Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost opens up with the background narration from Amitabh Bachchan about an Indian village that has just received electricity for the first time. The scene shows a group of villagers, holding lanterns in the darkness, celebrating in jubilation after a bulb lights up and their village gets electricity.
The focus shifts to a young man named Kanji (Abhishek) who is on his way to his village after staying in the city for 10 years. He is shown sitting on the roof of an overcrowded bus, covered in a blanket, kohl-lined eyes peering intensely at the camera.
He is carrying a gift for the villagers ? a television set and a dish antenna. The simple folks in village have never seen a TV in their entire lives and when Kanji connects the TV and switches it on, villagers are awe... Read More