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I Am Kalam (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 5 August 2011 (India)
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An impoverished boy forms an unlikely and unstable friendship with the lonely son of a nobleman.


Nila Madhab Panda


Sanjay Chauhan, Protiqe Mojoomdar (lyricist) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Gulshan Grover ... Bhati
Harsh Mayar Harsh Mayar ... Chhotu / Kalam
Pitobash ... Laptan
Hussan Saad Hussan Saad ... Kunver Ranvijay Singh (as Husaan Saad)
Beatrice Ordeix ... Lucy (as Beatrice Ordiex)
Namrata Dixit Namrata Dixit ... Teacher
Sanjay Chauhan Sanjay Chauhan ... Your Highness (as Sanjay Chouhan)
Garima Bharadwaj Garima Bharadwaj ... Rani Sa
Keshav Sharma Keshav Sharma ... Purohit
Meena Mir Meena Mir ... Meera (as Mina Meer)
S.D. Chouhan S.D. Chouhan ... Ranvijay's Servant
Biswajeet Bal Biswajeet Bal ... Sukha Singh
Ashok Joshi Ashok Joshi ... Manager
Suresh Acharya Suresh Acharya ... Manager's Assistant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Baby Baby ... Chhotu's Sister
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The film celebrates the survival of the human spirit against overwhelming odds and highlights the need for underprivileged children's education. Its a film based on former indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and is aimed at inspiring the poor to educate their children. Written by DaGambit

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One of the best movies to date!
6 August 2011 | by mindbloggSee all my reviews

This is one of the best movies I have seen so far. So simple, yet so touching.

It inspired me to think of our people, of our great country and our incredible culture (as depicted in the Rajasthani styles). Need me to say that the Rajasthani setting was just apt and everything was sown in very creatively.

I hope this movie sets the trend for many more such movies. It is worth every penny and every second of yours.

It brings me to think of the state of millions of children out there who have so much of aspirations but not the means.

I wish the government officials (all of them) see this movie and get inspired by it.

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Also Known As:

Меня зовут Калам See more »


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