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Gattu (2011)

In a small town in central India, kids and adults are equally obsessed with kite-flying. The airspace is dominated by a black kite called Kali with mysterious origins. A street kid Gattu, ... See full summary »

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Rajan Khosa

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Rajan Khosa, K.D. Satyam (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naresh Sharma Naresh Sharma ... Anees Bhai (as Naresh Kumar)
Mohammad Samad Mohammad Samad ... Gattu
Jayanta Das Jayanta Das ... School Principal
Md. Sohaib Md. Sohaib ... Chawanni
Sameer Ahmed Sameer Ahmed ... Sunil
Katiffuddin Katiffuddin ... Golu
Naved Malik Naved Malik ... Ragpicker
Amir Khan Amir Khan ... Ragpicker
Atif Khalid Atif Khalid ... Ragpicker
Umer Khan Umer Khan ... Ragpicker
Matin Khan Matin Khan ... Science Teacher
Kumkum Tewari Kumkum Tewari ... Hindi Teacher
Anupriya Kaushik Anupriya Kaushik ... Art Teacher
Ashish Ashish ... Exchange Teacher
Md Talha Sadat Md Talha Sadat ... Tailor Master
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In a small town in central India, kids and adults are equally obsessed with kite-flying. The airspace is dominated by a black kite called Kali with mysterious origins. A street kid Gattu, dreams of defeating Kali but fails. He discovers that the local school has a roof which will give him a vantage point. Impersonating as a student he sneaks into the school and must now pretend to study. The only problem -- he is illiterate! Nonetheless, the little street urchin takes up the challenge. Dreams aren't impossible when the desire is strong. Written by Wouter van der Sluis

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 November 2012 (Taiwan) See more »

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A "lost in a herd " "low budget" Gem...
14 September 2016 | by iamshadabSee all my reviews

I didn't've known of such movie if the cable networks were out of business, so first of all, thanks to my cable network as if you were not there, I was hardly even get to know about such a film exists, even IMDb didn't list the title in general search. The lighthearted attempt for a grieve and serious issue of child labour and education like "I am Kalam" the movie I am Kalam was famous because it has used India's most loved president's name, and successfully achieved the hike and media attention, this one, not that lucky.

The story is simple, heartwarming, and a happy ending, a perfect remedy for a children movie. The actors, specially "Gattu", a kid that loves flying kites definitely marks an impression on you. there are moments in the movie when I sincerely wanted to pat his back for the optimisation he had made to the character. The support cast was also good...

All in all, it proved a surprise low budget entertainer for me, if only capitalism and industrialisation in the industry would have decreased or else some big names have supported it, It would've only increased the value for quality cinema here in India. But then, I guess the story speaks for itself as well.....


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