Not Only Mrs. Raut

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Not Only Mrs. Raut
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DVD cover
Directed by Gajendra Ahire
Produced by Aditi Deshpande
Starring Aditi Deshpande
Tushar Dalvi
Music by Kaushal Inamdar
Release dates
  • 2003 (2003)
Country India
Language Marathi

Not Only Mrs. Raut is a 2003 Indian Marathi social drama film directed by Gajendra Ahire. Aditi Deshpande, who plays the lead role of Mrs. Raut, has produced the film.

The film won National Award for Best Film in Marathi (Rajat Kamal) at the 51st National Film Awards for "its treatment of two women's struggle against male exploitation and domination".[1]


Mrs. Vidya Raut murders her boss Karkhanis near Juhu Beach and surrenders herself to the police. She also submits the bloody dagger, weapon of murder. Swati Dandavate, a budding scholar advocate decides to fight her case. Her initial meetings with Mrs. Raut go waste as she keeps confessing her crime and is ready for the punishment. Convinced that something is hidden, Swati decides to find it out. Swati's husband Aditya, who is also an advocate, is now public prosecutor in this case. His elder brother and he try to convince Swati to drop the case which she would obviously lose. But standing against her family, Swati decides to dig out truth and defend Mrs. Raut.



The film won the Silver Lotus Award (Rajat Kamal) for Best Film in Marathi.[1]

Aditi Deshpande won the Screen Best Actress - Marathi award for her performance of Mrs. Raut. She won this award joinly with Sonali Bendre, who played the role of Queen Sheelavati in Anahat (2003).[2]


  1. ^ a b "51st National Film Awards-2003". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 14 Aug 2004. Retrieved 9 Mar 2012. 
  2. ^ "Screen Weekly Awards 2004". IMDB. 15 Jan 2004. Retrieved 9 Mar 2012. 

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