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Aadaminte makan abu (2011)
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Aadaminte makan abu (2011)
Original name: ആദാമിന്‍റെ മകൻ അബു
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Abu and Aisumma are an aging Muslim couple. Their aspiration is to go for Hajj and they make many sacrifices to achieve this aim. Now in their late 70s, they decide that they will go for Hajj that year. Abu, being a true Muslim, wants to go for Hajj only according to all diktats of Islam. Good-natured people try to help him by loaning the amount, but since this is against the accepted practices of the religion, he refuses to take them. Finally, they are not able to go. On the dawn of the Hajj, Abu tells his wife that they will go the next year. He goes to the mosque to pray on the Hajj morning.
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, psychological, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: pilgrimage, religions or cults, couples, aging, society, couple relations, follow your dream, elderly, golden years, dream, malayalam
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india

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