• Publication date: April 13, 2014

Provoked

The true story of a Punjabi woman who leaves India to marry a London-based man who abuses her, resultinghis death and her imprisonment.

Program data

Duration: 180

Production Year: 2006

MBC Bollywood:

April 13, 2014 22:00 (KSA) ~ April 13, 2014 21:00 (CLT)

Nineteen year old girl, Kiranjit, lives in a small Punjab village when she meets handsome family friend Deepak.

After a whirlwind romance, Kiranjit and Deepak married and prepared to move into Deepak's home in London.

Kiranjit's storybook romance would quickly give way to a terrifying reality however when, over the course of the following decade, the loving bride suffered a relentless torrent of emotional and physical abuse of her tyrannical husband.

Eventually pushed to her breaking point and desperately fearing for the safety of her children, Kiranjit killed Deepak and was subsequently sentenced to life in prison.

Starring:

  • AishwaryaRai,
  • Robbie Coltrane
  • Miranda Richardson
  • Naveen Andrews

Directed by: Jag Mundhra