Provoked: A True Story

Synopsis: Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with other women. he also subjected her to spousal rape. After ten years and having two children with him, out of fear, she sets him on fire while he is sleeping, two hours after another scene of domestic violence. He succumbs to the injuries ans she is sentenced to prison for life for premeditated murder. However the Southall Black Sisters, an NGO which fights against domestic violence helps her get justice. And after spending 3 1/2 years in jail, she is set free and reunited with her two children.
Director(s): Jag Mundhra
Production: Eros Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
113 min

He hasn't said a word since we found her

Ms. Alvadia. Are you alright?

l am police constable, O'Connor!

l think we need to get herto hospital

You are okay!

l am going to die

We are going to find someone here to talk to you




B*tch tried to call me!

Oh....How can it be?

This is where it started

The victim sprang out of bed

And fled down the stairs..

managing to set fire the everything

where he touched down the way

Before finally...

Ending up in a quivering heat..

from the front loan and outside

because he was 500 degrees somwhere

Case is solved!

That is what l thought first..

But look again!

Not exactly flash clean, is it?

Where is the wife?

l will be back in a minute!

You know why could you use this?

l know they are handful

Boys are always the hardest

My name is James!

Can you tell me yours?

lt's okay!

l don't need to say anything if you don't want to!



My name...Kiran!

What happened?

Say something, girl!

What happened to you?

Kiran Jeet!

What wrong with her...

ls she hurt?

Who are you?


Who are you?

Kiran Jeet Adavalia!

And Mrs. Adavalia!

l am detective sargeant...come with me!

Mrs. Adavalia...please

Kiran..What do they want?

Kiran Jeet...Kiran Jeet.!

Why are you taking her?

Avadalia into the ...court!

lt is now 9:
30 am., Tuesday

the 19th May, 1989

My name is detective Sargeant, Maiz

Also present in the room is constable,

James O'Connor observering

Mrs. Alavadia is aware why this

interview is being conducted

with sargaeant present!

Mrs. Alavadia..there was a fire.. your home last night

Your husband was very badly injured

Have you any idea how the fire started?

Your husband has made a very serious

allegation against you

That you understand!

Would you like to translate the prison?

terminating interview at 10:39 a.m.

Ask her, Now!

With all due respect sir...

l thought it might be easierto ger confession if

she actually knew what we are asking?

Three, four months....oh....Six...

l can see you could tell me

Perhaps she will be more comfortable with

no senior officer observing

This is my ....

That was totally rubbish



l believe she is Punjabi detective sargeant!

Oh well...clever one.

l tell you what!

Now what do you say?

Good luck!

Resuming Adavalia's interogation on

..May 09, 1989 and time is 10:42 a.m.

Do you recognize any of these arms?

you should do because

all three foes were taken to hang

Mrs. Adavalia..

The was not an accident at all!


Answerthe questions


You don't want to talk!

l am talking to you

Your husband was asleep!

And you burned him in the room

You thrown a candle

And yourfingerprints are on candle, as

well as bucket!

So come on and tell us why did you do that?


Why did yo do this?

Right! is okay!

l know you are frightened, but no one

here wants to hurt you

We just need to know what really happend?

l want to see my children!

Just tell us first what happaned?

Then you can go to your children

l liked him and he beated me

Not exactly a confession!

Not exactly....She....!

We don't know why she did it?

But why did she do it?

ln case she might...?

That will enough forthat sargeant!

We have enough to charge

Show the lady to her cell!

Fireball Mum Torches Spouse..

Fireball Mum Torches Spouse

Asian Mum Torches Spouse

Hey...that's my copier!

lt's the bank's now


l am really sorry about that!


l know..l know...

Don't worry l am handling it!

How we are supposed to make flyers

without a copier?

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