Draft:Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal

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Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal is a feature film which released on Netflix in 2019. This is the second feature film directed by Aditya Kripalani. The film is set in Delhi and deals with the rage Women feel at having to live in fear. Four women choose to make an example out of one man. What they seek to avenge, What is it that they discover, about him And themselves?

The film was in production in 2018 and has been screened at film festivals like Garden State film festival, New Jersey Kala Ghoda Film Festival and UK Asian Film Festival, 2018

Plot

Delhi is known as the rape capital of India. Four women from various parts of the Capital, (which is a vast union territory aside from being a city), meet by chance in a ‘Ladies Only’ taxi ride. Getting into an altercation with a man who’s teasing them, they end up choosing to make an example of him. They kidnap him, break him first physically, then mentally, keep him hostage, and bring him to the point of gang rape. Will they succeed in sending out a message to men all over India? Will they see the change they want? Will the darkness they chase, also make its own pact with them in the process? Tottaa Pataaka Item Maal, (The Incessant Fear of Rape), tries to explore these questions.