The film is set in Rajawadi Remand Home, which is surrounded by a lot of controversy because of many illegal activities.
A news channel’s bureau chief DK (Ashutosh Rana) wants to expose these illegal activities and assigns reporter Anjali (Simran Sehmi) to find out all the details. As the story progress to get to know the gruesome details and stark realities that are actually happening with these girls.
Chitrashi Rawat essays the role of Mirchi, the main protagonist with a lot of conviction. Achint Kaur as the evil warden, Amit Behl as the head of the channel and DK’s boss, Murli Sharma as MP and last but not the least Mohan Joshi as the corrupt minister do full justice to their characters.
However, writer and director Ashish Deo falls flat in both the departments as the writing and it’s exclusion both are below average.
Black Home is too depressing and dark. We get to see girls get beaten up, raped, forced into prostitution and even starved to death, but then at the end the film does not offer any solution.
Yes, we agree, that all this is actually happening around us, but then is there hope? Can the girls who are subjected to all this ever see better days?
Well the film does not answer many more questions like these.
Also, if a maker is attempting a film on a serious issue, then one needs to take care, not to be so stark and brutal in it’s presentation.
It’s a fact that even worse things are happening, but then cinema is a visual medium and need to be careful while presenting such issues.
If Black Home was a documentary, things would have been different.
Black Home is all about the lives of minor girls in remand homes, the flesh trade that happens there and the political pressure that reduces everyone ...1.5