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Wahid's Mobile Bookstore - India

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Published on Apr 12, 2010

Amidst the smog and blaring horns of Mumbai, 9 year old Wahid sells books to support his family. Unable to read, yet dreaming of becoming a doctor, his story paints a moving picture of India today.
Recommending and selling foreign books while dexterously evading the frantic pace of Mumbais traffic ensures that a Mobile Bookseller is probably the most dangerous paper-route in the world. Yet Wahid's character shines through the hustle and bustle; an admirer of Obama, Wahid: wants to do good for everyone and become a doctor for villagers normally given fake medicines. Says as much about modern India as mans insatiable thirst for knowledge.

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