Forty-year-old Dhananjay Kaviskar makes his way through shoppers at a store in Colaba. Born with weak vision, Dhananjay lost his eyesight completely at the age of six, and his father soon after. He helped his mother make ends meet by taking up odd jobs as a phone booth attendant or a store assistant, till one day, with some help from a blind school in Worli, he was given his own public phone booth to run near his home in Santacruz. A few years later, he got married and is now father to a son.0
Once a Double Niner, always a Double Niner. So say soldiers of the 99th Field Regiment of the Indian Army, which was awarded the title ‘Sylhet’ for its gallantry in the 1971 War for the liberation of Bangladesh. First raised in Aurangabad as the 99th Mountain Composite Regiment (Towed) on 15 April 1964, it is remembered for its role in obtaining the surrender of Pakistani forces after a 25-day gun battle during the war. As this 20-minute documentary shows, the Double Niners were masters of tactical manoeuvres, a tradition they still try their utmost to uphold.