Mitr, My Friend

Mitr, My Friend

Mitr, My Friend is a 2002 Indian English movie, directed by Revathi in her directorial debut, written by V. Priya and with screenplay by Sudha Kongara Prasad. Set partly in India and the US, the film was also noted for having an all-woman crew. The movie won the Best English Film of the year award at the 49th National Film Awards. The movie also won Best Actress and Best Editor awards for Shobhana and Beena Paul respectively at the same function. Revathi received the "Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock" at the 33rd International Film Festival of India.


"Mitr, My Friend" is a film about the plight of women who sacrifice their life for the betterment of their family. It also describes the cultural differences experienced by a small town girl on moving to a transposed environment living.