IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY:
Girija lived in complete ignominy. Even as her husband fathered four children by her, he always insisted that she should cover her face whne they had sex because he didn’t like her. Today, he lives with his mistress (his brother’s wife), while she has gone back to her maternal home along with her kids.
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.