A stark and realistic portrayal of Dalits in India, seen through the eyes of a young boy, who is forced to desperately try and break age-old shackles that were established by the caste system in India.
When he falls in love with a young girl from a higher caste, he must face endless strife, struggle, and resistance, making a strong statement that despite reforms, the caste system still lurks insidiously in Indian society.
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For his brilliant portrayal of a Dalit teenager brimming with angst and myriad emotions in this movie, Somnath Avghade received the award for Best Child Artist at the 61st National Film Awards for 2013. Read More