After destroying his older brother's motorbike in retaliation for his constant bullying, 11-year-old Krishna (Shafiq Syed) is sent to a traveling circus to earn money to pay for the bike's repairs, but soon winds up in the streets of Bombay's poorest slums. There, he befriends the drug dealer Chillum (Raghubir Yadav) and the beautiful young prostitute Sola Saal (Chanda Sharma), while trying to make enough money at a neighborhood tea stall to repay his debt to his family.
Director: Mira Nair
Producer: Mira Nair and Gabriel Auer
Cast: Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Aneeta Kanwar, Raghubir Yadav, Chanda Sharma and Nana Patekar