Director: Bela Negi
Actors: Deepak Dobriyal, Pratyush, Bharti Bhatt
Length; 2 hours 10 minutes
Genre : Drama
Story : Ramesh Majila (Deepak Dobriyal) leaves his home in the small town of Himalayas and come to Mumbai to realise his dream of becoming a film writer. He faces hard times and could not cope with the struggling life of Metro. He returns to his village and begin teaching. Everything seems to be settled till one day, life offers him big surprise as he wins a red car in a TV competition.
He becomes very famous in his locality as the proud owner of the car. However, his joy does not last long as there are no good roads in the village to drive the car and there is shortage of money to buy petrol. Now the conflict starts in Ramesh’s life as he tries to maintain his prized asset but fails in the attempt. Soon his wife and son express their displeasure and do not approve the car anymore. What Ramesh will do now to salvage his pride and finds his dignity?
The movie captures the struggle of middle class as they try to cope up with the changing times. It is set against the little hamlet in the Himalayas and is an Indianised version of the classic Italian movie Hello Elephant. The irony of a low paid teacher that is not able to do much with his flashy new limo, is depicted with authenticity.
Deepak Dobriyal plays the central character of Ramesh Majila. He has impressed with his vibrant acting. His family includes his always grumbling wife, his lively mother, his cynical sister-in-law and his intelligent little son. There are some heart wrenching emotional scenes between father and his son. Overall, the film highlights the life of small town Indian village which is still waiting for development and the irony of middle class families who equates happiness with the comfort and material pleasures of life.
If you are looking for a change from the normal bollywood fun filled extravaganza then it is going to be a refreshing journey into small town Indian Life.