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Evening Shadows (2018)

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Under the 'Evening Shadows', truth often plays hide and seek. Set in South India and Mumbai, 'Evening Shadows' is a tender heartwarming story about a mother-son bond that has to withstand the ravages of time, distance and truths.

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Sridhar Rangayan

Writers:

Saagar Gupta (screenplay), Sridhar Rangayan (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Mona Ambegaonkar ... Vasudha
Ananth Narayan Mahadevan ... Damodar
Devansh Doshi Devansh Doshi ... Kartik
Arpit Chaudhary Arpit Chaudhary ... Aman
Yamini Singh ... Sarita
Abhay Kulkarni Abhay Kulkarni ... Ramesh
Veena Nair Veena Nair ... Latha
Disha Thakur ... Neela
Kala Ramanathan Kala Ramanathan ... Granny
Sushant Divgikar ... Sushant
Faredoon Dodo Bhujwala Faredoon Dodo Bhujwala ... Shehzad
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While gay rights and marriage equality has been embraced by most countries, a small town in Southern India lives within a cocoon of traditions and social morality. In such a milieu when a young gay man Kartik, comes out to his mother Vasudha, her entire world comes crashing down. She has no one to turn to dispel her fears and doubts, to understand her loving son's truth. Moreover as a woman, trapped within a patriarchal conservative society, her biggest challenge is to deal with her dogmatic husband Damodar, and the conservative society around her. 'Evening Shadows' is a universal story about a mother-son bonding and its emotional strength to withstand the ravages of time and harsh realities.

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Hindi

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11 January 2019 (India) See more »

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Beautiful depiction of two relationships.
22 March 2019 | by srandhawa-82See all my reviews

The movie shows the love and depth in 2 relations, one of Mother and son and other of two people(in this story) men in Love. The relationship between the men is shown beautifully which breaks usual myths in Indian mentality that it looks wrong, vulgar or two men(or woman) are in this just for sex. It correctly shows that the relationship is a normal one involving care and support for each other and cherishing beautiful moments together.

It also shows the mother at first being in denial and completely shocked when the son out out but then gradually accepts her son as is once she understands that there is nothing wrong about it. She goes on to defend her son in front of his Dad and supports him like a rock. That shows the power of mother's love. She not only faces her fears of the relationship but also discovers her long lost passion for painting, thanks to her son.

Overall a must watch movie for everyone and superb performance by lead actors. Mom played by Mona shines the best.


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