• Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

“Sati” is a 1989 Indian film directed by , which deals with the theme of female oppression in traditional Indian society. The film is set in the 19th century and tells the story of a young widow, who is forced to lead a life of deprivation and seclusion after her husband's death, as per the practice of Sati.

“Sati” stars , who delivers a powerful performance as the protagonist, and also features actors like Saeed Jaffrey, Neena Gupta, and Siddharth. The film was critically acclaimed for its sensitive portrayal of the issues faced by women in traditional Indian society, and for its strong feminist message.

“Sati” won several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie. It was also screened at several international film festivals, where it received widespread acclaim.

Despite its critical success, “Sati” was not a commercial success, and its themes and subject matter made it a controversial film at the time of its release. Nevertheless, the film has since gained a cult following and is regarded as a classic of Indian cinema.

Directed by
Produced by NFDC
Screenplay by
Arun Banerjee
Story by Kamal Kumar Majumdar
Music by Chidananda Das Gupta
Chandan Raichaudhri
Cinematography Ashok Mehta
Edited by Shaktipada Roy
Release date 23 November 1989 (India)
Running time 140 minutes
Country India
Language Bengali


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