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!