A Saga of Elder Loneliness

Poonam is a fascinating portrayal of elderly loneliness, especially of those ignored, abandoned or left to live by themselves. Times have changed and as so have people, most families chose to turn nuclear. Irrespective of the reasons, the elderly, are the ones bearing the brunt. Gone are the days when they enjoyed the camaraderie of their children and grandchildren. Today, they hardly get to see either of them.

With a firm belief that our elders rightfully belong within our families, Poonam addresses the question of abandonment (if we may call it so), and their loneliness from a companionship perspective. We, the modern lot is able to understand our children and their need to mingle with the opposite sex, their spending time together or living together. So, why is it a taboo when our elderly yearn for companionship? Hypocrisy?

The Front End

Sanjay Sanwal

Sanjay Sanwal

Director

Meeta Vasisht

Meeta Vasisht

'Poonam'

Rajit Kapur

Rajit Kapur

'Suraj'

The Location – Nainital, IN

The Lake District of INDIA

The Lake District of INDIA

The Lake District of INDIA

The Back End

Krushna Eknath M.

Krushna Eknath M.

Director of Photography

Vidit Tanwar

Vidit Tanwar

Music Director

Amar Thakur

Amar Thakur

Lyricist

Jagadeesh N.

Jagadeesh N.

Editor

The Core Team

Shilpi Das Chohan

Shilpi Das Chohan

Producer

Brilliant voice over artist and social / art enthusiast, Shipli feels films are a culmination of all art forms.

“‘Poonam’ is an enthralling story of elders finding solace in each other to walk into the sunset.”

Anil Kumar P.

Anil Kumar P.

Executive Producer

Highly experienced marketer and a movie buff, Anil strongly believes that social awareness is necessary.

“‘Poonam’ is about creating awarenes across all age groups on elderly loneliness & companionship.” 

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