Pichku’s Dream (Halkaa)

India – 2018 – 114 min

Director Nila Madhab Panda
Screenplay Nila Madhab Panda & Nitin Dixit
Photography Pratap Rout
Cast Tathasthu, Ranvir Shorey, Paoli Dam, Kumud Mishra
Producers Shiv Nadar Foundation in association with Akshay Kumar Parija and Nila Madhab Panda


Halkaa is a story of an eight-year-old boy Pichku who lives in the oldest slums of Delhi and aspires for a better life. It is a story of a child who against all odds strives to achieve his goal and becomes a hero in the making for his parents, slum, and society. The movie highlights all the social and financial aspect of the slums who can’t afford to have a toilet.