In a small town in central India, kids and adults are equally obsessed with kite-flying. The airspace is dominated by a black kite called Kali with Mysterious origins.
A street kid Gattu, dreams of defeating Kali but fails. He discovers that the local school has a roof which will give him a vantage point. Impersonating as a student he sneaks into the school and must now pretend to study.
The only problem -- he is illiterate! None the less, the little street urchin takes up the challenge.... Dreams aren't impossible when the desire is strong.