Related ConceptsPerseverance, Family, Love, Decision Making, care, Food

This story is a reminder of the popular phrase “where there is a will, there is a way”, especially when this will is driven by love. Machher Jhol introduces us to Gopu, a young boy who is concerned about his ailing father and is convinced that the way to cure him is through Machher Jhol, a type of fish curry prevalent in eastern India. Determined to get Machher Jhol for his father, Gopu sets out on  a long, adventurous trip to visit his grandmother to get Macher Jhol prepared for his ailing father. Along the way, Gopu uses various modes of transport and also manages to select the freshest fish from the fish market. As the story unfolds, a beautiful revelation is made: we learn that Gopu is visually impaired.