A Married Woman Will Explore Different Themes Like Political Unrest, Self-Discovery And Homophobia

The Married Woman featuring Ridhi Dogra and Monica Dogra is a story of self-discovery essaying some vital themes. The show will capture the nuances of one’s dual life.

ZEE5 Web Desk

February 17, 2021


Original Series


4 min


The year 2021 is proving out to be a real treat for the movie buffs with an array of quality-oriented content. The filmmakers are experimenting with new concepts with interesting storylines. Similarly, ZEE5 originals are entertaining the audience with norm-breaking storylines and interesting characters. And yet again, presenting another atypical drama ZEE5 recently released the trailer of its upcoming show The Married Woman.

The show is based on Manju Kapur’s renowned novel A Married Woman. Set in the 1990s, the trailer gives us a gist of Aastha and Peelika’s lives. Aastha is a typical housewife whose life seems to be on a perfect track, however, as an individual, she feels incomplete and that’s where the real journey of her life begins. After a series of events, she meets Peeplika, an artist who becomes a guiding light in her journey.

The Married Woman is a story of self-discovery essaying some vital themes and capturing the nuances of one’s dual life. Ahead of its release here’s taking a look at some interesting themes that have gotten all of us excited.

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Imagine the routine of a housewife in the early 90s, bounded with societal stereotypes over gender roles. Aastha lives this typical lifestyle of an Indian housewife where everything seems perfect for her. However, when she meets an artist named Peeplika, her life changes for good. She realizes her self-worth and decides to embark on the journey of self-discovery.

Political Unrest Of 1992-93

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The show is set against the backdrop of 1992-93 political unrest in India which ultimately becomes the external conflict of the show. Amid which Aastha will be seen dealing with the tragedies of her personal life. And when these two conflicts will merge, it would definitely make the plot more interesting.


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Also, at the heart of this show is the blossoming romance between Peeplika and Aastha. Through this angle, the story will highlight the stereotypes and beliefs people had when it came to one’s sexuality. This would be another interesting arc in the story and amid the chaos of riots and political conflicts, these two characters will fight for their rights.

The trailer has received a great response from the audience. So, get ready to witness this epic journey of self-discovery. The Married Woman will be streaming on ZEE5 from March 08.

Meanwhile, stay tuned to ZEE5 for more interesting content and stories.



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