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Rajesh Touchriver directs controversial film 'Dahini: The Witch'

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Tanishtha Chatterjee and JD Chakravarthi as the lead actors, the upcoming film titled 'Dahini' is directed by National Award winner Rajesh Touchriver. It is to be noted that this movie revolves around the controversial topic of 'witch-hunt'.

Rajesh's movies are famous to be inspired by true incidents. Now that he is in the game with 'Dahini', it touches upon a subject of human rights concern.

Tainted to be a bold attempt by the makers, the movie Dahini is to highlight the topic of witch-hunting, which manifests as gender-based violence. Rajesh is to portray how the women become victims of witch-hunting in property disputes or other social causes in which gender equality is considered a bad thing, rather than progression.

Dahini features Ashique Hussain, Badrul Islam, Angana Roy, Riju Bajaj, Jagannath Seth, Sruthy Jayan, Dilip Das, and Dattatreya in lead roles. This bold movie is produced by Orion Pictures International Pvt. Ltd. and SunTouch Productions. Human Rights activist and Padma Shree recipient Sunitha Krishnan and Pradeep Narayanan are jointly producing it. Currently, post-production works are on.