Indian cinema has no scarcity of films which either courted major controversy or faced complete ban and were never released in the country. Interestingly, these pictures have garnered rave critical reviews and been well-received at international film festivals. From themes that deal with communal violence to homosexuality and politics, these are some of the most controversial films ever made in India. Garm Hawa is a film based on an unpublished story by eminent Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai. In , India gained independence from the British colonial rule, but it also came at a heavy price—the division of the country to India and Pakistan. Garm Hawa tells the poignant story of a Muslim businessman who is torn between staying back in India, the land of his forefathers, or joining his relatives in Pakistan. It is one of the best films to showcase the plight of the Muslims in the country in a post-partition era. The film was deferred for eight months, fearing communal violence, before it was released.
The production is impressive, however, and has some powerful moments. Sadly, the worldview is mixed and unfocused, with Christian, Muslim, Hindu, occult, and other elements. The movie makes you sympathize more with the Christian woman, but the Romantic, syncretistic ideals of the author seem to overshadow the story in general. Saleem narrates the story, but he actually begins the story by telling how his parents got together, both his adopted parents and his birth parents. It turns out that the Christian nurse at the hospital where Saleem was born switched two baby boys. One baby, Saleem, was born to a poor Hindu couple, while the other, Shiva, was born to a rich Muslim couple.
Act II: The woman survives and rehabilitates herself. Act III: The woman takes revenge and kills all of her rapists. R min Horror, Thriller. An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. Votes: 27, Day of the Woman better known by its re-release title, I Spit on Your Grave is a controversial rape revenge film.
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