Avec: Arvind Swamy, Anuradha, Nasser, Madhubala, Nasser, Janakaraj
Réalisateur: Suhasini, Mani Ratnam
Compositeur: A.R. Rahman
Audio: Tamil Dolby Digital 5.1
Vidéo: Format 16/9 compatible 4/3
Durée: (environ) 300 minutes
Genres: Drame, Romance, Social
"Indira", un drame rural politique bien contemporain dont le centre est Indira et son bien-aimé qui luttent pour leur communauté face à un politicien opportuniste prêt à tout pour s'emparer de leurs terres..
The film tells of the feud between the evil landlord kotamarayar (Ravi) and the villagers of maranur, Whom he drives to a less fertile area across a river. The villagers are led by sethupathy (Nasser), married to the villain's sister and excommunicated for that reason. When sethupathy is killed by the landlord, his daughter indira (Anu) takes over the leadership of the village, with the encouragement of her urban lover (Swamy). In the film's climax, When a flood threatens the portion of the village occupied by the uppercaste sections, Indira succeeds in establishing a humanitarian relationship transcending caste differences and set to the chant is no more fear, there is no thought of slavery.
Rishi Kumar (Arvind Swamy), a computer engineer born and brought up in Madras, has his heart set on wedding a village girl. He arrives in the village to see Senbagam (Vaishnavi) but when she asks him to 'reject' her since she is in love with another man, he points to her sister Roja (Madhubala) as the woman he wishes to marry. Roja, who is initially angry at the turn of events, has a change of heart when she learns the real reason behind why Rishi opted to wed her instead of her sister. An unexpected honeymoon to Kashmir comes up when Rishi's boss falls ill and Rishi has to take his place. But there, Rishi is kidnapped by terrorists who want one of their leaders Wasim Khan released in exchange for Rishi. In a land where she doesn't even know the language, Roja struggles to get her husband released unscathed..