July 28, 2017

Netflix seldom produces docu-series on India for its 500 million viewers around the
globe. But something very inspiring drew its attention – the captivating story of five
young girls from southern India’s poorest families as they attempt to overcome personal
hurdles and embrace the opportunities of a modern progressive world. Directed by
Oscar Award winning film-maker Vanessa Roth, and music composed by the acclaimed
artist A.R. Rahman, this four-part documentary brings out, in its rawest form, the human
drama of the social underclass and their dreams and hopes
The author, Shilpa Raj, is among the five girls whose life-stories are presented in the
documentary. The trailer for the film can be seen at:

Netflix will begin streaming the film from July 28, 2017 in over 100 countries in over 30