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Bank clerk Subrata is less than supportive when his wife Arati decides to take a job as a door-to-door saleswoman to help support their family. His protests fall on deaf ears and she persists, earning a decent wage, which comes in very handy when Subrata suddenly finds himself out of a job. As the household's sole bread winner, Arati commands new found respect, helping her to redefine her self-identity as an Indian woman of the era.

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To this day, it remains a boldly transgressive work, beautifully illustrating ideas about gender equality as a means of breaking down decrepitly out of touch values.
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UK release date

27 Sep 1963