Irfan Kamal's Thanks Maa (2010) Award Winning Hindi Movie On Abandoned Children in Mumbai


Feb 15, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) "Thanks Ma" is a Hindi film written by Vishal Vijay Kumar and directed by Irfan Kamal. The release date is March 5, 2010.

The star cast includes Alok Nath, Raghuvir Yadav, John Barry, Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, Mukta Barve and others. The 11-year old child actor has won a national award in 2010. Buy "Thanks Maa" on DVD Online here >

A 12 year old street kid named Municipality, while on the run from the reformatory, finds and saves a two day old abandoned baby from being prey to a ferocious dog. Failing to find any takers among the people he deemed responsible, Municipality takes up the onus of finding the mother of the baby himself. Here onwards ensues his struggle in the urban jungle of Mumbai (erswhile Bombay) with just four of his friends from the streets - name Soda, Sursuri, Cutting and Dhed-Shaana.

The film is about the life of abandoned children, and their daily struggle.

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