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MRITYUDAND -- THE DEATH SENTENCE (1997)

Plot: Three women are sentenced to death because they dare to challenge a male dominated society.

Cast: Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Om Puri, Ayub Khan, Shilpa Shirodkar, Mohan Agashe, Mohan Joshi, Harish Patel

Awards
Special Jury Award, Best Feature Film, Cinema Tout Ecran, Geneva (1998)

Audience Award, Best Feature Film, Bangkok Film Festival (1998)

Best Actress, Madhuri Dixit, Screen Awards (1998)

Best Supporting Actress, Shabana Azmi, Screen Awards (1998)

Best Actor In A Negative Role, Mohan Joshi, Screen Awards (1998)

Best Director, Prakash Jha, Zee Cine Awards (1998)

Best Dialogue Writer, Prakash Jha, Zee Cine Awards (1998)

Best Sound (Re-recording), Zee Cine Awards (1998)

Best Feature Film (Critics’ Choice), Prakash Jha, Sansui Awards (1998)

Best Actress, Madhuri Dixit, Sansui Awards (1998)

International acclaim
Mrityudand was invited to the following film festivals -- London, Dublin, Melbourne, Riocine (Brazil), Bangkok, New York Human Rights Festival, Cinema Tout Ecran (Geneva).

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