'Mohanaswamy' is out in an English translation this month.
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Love doesn't win, patriarchy does.
This indie, which has received several positive reviews on the film festival circuit, is a drama on the complex relationship between three men.
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The film beautifully encompasses the complex dynamics of the Kapoor family, the secrets, the betrayals, the flaring angers as well as the bond of love that ties everyone together. Sounds familiar? Well, because it is. Yet, there is something different about this movie which makes you watch with interest (even the corny songs).