Since its release on May 5, the film “The Kerala Story” has captivated audiences and sparked conversations nationwide. Tackling the sensitive subject of Hindu women from Kerala who were converted to Islam and trafficked by ISIS, the movie has garnered significant attention for its poignant portrayal of their harrowing experiences.
Lead actress Adah Sharma, initially apprehensive about showing the film to her 90-year-old grandmother due to its disturbing content, was pleasantly surprised by her reaction. Adah’s grandmother found the movie educational and informative, advocating for a U/A rating to raise awareness among younger girls and encouraging them to be more vigilant in society.
“The Kerala Story” has touched viewers’ hearts and surpassed box office expectations, nearing the 200 crore mark. Adah Sharma expressed her astonishment at the film’s massive success, stating, “I never expected crores of people to watch it.”
One of the key elements resonating with audiences is the film’s portrayal of the emotional connection between mother and daughter. This heartfelt depiction has struck a chord with viewers, further contributing to the movie’s popularity.