Only few women have the courage to stand up against the world and rewrite their life. Neera Chopra is one such woman. When she was pregnant with her daughter, her in laws threatened to abandon her daughter in an orphanage since they wanted a son. However, without relenting to her family’s threats, she decided to move out and start her own life. All for her daughter. Today her daughter stands tall, an achiever. A woman who was adjudged Miss India World 2009. This is the story of the power of a mother.

This is an excerpt from ‘The World Before Her’, a documentary by Nisha Pahuja, presented by Anurag Kashyap in India. You can find out more about the film here and here .