42. Loved to Death: Mithu and Jassi (Pt.2) - India

The Desi Crime Podcast

Jun 10 2022 • 32 mins


We are naturally drawn to stories with a Romeo and Juliet archetype — forbidden love breaking through the shackles of society to ignite the sparks of passion. But let’s not forget how their Shakespearean saga ends: with their tragic death. Our protagonists today, Mithu and Jassi, bear all the same hallmarks. As passionate as their love was, it faced an even more passionate fervor to repress them. This is the story of tradition forcing love toward death. Welcome to Part 2 of this story!