A very good movie got stuck because of cheap, dirty Indian politicians….that’s what comes in my mind when I think about the movie Water. The local politicians did not let Deepa Mehta shoot the move in Varanasi and did lot of hoo ha…but finally the movie completed but it could not get released in India…not even Music too…..

I just finished watching this movie on my PC and I must say..the movie is one of the best films by Deepa Mehta…

The movie is all about Widows and how do they live…the story takes back to 1938…starting with a very touching scene…

The family is going somewhere in a cart, the kid is enjoying in her own world, someone is trying hard to keep one person alive…the kid has no idea about what was happening, she was happy with her sugarcane…

After sometime…her dad comes and tells her…”You are Widow now”…the kid surprisingly asks him “For how much time?”

This was one of the touching scenes of the movie and then the movie adds array of touching and shocking facts which we never knew…

The girl Chuiya is sent to widow house to stay with other widows…the world where Widows do not have life…they starve for food, they cannot enjoy with other people…and they turn to prostitution…

The movie throws light on exploitation of widows by rich brahmin people….the movie also tries to show the love between Narayan (who is educated) and Kalyani (who is widow)…but the main aim of the movie was to show the exploitation on widows by other people..how they were dragged to prostitution….

I found this movie perfect from all point of view, music (only songs) by A.R.Rahman was just too good, the background score of the movie was also very good….

The movie was shot very well..I just loved the colors and great cinematography…just amazing…

On the acting part, Sarala (Chuiya) and Seema Biswas (Shakuntala) were the best…specially the kid Chuiya…

So in short, if you are serious movie lover, then you must watch this movie…the movie is already out on DVD in US and other countries except India, I guess. So if you are in India and want to watch this film..then there are many other ways to get this great movie ;)