Barrister Babu (Life of a Child Bride to Barrister)

By Pickle  October 19, 2022
Barrister Babu (Life of a Child Bride to Barrister), Pickle Media

Drama Episodes: 408 X 30’ 2020-21

Set against the archaic and orthodox backdrop of Kolkata in India, this is the story of an eight-year-old Bondita who is being married off to a 60-year-old man. But as fate would have it, her life takes a sudden tragic turn when her would be husband dies during the ceremonies! While she becomes prey to the social injustice that insist she live the life of a young widow, fate leads her to Anirudh, a London-return Barrister who wishes to liberalize women and unstrap them from cultural stereotypes. Seeing her plight, he steps up to marry her instead, in order to free her from the bondage of the conservative society.

As he pledges to fight against the age-old norms and help Bondita find her identity, he unfolds a pathway for her to become a ‘Barrister’ . While Bondita asks some thought-provoking questions, Anirudh through his journey tries to fight them. Will Bondita and Anirudh be able to fight against this broken culture and mark the beginning of a revolution?


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