As a child, Dr. Amit Singh survived the British partition of India. Since then, he has been running forward his whole life, running from the horrors of his past - his family murdered by Muslims and the personal guilt he feels for the death of his younger brother. Now, with the onset of dementia, Amit needs to go back, to confront the memories he has been trying to forget before dementia robs him of his chance to make peace with the past. But, before Amit can begin his journey, his son Abhi arrives from America, ready to commit his father to an old age home. Father and son fight. Amit runs from his son and soon meets Salim, a Muslim auto rickshaw driver. Salim's wife was raped and burned to death by Hindu rioters in Gujarat. At first, Amit and Salim make uneasy travel companions -- Amit's family murdered by Muslims, Salim's family murdered by Hindus. But, a journey of a thousand miles, stuffed in an auto rickshaw together, has a way of breaking down walls. On their journey, Amit and ...
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Pankaj Tripathi originally turned down the role of Salim because he did not speak English. But, director John Upchurch insisted that Pankaj Tripathi's acting spoke all languages. In the end, Pankaj Tripathi accepted the role and delivered a critically acclaimed performance. See more