Seven year-antique Hamid (Talha Arshad Reshi) wants not anything extra in life than to have his father lower back. His father Rehmat (Sumit Kaul) is a boatmaker who leaves on a easy errand but never returns domestic. Wife Ishrat (Rasika Dugal) becomes a 1/2-widow and patiently commutes normal to the police station to find out her husband’s whereabouts. She’s stricken by despair in view that his disappearance and type of neglects her baby due to it. Hamid is yet no longer simply scarred by the incident. It’s his innocence which becomes his shield. He comes to know that 786 is God’s number and ingeniously converts it into a ten digit cell range and dials up. The name is picked up via a CRPF jawan Abhay (Vikas Kumar), who starts humouring him. Abhay has inadvertently killed a infant in the line of duty and his guilt finds an outlet at some point of his conversations with the child. Hamid is likewise seeking out a father figure and unearths solace in these talks. An Islamic radical attempts to brainwash him however Hamid needs nothing higher in existence than to be a great boatbuilder like his father. He takes it upon himself to finish his father’s unfinished boat and learns a few lifestyles truths from his co-employees. Somehow, notwithstanding the overwhelming odds, his innocence does not get spoiled…
The film is primarily based on Phone No 786, a play via Amin Bhat. The poignant story is harking back to Iranian cinema. The warfare is seen thru the eyes of a infant, who unearths a way to live with out hatred, prompting one person to say, ‘Bachchon ke usoolon pe duniya chalti to jannat ban gayi hoti’ (The world could have become heaven if it observed the innocent tenets of children). The director has shot the movie on vicinity and cinematography via John Wilmor captures the picture postcard splendor of Kashmir efficiently. Composer Andrew T Mackay makes properly use of local folks tune to come up with a mild score that compliments the topic of the movie.
The makers have made sure of the diction and the milieu and the actors have made positive we’re watching actual humans going via turmoil. Rasika Dugal receives the body language of a half-widow simply right. The remaining scene where she in the end offers in to her grief says it at some point of its silence. Vikas Kumar too offers a nuanced performance as a guilt-ridden soldier who gets a shot at redemption. It’s the kid actor, Talha Arshad Reshi, who is without a doubt the soul of the movie. He’s as herbal as they come and manages to convince you which you’re honestly watching a young youngster coming to phrases with lifestyles and no longer just an actor going via his strains.
At a time while intolerance is at an all time high, we want extra such efforts to remind us of the not unusual humanity that binds us. Kudos to director Aijaz Khan for his all coronary heart endeavour.