Assamese film Me and My Sister, based on the issue of
female foeticide, is scheduled for release in seven
languages on 13 July.
Rajesh Bhiyan directed film throws light on cases of
exploitation of women and ill-treatment prevalent in
the state of Assam.
the film was made in Assamese for the people of Assam.
But the recent storm created by Aamir Khan's show Satyamev
Jayate on female foeticide forced producer Nepon Dhoula
to dub the film in languages such as Hindi, Marathi,
Bengali, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani and English.
Dhoula, "The film deals with the fate of girl
child. Currently, under the Indira Gandhi child Welfare
scheme, Government of India presents an amount of
Rs 25,000 on the birth of first girl child to the
families and Rs 20,000 on the birth of second which
we feel is not enough and should be increased."
film, shot in cinemascope, has been produce under
banner NBDK Production.