During World War II and the last days of British occupation in India,15 year-old Vidya dreams of attending college. But when her forward-thinking father is beaten senseless by the British police, she is forced to live with her grandfather's large traditional family, where the women live apart from the men and are meant to be married off as soon as possible. Vidya's only refuge becomes her grandfather's upstairs library, which is forbidden to women.
"Interesting Take on WWII Defiance"
Madhur (meaning sweet as honey) Jaffrey grew up in a large family compound by the Yamuna River in Delhi where her grandfather often presided over dinners with forty or more members of his extended family savoring together the wonderfully flavorful dishes that were forever imprinted on Madhur's palate.
"Great story - Poor Sound Recording!"
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All her life Megha has diligently done what was expected of her: the graduation in economics, the MBA in marketing, and now the strait-laced job in a high-profile FMCG company. But lately, she's been wondering if this unending routine of juggling late hours and unreasonable deadlines is really her life's calling. Her mother's desperate attempts to put her on the marriage market are not making life any easier. The last thing she needs is having her suggestions trampled upon by her team's new creative consultant, Yudi: gorgeous, sardonic and only too eager to disagree.