A round, delicious and breathtaking blueberry cheese cake is waiting to be gorged by a group of children who have come to 10-year-old Neeti’s house for her birthday. As she blows the candle and holds the knife, her friends clap and sing happy birthday to her.
The next moment, Neeti cuts the cake in two halves, rather than taking out a triangular slice to everyone’s amusement. She then makes a similar cut near the middle of the cake and feeds it to her best friend Samaira, who asks what’s wrong with her.
Neeti smiles and switches on her laptop to show Samaira this video:
The life of lokshahirs, Maharashtra’s fabled people’s poets, is at the centre of the National Award winning film Court. On the trail of one such Dalit bard, Sambhaji Bhagat, you come face to face with a rebel and his cause.