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Mehndi Waley Hath is a Punjabi film from Pakistan released in 2000. The film follows the life of a Pakistani girl named Saima. Saima dearly wants to be married but in Pakistan, when a daughter is married off, her family loses a great portion of their land to her husband. Saima is 35 years old and must be married soon, so her family, in an attempt to save their property, chooses to marry her to the Quran. This does preserve her family's property, but Saima is then doomed to a life of solitude. This film is based on a practice in Pakistan where women are married to the Holy Book and forced to live life alone.

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Mehndi Waley Hath is a Punjabi film from Pakistan released in 2000. The film follows the life of a Pakistani girl named Saima. Saima dearly wants to be married but in Pakistan, when a daughter is married off, her family loses a great portion of their land to her husband. Saima is 35 years old and must be married soon, so her family, in an attempt to save their property, chooses to marry her to the Quran. This does preserve her family's property, but Saima is then doomed to a life of solitude. This film is based on a practice in Pakistan where women are married to the Holy Book and forced to live life alone.
  • Release Date
    2000
  • Language
    Punjabi