Rent Banaras on DVD


2006 Rated NR 2hr 2m

Confronted by the force of social disapproval, a young woman makes a desperate choice in this probing film that digs deep into human relationships. When Shwetambari (Urmila Matondkar), a devoted college student from a rich Brahman family, falls for Soham (Ashmit Patel), a low-caste spiritualist, their romance is thwarted by local conservatives. In despair, Shwetambari faces a decision that may take her from her beloved parents and city.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Hindi: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; making-of featurette.