the unwanted

The Unwanted

A documentary film on leprosy that demystifies the disease

After seeing the harsh realities of leprosy and the plight of the people affected by the disease, New Delhi Television, or NDTV, a pioneer in India’s news television, produced a short documentary film on leprosy, titled, ‘The Unwanted’, in association with The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI). The documentary is an effort to demystify leprosy and disseminate the correct information about the disease.
The film takes the viewer on an emotional and informative journey on leprosy in today’s India and the challenges faced by the people who are affected by the disease. The film is dedicated to create awareness about leprosy and foster an informed and rational dialogue on the issue.

Novartis, the global healthcare company that donates multidrug therapy (MDT) medicines to treat leprosy, sponsored special screening of the film in Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi.

You can watch this incredibly heart-touching documentary here: