CMCS: Naata (The Bond)
Director: Anjali Monteiro, K.P. Jayasankar
Duration: 00:46:29; Aspect Ratio: 1.333:1; Hue: 29.383; Saturation: 0.096; Lightness: 0.358; Volume: 0.141; Cuts per Minute: 14.714; Words per Minute: 96.072
Summary: Directed by Anjali Monteiro and K. P. Jayasankar. 45 mins. English and Hindi versions.
Naata is about Bhau Korde and Waqar Khan, two activists and friends, who have been working with neighbourhood peace committees in Dharavi, reputedly, the largest slum in Asia. This film explores their work, which has included the collective production and use of visual media for ethnic amity. Naata is also about us; among other things, it is an attempt to reflect on how we relate to spaces of the other, spaces like Dharavi.
Anjali Monteiro and K.P. Jayasankar are Professors at the Centre for Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Both of them are involved in media production, teaching and research. Jointly they have won twenty-three national and international awards for their documentaries. They have several papers in the area of media and cultural studies and are visiting faculty to media and design institutions in India and abroad. They are both actively involved in ‘Vikalp‘, a collective of documentary filmmakers campaigning for freedom of expression. They are also associated with various media and voluntary organisations.
V/O: Is this the same independent India? Whose dream was...
V/O: Today we are in awe, that, we have to save the nation from these communal powers. We strive to spread the message of unity in each lane, each community, each place.
V/O: A man stives to make a place for himself. But here people are hellbent on destroying these communities.
V/O: We were together, we were together and always will be...
V/O: Let's pledge to save our nation from fundamentalist forces...
V/O: Let's spread the message of unity and brotherhood in every locality, every village, every town
V/O: We are together, we were together and always will be..
Bhau Korde: You talk to the concerned people today...
Bhau Korde: So why don't you check if we can screen it tomorrow
Bhau Korde: We can start with the open space behind your place
Waqar Khan: Video projector?
Bhau Korde: No we will get the video projector, I'm getting it cheap from somebody.
Bhau Korde: But tomorrow... there.. the space behind your place.. But can we screen it there?
Waqar Khan: People there are willing - we'll get 100 chairs and a sound system. And according to me all the people there are keen. The management will make all the arrangements for you.
Bhau Korde: So, we don't need to do anything.
Waqar Khan: No, there isn't any need.
Bhau Korde: Pur only responsibility will be to get the projector.
Waqar Khan: Get the projector and you can judge for yourself...how people feel about the film...you will come to know that too..
Bhau Korde: Yes, that is right.
Bhau Korde: In 1 920 - 22, plague broke out all over lndia. My village in Ahmednagar district...was also badly affected
Bhau Korde: Everyone was fleeing their villages. So, accordingly my father and his brother......left for their uncle's place
Bhau Korde: They walked all the way from Ahmednagar to Mumbai. Stopping on the way to do odd jobs, to support themselves.
Bhau Korde: In two months, they reached Mumbai
Bhau Korde: Slowly, my father acquired his own shop. And then we too came to Mumbai... I was born in the village..
Waqar Khan: We lived in Uttar Pradesh, in Bareilly town. My ancestors were farmers...
Waqar Khan: We were unable to eke a living
Waqar Khan: My parents decided to move to Mumbai
Waqar Khan: So, with my siblings and me in tow......they took a train to Mumbai...
Offscreen: After the fifth grade, I lost my father
Offscreen: After that, it became difficult for us......to manage financially
Offscreen: Looking back, I marvel at my mother's tenacity
Offscreen:To educate her 6 children......she worked ceaselessly
Waqar Khan: There was another reason why I wanted to come to Mumbai...it was the city of film stars
Waqar Khan: I thought I'd get to see stars....stars like Dharmendra, Amitabh, Rajesh Khanna
Waqar Khan: But when I saw...the place where we had to live...
Waqar Khan: In Uttar Pradesh, there may be poverty....but never a slum like Dharavi!
Waqar Khan: The shock I got when I landed here... The shattering of dreams... I began to wonder: Was this really Mumbai?
Waqar Khan: Gradually, I saw the city beyond......I saw the Mumbai I'd imagined, and this Mumbai!
Waqar Khan: Actually, in the village, we say that we live in Mumbai...Not in a crowded place like Dharavi!
Waqar Khan: But the people here......were really good... It was like finding a new family!
V/O: 'Naata' is in a way our story also... those of us who have come and settled from outside like Waqar.
