Sikandar Raza is a 14 year old Schoolboy in Kashmir. Ever since his parents were killed by militants 10 years back he has lived with his aunt uncle in a small town in Kashmir. All Sikandar’s desires revolve around the happiness of his foster parents and getting the ball into the goal on the football field.
One day on his way home from a school football match Sikandar finds a gun lying on the path. Despite admonishments by his newly made school friend the 14 year old Nasreen Sikandar picks up the gun and thus begins a journey into the darker side of this nature.
The quiet yet strong Nasreen becomes Sikandar’s conscience keeper. She tries to dissuade him from giving in to the lure of the gun. However all is not what it seems Sikandar gets embroiled further and further in Situations beyond his control and people get killed.
At first it seems that the happenings occurring alongside Sikandar’s predicament are not connected. But as layer upon layer unravels clear that Sikandar is the innocent victim in a game being played out between the militants the army the peace bartering politicians and the religious heads of the little Kashmiri town. The pieces of the puzzle together at the very end leading to a shocking revelation.
Bollywood and Beyond film festival 2009
Indian Film Festival of Los Angels 2009
• Making of the film
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