By Arundhati Roy
Adapted by Tanika Gupta
A tale of forbidden cross-caste love and what a community will do to protect the old ways.
When Rahel returns to Kerala to be re-united with her twin brother Estha, painful memories of the past come flooding back.
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Baby Kochamma's hatred of untouchables is fuelled when she gets caught up in a Communist Party Demonstration.
Ammu escapes a violent husband and takes refuge in her parents' house where she falls for the untouchable carpenter Velutha.
Everything changes for Rahel and Estha when Chacko's ex-wife Margaret arrives in Kerala with their daughter Sophie Mol.
Mammachi is horrified to discover that the untouchable carpenter Velutha has been overstepping the boundaries.
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Tragedy strikes when the children run away from home.
When Velutha's relationship with Ammu is discovered, is there anyone they can turn to for help?
Baby Kochamma's hatred and fear of untouchables leads to devastating consequences.
The twins are separated following Sophie Mol's death but will Ammu succeed in reuniting the family?
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Rahel and Estha call into question the 'Love Laws' as they remember Velutha and their beloved mother, Ammu.