V/O: In 1970 when we came to Mumbai for the first time, that time we were daunted looking at the hustle and bustle here.
V/O: But then, we connected with this city.
V/O: If you go to see then 'Naata' is somehow our story also. It is an attempt to look within us through this small budget film.
V/O: Our life is very ordinary. There are no pictures of grandma or grandpa to make it colourful nor any spice.
V/O: Yet, don't go away so soon. We will meet again after the break!
Waqar Khan: That time the only option was to set up a business in a small investment.
Waqar Khan: So then selling bananas was the only business that I could do in a small investment.
Waqar Khan: I hawked bananas for more than a year.
Waqar Khan: When I had saved a little, I got into readymade garments
Waqar Khan: Initially, I was a hawker even before the readymade garment's business.
Waqar Khan: Today I feel that had I gone elsewhere...I wouldn't have found a roof, a livelihood...and the people of Dharavi.. I wouldn't have found them anywhere.
Bhau Korde: My connection with Dharavi......goes back to the days when my father...sent me to D.S. High School. And most of my schoolmates were from Dharavi.
Bhau Korde: After I passed my SSC, I got a job in the same school.
Bhau Korde: So I was there from 1948 till 1995
Bhau Korde: So from childhood, I have developed a relationship with Dharavi
Waqar Khan: With my savings from hawking garments...I started a readymade unit with one sewing machine
Waqar Khan: The Waghris go house to house, bartering clothes for vessels. Those clothes are sold in Chor Bazaar
Waqar Khan: We'd buy them, open the seams...stitch them inside out to make children's clothes...which are sold mainly in Baroda, in Gujarat
Waqar Khan: I saved some money from that ...I changed my business into making new clothes instead of old clothes...
Waqar Khan: We started with 2-3 machines and today we have 40 machines.
Waqar Khan: And unlike in the past, I sell from my shop now
Bhau Korde: As far as the history of Dharavi goes, as per geography, Dharavi is one of the seven islands comprising Mumbai.
Bhau Korde: The oldest settlement here belongs to the Koli fisherfolk
Bhau Korde: They've been here for 450 years....according to the records
Bhau Korde: The next milestone in Dharavi's history...is the migration of Tamil Muslims from Tirunalveli...as leather traders
Bhau Korde: Then came a community called Adi Dravid...they were brought as labourers by the traders...
Bhau Korde: After that, there was a major drought in Saurashtra...about 120 years ago...which forced the potter community to migrate
Bhau Korde: So they settled here - Kumbharwada, in Dharavi
Bhau Korde: After that, as the city developed...those displaced by this...were dumped in Dharavi
Bhau Korde: They developed this space on their own...with no help from the governement
Bhau Korde: They reclaimed the marshy land......levelled it...and built their homes
Bhau Korde: Years ago, this place was on the outskirts of the city
Bhau Korde: Then no one cared about it...
Bhau Korde: Now it is in the heart of the city
Bhau Korde: And now, the poor who made this space habitable...are being displaced in the name of development by the government
Bhau Korde: When the poor migrate to Mumbai from each state...They feel that in Dharavi......they'll find shelter...some work and food to get by.
Bhau Korde: That's why Dharavi is called as Mini India.
V/O: Some years back we had gone to Goa where the sailors found Jaishankar and Montero staying together to be surprising.
V/O: I pretended to be newly married and that as of now we had not changed our names. I will change it later. But I have not fulfilled that promise till date.
V/O: Like many Indians, we talk in English except when we are arguing.
V/O: Many years back, we had gone on a holiday.
V/O: Our guide asked us, yours must be a love marriage.
V/O: We thought he must have felt so as a result of our loving behaviour.
V/O: But, he revealed that we speak to each other in English. Usually, husband and wife speak to each other in their mother tongue.
V/O: We came to know something new about love, marriage and language.
V/O: Later on, when Kalyani was born, then relatives wanted to know if the daughter was fair like her mother or whether she had inherited the wheatish complexion of her father. Definitely they must have asked out of thoughtfulness!
Waqar Khan: Once people come to Dharavi...they are reluctant to tell their relatives and friends that they live in Dharavi...
Waqar Khan: There are many reasons....the dirt here, the general ambience
Bhau Korde: As I have mentioned, the government earns thousands in revenue...
Bhau Korde: These units create employment for thousands...
