Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Rahul Dholakia's drama Heaven & Hell on Earth offers a human drama set during the riots that erupted in India in 2002. In the town of Ahmedabad, Cyrus (Naseeruddin Shah) enjoys a happy life with his wife and two children. His son Parzan (Parzan Dastur) is a dreamer with an interest in sports, and their dutiful younger daughter Dilshad (Pearl Bariswalla) completes the seemingly perfect family. Soon the family plays host to a visiting American college student who is studying the life of Mahatma Gandhi. After a religious attack, the town erupts in violence, resulting in the disappearance of Parzan. Cyrus sets about doing everything in his power to recover his son.
family, riot [uprising]