Vaanku

Vaanku

Dir: Kavya Prakash / India / 108 Minutes / Malayalam / / 2019

Raziya is a Muslim girl, who resides with her mother Jazmi, brother Bachu and father Razag. Raziya is a mature, intelligent, composed, loving and spiritual girl. Raziya and her friends Deepa, Jyothi and Shameena are in the last semester of their college and the four girls discuss their desires that they wish to fulfil before they graduate. Shameena proclaims that she wants to go for a movie with Aadil, while Deepa announces her desire to hug Varma Sir, while Jyothi says she wants to confess her love to John. Raziya’s friends fulfil their desires and they compel Raziya to reveal her desire. Raziya reveals that she wants recite Vaanku (Azaan or Call to Prayer). Word get out that Raziya wants to recite the Vaanku and this creates a stir as it is considered a taboo for women to recite Vaanku or Azaan. Raziya despite all the obstacles manages to recite the Vaanku.

 

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