Vanaprastham
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Vanaprastham
Shaji Karun's love story takes its inspiration from Kathakali, a dance-drama with a 500-year history, which is indigenous to the Kerala region of India. In the late 1930s, 10-year-old Kunhikuttan begins his training in this very taxing art form. When he is eighteen, he is forced to marry someone he does not love. The marriage is disastrous. As he becomes more and more successful in his career, he meets a young woman named Subhadra who is married to high society but somewhat lost in her gilded cage. Subhadra is obsessed by the hero of the Mahabarata Epic, Arjuna, who also loves a woman… More

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"That old story again: Boy pretends to be mythological figure, girl digs mythological figure, girl sort of digs boy because of his mythological role-playing expertise."
‑ Burl Burlingame, Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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