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13 Ratings


Directed by Richie Mehta
Canada, 2007


When a destitute New Delhi rickshaw driver generously allows his eccentric passenger to dodge his fare, the generous act sends his fate careening in a wholly unanticipated direction in first time filmmaker Richie Mehta’s heartfelt portrait of early-21st Century India.

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Awards & Festivals

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2008 | Winner: Best Picture (The Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema)

Genie Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Achievement in Music - Original Song

2009 | 5 nominations including: Best Motion Picture

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