This short film, by Sarjun KM, delves into the taboo topic of teenage pregnancy through its poignant depiction of family.
‘Maa’ isn’t your average film. It tests the relationship between a mother and her daughter when they are faced with a problem no one saw coming—teenage pregnancy.
Ammu, a 15-year-old avid hockey player, returns home to all the telltale signs that she is pregnant, and confesses to the only person she can trust: her mother, Satya.
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What makes this short film different from others which have dealt with similar topics? Its realistic portrayal of a family and the bond which exists between mother and child. Sarjun KM, the man behind the film, manages to craft a poignant story, which is filled with beautiful moments of realisation, suspense, and above all, the true meaning of what it means to be a family.
You can watch the entire short film, which has crossed over two million views, below!