Bhau Korde: So many industries, that generate waste...like leather cuttings from the leather units...but the civic amenities for their disposal...are non-existent
Bhau Korde: Because of the dirt...because Dharavi is Asia's largest slum...all kinds of projects flourish
Bhau Korde: About three years ago, there was a massive 'Clean Dharavi' campaign
Bhau Korde: A film was made, which won awards
Bhau Korde: But Dharavi today is just as it was even after that film.
Bhau Korde: The main reason for this is that people are not involved. Someone from outside decides what's to be done.
If you go around, you are likely to encounter at least 10 people...with paper and pen in hand, doing research, collecting data
So much has been written about Dharavi...so much paper...more garbage than what we in Dharavi could ever generate!
Perhaps, it is good for them if Dharavi remained as it is...so that research can be done, films made...a lot of things can happen.
V/O: When Kalyani was 4 years of age, we took her to watch a Hollywood film.
V/O: We told her that this film had been dubbed into Hindi.
V/O: English had become like Kalyani's mother tongue. To such an extent that Hindi was a foreign language for her.
V/O: I tried to make her understand, Hindi is our national language and English has come here only after the British Raj.
V/O: And coming to the topic of the British Rule, Kalyani was surprised, 'Grandpa had also fought against the British! Like Gandhi Bapu and Bhagat Singh!'
V/O: His comparison with the great freedom fighter was a little exagerrating.
V/O: But, I didn't want to disturb Kalyani's great idea about her grandpa. So, I agreed with her and changing the topic I wanted to know, had she seen Mahatma Gandhi's picture?
V/O: She said she had seen it on postal envelopes.
V/O: But, why doesn't he wear a T-shirt?
V/O: I said, he just used to tie a a gamcha around his waist.
V/O: My daughter wanted to know why I too didn't tie a gamcha instead of wearing a T-shirt? What answer could I give to that?
V/O: That time she saved me by saying that if you wear it, won't people laugh at you?
V/O: Yes, he was a Mahatma so his case was different.
Waqar Khan: The goods made in Dharavi...why are they cheaper than outside?
Waqar Khan: The main reason is that the residents stay above the shop and that people...live and work in the same place
Waqar Khan: The labour here is also cheap
Waqar Khan: Practically everything is made here.. .clothes for export...zari, leather goods, many other things which are manufactured according to the season.
Waqar Khan: In the last 2-3 years, cheap goods from China... have affected our markets
Waqar Khan: But Dharavi can compete with China...match them item for item
Waqar Khan: We can compete with them
But we need govt. support, which is not forthcoming
V/O: 31st October 1984, Indira Gandhi's assasination.. violence against the Sikhs..
Waqar Khan: In 1984, after Indira Gandhi's assassination...I was in Baroda on business...There was a terrible backlash against the Sikhs.
Waqar Khan: That night, when I boarded the Baroda train....I saw a Sikh family in front of me.. being harassed by some people
Waqar Khan: They were using foul language, insulting the wife...and went to the extent of pulling off the Sardarji's turban
Waqar Khan: When I questioned them...
Waqar Khan: Since they outnumbered me, they were abusive
Waqar Khan: I sought the help of my friends....who all came to my aid
Waqar Khan: With so many of us, they couldn't do much... .after a few stations, at Valsad...they got off
Waqar Khan: The Sikh family was so shaken...we reached them home
Waqar Khan: And since then, I began to feel a sense of social involvement
Waqar Khan: I realised that if one supports another in such a situation...one can prevent terrible incidents from happening
V/O: 6th December 1992- demolition of the Babri Masjid and national riots.
Waqar Khan: In 1992-93, when the Babri Mosque was demolished...riots broke out all over the country
Waqar Khan: Particularly in Dharavi....there were violent clashes
Waqar Khan: Fires were raging all around...
Waqar Khan: It really made me reflect on...how people, who had co-existed for years...suddenly, for no reason...were butchering each other
Waqar Khan: People struggle for years....to build a home, a business...all burnt in a matter of minutes
Waqar Khan: I felt like I was losing my mind
Bhau Korde: During the riots, I couldn't enter Dharavi for 3 days
Bhau Korde: I began to think- what's happening?
Bhau Korde: Though I live so close I couldn't do a thing
Bhau Korde: And then I felt I should work, for communal harmony
Bhau Korde: I got involved with some groups such as Rashtriya Ekta Samiti
Bhau Korde: And I realised with astonishment....that despite living for years, I had no Muslim friends here
Bhau Korde: This was at the back of my mind as I worked in every locality
Bhau Korde: And today I am proud that I've at least 400 Muslim friends....whom I can go to and discuss any problem
V/O: From afar can be heard cried, shouts and screams... our experience of a riot was limited only to this.
