Shantanu Maheshwari as the devil, in Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla Couture
Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla’s La Filmi Compania is all set to release its second production, a scintillating film that melds delicious fashion with a spiritual message that celebrates the triumph of Good over Evil, come July 16. ‘Beyond the Light’ is a rich, mystical tale that travels between Heaven and Earth and is a multi-layered feast for the eyes and the spirit, a lesson that allows the human spirit to overcome darkness and embrace the divine within ourselves and in each other. The devil, essayed by actor-dancer Shantanu Maheshwari clad in mysterious black, begins his crafty seduction through a hypnotic dance.
Shantanu Maheshwari is the Prince of Darkness in this mesmerizing net jacket with bold geometric gold borders in zardozi hand-embroidery. Paired with a flamboyant, eight-layered, flared skirt in black mulmul, highlighted with gold lace, zardozi embroidery borders and tassels create spectacular volume and a highly dramatic effect.
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