Sixth Happiness (1997)

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  • Trying to Grow Working


Fictional biography of the life of disabled author Firdaus Kanga, growing up in Bombay's Parsee community.

Tells the painful and humorous story of a young Parsee boy growing up in Bombay with brittle bone disease. Surrounded by his eccentric family and friends, he faces life with wry pragmatism, and doesn't let "little" things, like his ribs breaking when he laughs, cloud his ambitions or restrict his lifestyle. A fictionalised account of the early life of the writer, Firdaus Kanga.

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