Kacchey Limbu is a feel-good film about cricket – the neighbourhood kind. A tournament in a housing society proves to be as momentous as the World Cup for a pair of siblings.
Akash (Rajat Barmecha) is the king of the gully cricket scene. The underarm deliveries that come his way are coolly dispatched with a series of sixes. No windows are shattered, but Akash’s equally cricket-mad sister Aditi (Radhika Madan) does see her own world sag with every stroke of Akash’s bat.
Smart and ambitious but also under-confident and confused, Aditi labours in her brother’s shadow. Overcoming a series of obstacles, Aditi puts together a ragtag team to compete for the next cricket contest.
Writer-director Shubham Yogi’s Hindi-language drama has been premiered on the JioCinema streaming platform. Though Kacchey Limbu is predictable to a fault, it is charming in its own way. The film is far more successful in the sweetly observed modest moments than in its attempted themes of…