Swati (1986)


Director:Kranthi Kumar

Description:Sharda, a nurse and single mother, raises her daughter Swati as an independent, articulate young woman. Swati is a strong advocate of women’s rights in a society where there is significant male domination. Swati deals with eve teasers firmly, sometimes with considerable force. When a married friend of hers gets raped in the presence of her husband, she acts as a counsellor and helps them adjust to the reality of a society that blames the victim and not the rapists. Swati takes on a huge transformation when she meets a political activist and falls in love with him. She embarks on a project of matchmaking for her mother and engineers a wedding with a widower who has a grown-up daughter.


Starring:Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Vinod Mehra


Writer:Kranthi Kumar (screenplay), Kranthi Kumar (story), Rahi Masoom Reza (dialogue)

Imdb rating:6.9

Imdb votes:55

Released on:02 May 1986


Category: drama hindi-movies