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MOM brings out the best of Sridevi's acting

But the raw tale of a mother's revenge lacks a mature script

Ranjita Ganesan 

A moment from the film’s trailer tells you everything you need to know about Sridevi-starrer MOM (2017). “God cannot be everywhere, Mr DK,” says the protagonist, played by actor Sridevi. To this, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s character responds, “I know, that is why God made mothers.”  The scene appears just before the intermission, dividing the story into two parts: the first about a mother’s love and distress, the second about her revenge. It tries to be both a quiet drama and a rousing thriller, achieving moderate success in both ...

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