The Beggar Boy
Dilip Lahiri A.K.A. Baapun, is a young beggar boy from Dhaka who’s life changes when a wealthy Sikh rescues him from an angry vendor, after stealing a piece of bread. Raised on beggar’s row, survival at all cost is his mantra. His journey from Beggar’s Row to stardom is paved with questionable dealings; smuggling, lusting for loose women, and an addiction to opiates. When Baapun falls in love with a beautiful young Chinese girl she tries desperately to pull him back from the abyss. A trip back to Dhaka’s Beggar’s Row, lands him in a coma. Two nuns from Mother Teresa’s order, nurse him back to health. Meanwhile, a newly appointed Interpol inspector, who is investigating one of Hong Kong’s organized crime bosses, gives Baapun an ultimatum; testify against the mob or go to jail. His friends and girlfriend, convince him to testify against the mob, which puts not only his life, but his new girlfriend’s life, in danger.
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