Starring Shabana Azmi, Madhuri Dixit, Ayub Khan, Shilpa Shirodkar, Mohan Joshi and Om Puri
Mrityudand is a story of three women in a Bhiar Village who are being terrorized by their men. Ketaki, a young bride, watches as her kind loving husband becomes an abusive drunk due to his business dealings. Chandravati, Ketaki's sister-in-law, crushed when her husband of 17 years leaves her to become a pandit, finds love with the family's kind hired help. Kanti, a servant, whose husband is forced to leave the village to pay off a debt, turns to prostitution in order to help him. Ketaki deciding they have taken enough from their men, teaches the women to fight back. When the women revolt, a mass execution is planned by the village men in retaliation. What will be the fate of Chandravati's love child? Will Ketaki avenge the murder of her husband? Can Ketaki save Chandravati and her lover from Mrityudand Death Penalty? Watch this different but brilliant movie to find out what happens to these women.