The Known Stranger
Anand’s life is a rollercoaster ride beginning from a non-descript village to a big bad city; from abject penury to unimagined affluence to moderate living. After enjoying life to the full and without bearing the responsibility of even his parents, he spends all his living moments to make sure that someone else took charge of his duties. Was it then a mystery that no one close to him could expect love or affection from him? This is the story of Anand and Amar, two people who could have coexisted cordially but chose not to do. A cancer is detected usually when the symptoms appear, by which time it is already too late. So was the case of their relationship which was as usual at first as seen between any father and son, but later it is seen that it is the story of ‘like father like son’. Slowly but gradually both get to see their life disintegrate and by the time they realise their callous and selfish attitude, it becomes too late except to grieve at what they have lost.
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