Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

The film is a biopic of Savitribai Phule, the first woman teacher of India. It revolves around the life and struggle of Savitribai Phule along with her husband Jyothiba Phule, to eradicate the social evils like untouchability, child marriage and the practice of Sati. They strive through their life and succeed in bringing the downtrodden to the main stream and imbibing in them the value and importance of education. The film is based on the novel by Dr. Sarjoo Katkar and directed by Vishaal Raj.