2h · Drama · 26 March 2015
Paatshala (school) is a story of hope, friendship, and the courage to follow ones dream. Uprooted from his home, 10-year old Manik struggles to build a new life in the city. He soon realizes that getting an education is the only way of overcoming the clear divide between the rich and the poor. With the help of a 8-year old girl, Chumki, and a bagful of magic tricks, Manik sets out to fulfill his dreams of joining the local school. This film follows him as he uses discipline, hard work and self-confidence to make a remarkable journey from the dusty slum streets to the classroom.