The Aruna Shaunbag case, brought into national attention by journalist Pinki Virani, has been a tragic one.
Aruna, a nurse in Mumbai was sexually assaulted by a ward boy in 1973 and she has been bed ridden till date. There was a demand for mercy killing but the Supreme Court of India turned down the petition.
Now, a Malayalam film titled Maram Peyyumbol is being shot with actor Anumol playing the role of a nurse. The character, it seems has been inspired from Aruna's story.
Maram Peyyumbol is being directed by Anil Thomas. The film was announced with Gauthami Nair in the lead, but she has now been replaced by Anumol.