In a small town in Southern India that lives within a cocoon of traditions and social morality, 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.
Winner of 27 international awards and official selection at 81 film festivals worldwide
Parent support group Sweekar – The Rainbow Parents started through the film’s facilitation, to open up conversations around parental acceptance.
Music Video from the film EVENING SHADOWS featuring the song Surmaee Shaam, composed and sung by eminent singer Shubha Mudgal. Lyrics by Saagar Gupta and musical arrangement by Shantanu Nandan Herlekar.
With Hindi lyrics and English subtitles
Evening Shadows (102min / Hindi) is a Hindi feature film about a son and mother’s bond that is tested by time and truths. Winner of 24 international awards and official selection at 72 film festivals worldwide. The film is directed by Sridhar Rangayan, written by Sridhar Rangayan & Saagar Gupta and produced by Solaris Pictures.