Cast Pankaj Kapoor,Shreya Sharma
Director Vishal Bhardawaj
'The Blue Umbrella' is a heart-warming adaptation of the beloved novella of the same name by Ruskin Bond. It is a film about desire, about the zealous attempt to fulfill it and finally its conquest.
'The Blue Umbrella' is a film about desire, it is the story about the zealous attempt to fulfill he the desire and finally its conquest.
The story begins with the discovery of a vibrant blue umbrella by Biniya (Shreya Sharma), A eleven-year-old girl from an idyllic mountain village in North India. She has never seen anything more striking and beautiful. Neither has Nandkishore Khatri (Pankaj Kapur).
He is a miserly old man who runs a tea stall in the village and has a fondness for pickles and swindling kids off their little possessions. Nandkishore is attracted by the beauty of the umbrella and goes to remarkable lengths to acquire the Blue Umbrella but fails.
Biniya's secret weapon gives her an enviable power over the small town, as the umbrella assumes mythical status. One fine day the umbrella goes missing! The villagers are sympathetic to her misery but are convinced that Biniya's carelessness has resulted in the loss. Alone and betrayed Biniya decides to take matters into her own hands.
What follows is Biniya's resolute search for her umbrella and a discovery, sweeter and more beautiful than the umbrella