Daughters of Destiny (TV series)

Daughters of Destiny is a 2017 English-language original Netflix documentary series created by Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth. It follows a group of disadvantaged children in rural India enrolled in the Shanti Bhavan residential school located in Tamil Nadu, India.[1][2][3]

Daughters of Destiny
Created byVanessa Roth
StarringShilpa Anthony Raj
Abraham George
Ajit George
Country of originUSA
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Running time56-65 min.
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseJuly 28, 2017 (2017-07-28)


Daughters of Destiny is shot over seven years, and follows a group of girls from rural India who are denied education because of their caste.[1][2][3]



It was released on July 28, 2017 on Netflix streaming.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Daughters of Destiny review – a documentary full of hope and adorable children". The Guardian. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Review: 'Daughters of Destiny' on Netflix Explores Caste Struggles in India". The New York Times. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "In Daughters of Destiny, Educating the "Untouchables"". Vogue. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  4. ^ Daughters of Destiny. Netflix.

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