her mother-in-law detested her and created misunderstandings between Karan and her. Karan turned out to be a puppet in his mother's hands and her father-in-law is a helpless, mute spectator. Karan has a certain pattern of dealing with women and wanted to subdue Mitali's independent streak. He who appeared to be a loving, doting husband was in fact a violent monster at night within the privacy of their bedroom. Unable to bear the humiliation and pain after she resisted his advances and is raped by him, Mitali decided to take charge of her life. She decided to fight back.
Mitali walked out of her in-laws home, hired a lawyer and filed a case against her husband. Karan retaliated by hiring the best lawyer money can buy to fight on his behalf.
Mittal Vs Mittal is about to he heard in court.
It is a case on file that fights for the rights of women like Mitali who are subjugated to domestic violence and inhuman treatment at the hands of husband and in-laws. It is a case that will empower women to fight for their pride, respect and their very right to live with dignity. It is Mitali Mittal versus Karan Mittal...
Rituparna Sengupta as Mitali Mittal: A middle class girl, she is from a family which is in to art and culture. Father is a poet and a novelist. She gets entrapped in a bad relationship. Only because she refuses to give in to Karan Mittal's charms, he pursues her endlessly. Romantically, her mother sees the glitz and the glamour of the Mittal family. Mitali has no reason to doubt Karan Mittal's character. She marries Karan. And becomes Mitali Mittal. Soon her nightmare begins.
Rohit Roy as Karan Mittal: A rich business tycoon. He falls is in love with Mitali. So he claims. But the truth is much darker. He is not used to being refused. Yet he does love her in his own way. But he is a complex character. He oscillates between love and violence. So does his marriage. Ultimately just violence remains. And this man in the name of love and conjugal rights begins to rape his wife regularly.
Gulshan Grover as Harish Salunke: He is a high powered lawyer who fights the case on behalf of Karan Mittal. He is ruthless to the chore. Nothing can unsettle him. But watch out for his last scene. There the audience gets a glimpse of his real self. That's when we realize that the professional mask is different and the personal being is different. Or is it? Is it one more way of being one up on your adversary?
Suchitra Krishnamurthy as Karuna Maheshwari: She is involved with an NGO in the film. An NGO, which is fighting for the rights of the women. She fights Mitali Mittal's case. She is no ordinary lawyer. She fights for justice. It does not matter to her professionally whether she wins or loses her case. She fights not with her head, but with her heart.