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Acid is in the Mentality

Written by Shreya Pareek

He thought he will destroy not just her face, but her entire life, by throwing acid on her. But, She grew stronger. The short documentary explores the life of Anshu Rajput, who was attacked by her 55-year-old neighbour when she was just 15 years old.

Anshu Rajput was 15-years-old when she was attacked by her neighbour in the middle of the night. The 55-year-old man threw acid on her while she was sleeping. The attack happened days after Anshu refused the man’s proposal to marry him.

The video explores Anshu’s journey of trauma, pain, hope, and inspiration.

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