V/O: We were away from places infested with riots like Dharavi, safe in our homes.
V/O: Some people warned me, shave your beard. I didn't bother.
V/O: Not out of bravery, but maybe because, I knew I was not in any danger.
V/O: Maybe because of the situation, or... I don't know why, but Kalyani was confused about her identity- my mother is from Goa and my father from Kerala. And I myself, belong to Maharashtra.
V/O: Then, imagining dolls in her own mind she started to say, mom is from Goa, dad is from Kerala, and me- I have come from my mum's tummy.
V/O: But this question was going to rise in Kalyani's mind one day or the other- after all, who am I?
V/O: We said, you are partially from Goa and partially from Kerala.
V/O: She was uneasy. 'I am not partial. I am completely a Goan and completely a Malyali.
Waqar Khan: After the riots, we formed a committee to co-ordinate relief... to those who needed shelter and food....to claim the deceased from the hospitals
Waqar Khan: We did all this in our area - it was well organised...it was a collective effort...of both Muslims and Hindus
Waqar Khan: After this, I felt that I must do my bit
Waqar Khan: The then Police Commissioner, Mr. Sahney, initiated...the mohalla or neighbourhood peace committees
Waqar Khan: The programmes of the Mohalla committee for festivals such as Id, Ganesh and Holi....brought people of all religions together
Bhau Korde: From the inception, the mandate of the committees....excluded politicians as members
Bhau Korde: The members were socially committed
Bhau Korde: This had a good impact, as it brought together...those who wanted to work for communal harmony
Waqar Khan: It is here that I met Bhau Korde, who was active in the committee
Waqar Khan: Many of our ideas on the situation...and the strategies were similar
Waqar Khan: Before the riots, I had no Hindu friends
Waqar Khan: But after the riots, I realised that despite living here for years...the Waqars had Muslim friends and the Bhaus had Hindu
Waqar Khan: I felt the need to have friends from other communities
Bhau Korde: Communal harmony and Hindu-Muslim amity...always existed in Dharavi.
Bhau Korde: When the Muslims first came...and built this mosque...around 1 20 years ago..the land was given to them, by the Kolis
Bhau Korde: Years later, the Tamil Adi Dravids...wanted to build a temple....as 'lower' castes weren't permitted inside temples
Bhau Korde: Akbar Peerbhoy, a Muslim...gave them the land cheap
Bhau Korde: One can see this amity at work, even today
Bhau Korde: During the Ganpati festival, the procession from this temple...pauses at the Badi Masjid, where it is welcomed
Bhau Korde: The procession also goes to Shelu Seth's house...who' d brought them for work and resettled them
Bhau Korde: The procession goes there....to garland his picture, which they've done for 3 generations
V/O: There are no religious rituals practised in our house.
V/O: But, Kalyani keeps on doing something or the other.
V/O: Albeit, sometimes she used to see if we would make fun of her, and then she used to continue with the worship of her Gods.
V/O: Gautam Buddha, Jesus Christ, Mary, Joseph, Santaclaus, Allah, Ganpati, and his vehicle the mouse.
Bhau Korde: I met people who were eager to work for amity.
Bhau Korde: People like Waqar...whose ideas really impressed me
Bhau Korde: He shared his plans and ideas with me
Bhau Korde: He conceived of a message, with 4 children
Waqar Khan: I thought of a message that would communicate....the idea of living in amity
Waqar Khan: I thought a message from kids would work well
Waqar Khan: I had to identify 4 children to play the roles of...Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian
Waqar Khan: I shortlisted 4 children from 50...
Waqar Khan: You'd be surprised to note that all 4 kids were Muslims
Waqar Khan: One of the 4 had to...shave his head to look like a Hindu priest
Waqar Khan: His parents were unwilling
Waqar Khan: So I asked my son to shave his head for the photo
Waqar Khan: The next problem was to find a studio
Waqar Khan: Professional still photography was expensive...,and beyond my means
Waqar Khan: My neighbour and friend, who has a photo studi....Arif Bhai...I spoke to him...
Waqar Khan: He didn't charge me for it
Waqar Khan: Thus with the children of Dharavi and a local studio...a good picture with a message was created
Waqar Khan: To disseminate this message...the Mohalla committee helped me tremendously
V/O: 27th February 2002- The saddening train accident of Godhra and the riots in Gujarat.
