BIRDS OF A FEATHER
While one is held back by metal fetters, the other’s cage is psychological. Nisha, who is beaten black and blue by her husband because she “doesn’t look good” finds it difficult to see that a world lies beyond her boundaries. She has gone back to her violent husband because she has two young children and believes she cannot bring them up without him.
Sudharak Olwe (born 1966) is a Mumbai-based documentary photographer,
whose work has been featured in national publications and exhibited in Mumbai,
Delhi, Malmo (Sweden), Lisbon, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Washington.
He has drawn immense admiration and awe in the Indian subcontinent for revealing
the naked reality of life’s tragicomic social theater in 2005, he was one of the four awards for the
National Geographic’s “All Roads Photography Program”.
He was awarded Padma Shri
one of India’s highest civilian honors for his social work in 2016.