by Shekhar Kapur. Discover Virgin’s landmark title – Shekhar Kapur’s Devi. Tara Mehta, an unsuspecting young woman in the futuristic Indian city Sitapur is the Devi. She has no idea that she will become the centerpiece of a divine battle between the Gods of Light and the demon Lord Bala. A powerhouse of a story about a young woman battling for survival in a landscape of ancient legends, duty and fate, Devi walks the line between tradition, destiny, and free will. Where will she fall? In the Divine? Or the Diabolical?