I Am Kalam (2011)
Category: Feature Film
'I am Kalam' is an inspiring tale of a quick-witted boy's journey to make his impossible vision a reality!!!!
Chotu is a young boy working at a dhaba (Indian roadside eatery), dreams of becoming educated one day and pursue his dream. Once he saw the then president of India, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam addressing on television. He learned that Kalam was a poor boy like him selling newspapers.
Chotu has been sent away by his mother to work and he has no time to go to school. Inspired by a message from President Kalam that anyone can change his or her destiny by education, Chotu starts studying on his own whenever possible. Through a chance encounter, he befriends the local prince and the two secretly spend time together, planning their perfect futures. Both learn about life through the other's very different experiences.
I Am Kalam, an endeavor in championing the cause of empowering underprivileged children through education. Moreover, the heart warming tale celebrates the survival of the human spirit against overwhelming odds.
Cast: Gulshan Grover, Harsh Mayar, Husaan Saad, Beatrice Ordeix, Pitobash Tripathy, Namrata Dixit