The people in south India are the friendliest and quickly cooperate in street portraiture. In fact, I’m often asked to take their photo and they thank me. Not sure any other country has it so easy for a street photographer.
At any age we have reflective thoughts on past moves and/or next steps.
For this young gentlemen, his next step is to immerse himself in the tank after having his head shaved as custom with his Hindu religion. He’s ready and did. – Sholinghur Subramaniya Swami Temple.