Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001) Online
The Saikias are a wealthy family, consisting of father, mother, and two unmarried sons, Sanjoy and Sunil. Sanjoy is the elder of the two, who refuses to marry, and the rest of the family have to live with his temper tantrums, alcoholism, and patronizing prostitutes. They decide to get him married to a woman named, Durga, who comes from a lower caste, & a poor family, who they believe will be able to live with Sanjoy and his weaknesses. Sanjoy initially refuses to marry Durga, but when his mother threatens to cut him off from her will and estate, he relents and marries her. Thus begins Durga's nightmare with Sanjoy - right from day one. On the very first night Sanjoy decides to spent it with a prostitute named Chameli, who gets pregnant. He subsequently forcibly has sex with Durga, and gets her pregnant too, but blames her pregnancy on Sunil. Durga gives birth to a daughter, Deepa, much to Sanjoy's disappointment, as he had expected a son. Years pass by, Deepa is now 12 years old, and ...
|Raveena Tandon||-||Durga Saikia|
|Sayaji Shinde||-||Sanjay Saikia|
|Sanjay Suri||-||Sunil Saikia|
|Raima Sen||-||Deepa Saikia|
|Ranjan Koshal||-||Sailen Mahanta|
|Bharti Jaffrey||-||Laxmi Goswami|
|Shaan||-||Kaushik Nath (as Shaan (II)|
|Nippon Goswami||-||Surya Narayan Goswami|
|Ishaan Barua||-||Bisnu Prasad Saikia|
|Girija Das||-||Mukut Saikia|
|Rest of cast listed alphabetically:|
|Chetana Das||-||House Servant (as Chetona)|
Actress Raveena Tandon did the lead role in this film free of charge.
Raveena Tandon won national award for this film even before theatrical release.
Juhi Chawla was the first choice for the role.
Muzaffar Ali was earlier making a film titled Daman. Starring Zeenat Aman, Suresh Oberoi, Leela Naidu,Saeed Jaffery . He ended up shelving the film and restarting it with Rajesh Khanna and Manisha Koirala. Once again he shelved the film.