Pani jhadi thi kya? (Did you ejaculate?)” the sneering defence lawyer asks the prosecutrix.Paani nahin, Vakeel Saab, khoon jhadi thi, khoon! (I bled, sir, I bled!)” she cries in reply. This exchange is a part of the courtroom scene in Bawandar, Jagmohan Mundhra’s film on the Bhanwari Devi gang rape case. Based on a true story, the film is also a reflection of a typical rape trial. In that case, the judge acquitted the rapists, refusing to believe Bhanwari Devi. The Rajastha