Far from Pretension"Shikhar, a poor teenage boy seems to be happy when a long lost friend ﬁnally comes to visit him after years. Everything seems to be going jolly until he comes to know about the reason why his friend has actually paid him a visit. He needs Shikhar to accompany him to Delhi for a ﬁerce competition of academics from around the country. Shikhar leaves with the hope of winning the competition and getting his family out of ﬁnancial misery.Conditions at his home and competition seem to grow worse day by day. Shikhar, unknown to the situation at home, tries to survive in the rounds. When faced with a heart-breaking decision and betrayed at last, which path will Shikhar choose for himself?"