Comrade In America Story
Director: Amal Neerad
Aji Mathew who is born in a Congress party family is a strong communist in words and action. He is active in the left-wing youth political organisation at his college and is loved for his selfless attitude by everyone. He falls in love with Sarah, an NRI student who just joined the college. Finding out about her affair with Aji, Sarah's family sends her back to her parents in the U.S.
Aji, desperately tries to get in touch with her and convince her family but everything goes in vain. Meanwhile, he receives a call from Sarah saying that her marriage is fixed and Aji decides to reach to her as soon as possible by entering the US illegally through Mexico as suggested by his cousin Cyril who resides in the U.S.
He travels to Nicaragua, and a Sri Lankan cab driver takes him to Reynosa in Mexico where they find a guard to lead them across the border safely along with a group of other immigrants which includes Pallavi, a Malayali girl. The guard cheats them and escapes with their money on the second day. But they decide to go ahead with the journey with the help of GPS. In between, Arul drops out of the team and decides to go back when he gets badly hurt in an attack by an armed gang. Later, the team is found by surveillance drones.
Aji, along with Pallavi and a Chinese man, manages to escape and cross the border without being caught. He meets his cousin Cyril who shares to him that Sarah has agreed to the marriage herself. Aji, along with Cyril, goes to see Sarah on the marriage day and thanks her for gifting a journey that gave one of the most memorable experiences in life. Later on the flight to home, Aji meets Pallavi who got arrested by US police and is being deported to India.
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