Waqar Khan: After the violence in Godhra and Gujarat...the situation in the country....is more critical than in 1992
Waqar Khan: In 1992, the Mohalla committee and other groups were active
Waqar Khan: While the committees still exist....they're becoming less effective...there is lack of consistency in their work
Waqar Khan: In fact, we need to do more work than in 1992
N R Paul: For about 3 years, the committees worked well
N R Paul: Now, whoever opposes the police is put down
N R Paul: The members have become like slaves of the police
N R Paul: With 8 hundred thousand people, Dharavi is volatile
N R Paul: Gujarat burned for 2 months, but Dharavi returned to normalcy....in 12 days, not because of the police.. or the politicians, but because of local social workers
Bhau Korde: Unlike the Mumbai riots....the violence in Godhra and Gujarat...is hijackng the nation...
Bhau Korde: What do you think about it? What can we do about this here?
S N Hankare: There is a sense of insecurity after Godhra and Ahmedabad
S N Hankare: No one wants violence, but if it starts....there'll be deep divisions again
N R Paul A fundamentalist group had a meeting on the main road....some three months ago and the kind of things....that they were saying about other religions
N R Paul: Today people are being used as pawns in political games
N R Paul: We all know that the Ram temple or the Babri Mosque....are not the real issues
N R Paul: People have no drinking water - that doesn't become an issue!
Waqar Khan: If anyone in my locality tries to endanger amity....then I need to speak out
Waqar Khan: All of us need to do this...We need to speak out truthfully with courage
Waqar Khan: I can say nice things here and choose to ignore....what is happening in my backyard, which won't do
Offscreen: But can we change things?
N R Paul: You may not be able to change large numbers, You can change a few, who'll change a few more
N R Paul: One may not be able to change the whole nation... but if one can change people in one's locality...that will go a long way!
Bhau Korde: We had decided from before itself, that we will have a programme on Women's day. But we want to connect it with communal harmony.
Arundhati: We are not doing so and saying that the message is of communal harmony. But the thing is, the subtle message is that we all are working together.
Sister Reena: Specially, the women who didn't have any exposure, we got all such women together and made them stage a programme. We thought that instead of them addressing us, they can stage a drama and show how we all can be united.
V/O: While filling Kalyani's admission form for school, we announced ourselves as being secular.
V/O: The school respected our choice but yet told us to choose one from the list.
V/O: We were in a fix. But finally the school suggested us to choose 'other' from the list of Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist and Christian.
V/O: And we chose 'other' only.
Waqar Khan: That's a pineapple!
Waqar Khan: How do you like the shooting?
Waqar Khan: How nice?
Kid: Very very nice!
Waqar Khan: A small watermelon!
Kids: That's papa!
Waqar Khan: Is he making or burning the kebabs?
Kid: He's making, not burning them!
Kid: My mouth is waterin...not water, smoke!
Kid: The mice in my tummy are hungry!
Bhau Korde: If we're making a film on communal harmony...what should be in it?
S N Hankare: A simple direct film...with a point of view....that no religion teaches us to hate each other
S N Paul: The film shouldn't just appeal to the head but to the heart
S N Paul: It should have stories of the riot -affected
S N Hankare: That would only imply that riots are bad...But it wouldn't help change people's mindsets about the other
S N Hankare: It's important that people shouldn't harbour such feelings
M Abbu Sheikh: The film should show how riots are engineered
M Abbu Sheikh: The victims of the riots are those who have...no stake in the issue...f the temple or the mosque
Bhau Korde: The film should portray...the stories of survivors.. who spring back against all odds...
Bhau Korde: Real stories that will touch the heart
Bhau Korde: The documentary genre would be a good idea
Children: Dearer than any other nation is this lndia of ours
Waqar Khan: The photograph with the kids was appreciated by many
Waqar Khan: To reach a wider audience...we thought- why not a film
Waqar Khan: Film is a medium that can reach many households
That's how we decided on....a promotional film, which is short with a positive message
Camera man: When they start walking, throw the stones here
Camera man: Kids! No laughing, no looking at the camera ! Or else, the stones will fall on you!
Camera man: Cut! who asked you to come here?
Bhau Korde: While we were thinking about it....there was a disaster in Gujarat... An earthquake
Bhau Korde: And there was this interesting story...about how children were trapped in the debris...
Bhau Korde: The story was about how...Hindus rescued Muslim kids and vice versa
Bhau Korde: When he read it, he felt that it was a good story...why not make a film on this?
Bhau Korde: Then came the idea that why not make this film...with the people of Dharavi
Bhau Korde: Why do we need people from outside!
Bhau Korde: Making a film calls for technicians, cameramen, so many things
Bhau Korde: Waqar has many contacts in the film industry....and a lot of interest in filmmaking
Bhau Korde: As we discussed the matter, we realised that there was...a good cameraperson here. We also found a few good actors
Camera Man: That's not enough, more debris! The frame looks empty
Technician 1: Lean back kid!
Technician 2: Your knee is in the frame
Technician 1: Wait man! Everything will move!
Technician 2: That's fine
Technician 1: More people in the background!
Choc a bloc!
Technician 2: Put some blood on!
Actor: Rahim, my son!
Technician 1: Not Rahim, it's Saleem!
Technician 1: Continue saying ma!
Technician 3: And don't laugh!
Bhau Korde: This process of making the film....involved the people of Dharavi Camerapersons,
Bhau Korde: In short, a film made by the people of Dharavi...for Dharavi, on communal harmony...
Bhau Korde: We see it as ours !
Bhau Korde: Once it was done, we wanted to telecast it
Bhau Korde: Mr. Ribeiro, the trustee of the Mohalla Committee movement...We spoke to him... and he promised to help
Bhau Korde: He wrote to Prasar Bharati (National Broadcast Authority)....then we sent them a master tape...All this took a few months
Bhau Korde: Since we were not big producers or directors....there were many queries- Change this and that!
Bhau Korde: Finally, they accepted it
Bhau Korde: And soon after the Godhra violence, the Ahmedabad riots...they started telecasting it
Waqar Khan: After this one minute promo... .we made an hour long film .. using excerpts from Bollywood films...and interviews with eminent persons
Waqar Khan: We screened the film around 20 times...and have received a positive response
Bhau Korde: It is true that secular people make good films...It is true that secular people make good films...but its among them only. A secular person makes the film, a secular person watches it, and they have a secular discussion.
Bhau Korde: We don't want to set our example, but we made an attempt and were successful to some extent. That's what we feel.
Shagufta Khan: I am an Indian. My eyes are hindu, my heart is that of a Muslim. My hair is Sikh, the mole on my cheek is Christian.
Waqar Khan: This nation is that of Sufis and saints. And after that will come, this nation is of Ram and Rahim.
Waqar Khan: This word will have to be changed. Okay... change this itself and write.
Bhau Korde: We have used Amitabh's voice in a lot of places.
Bhau Korde: Because, his voice... and his thinking...
Sikandar: Yes, his expressions are different. It's different,
Sikandar: Okay, so Amitabh Bacchan is narrating the story. 'I am India'... meaning Aitabh Bacchan is India...
Sikandar: I am India. My eyes are Hindu, my heart is Muslim. My hair is Sikh, the mole on my cheek is Christian.
Waqar Khan: That has been recorded there. That will go as the final thing. Now this is going as final. And that means...thank you. That was very good!
Sikandar: Should I read once more? The full thing?
Sikandar: I am India. My eyes are Hindu, my heart is Muslim.
Sikandar: I am India. My eyes are Hindu, my heart is Muslim. My hair is Sikh, the mole on my cheek is Christian.
Sikandar: This is a land of Sufis and Saints. This is a land of love and non violence. This is a land of Ram and Rahim.
Sikandar: So, this is it. This was fine?
Waqar Khan: Will it do Jaishankar? Will it work?
Anjali Montero: Very good!
Waqar Khan: The big hoardings of communal harmony that used to be there, the big films and ads... till now, I think that I and the people have been seeing that... we had been listening to their matches..
Waqar Khan: But the situation that the country is in today, then, me and everyone here felt that just being an onlooker will not work.
Waqar Khan: We too have to come forward and do something.
Waqar Khan: Initially we used to think that the films and the hoardings and ads can be made by big companies and big people only.
Waqar Khan: But the people here started to believe that no, we ourselves will do it. How will we do it? What will be the message?
Waqar Khan: Their way of addressing is different.
Waqar Khan: But the message of the people of the lower strata is critical. So this confidence that we have today is that we ourselves will do this!
Doctor: The child needs blood urgently!
Actors: Take mine then!
Sikandar: We were united, we are united, we will always be united.