An Indian gave land to his grandfather during the British rule. However, Alfred’s only connection to his family’s past is his grandfather’s diary, which delves deep into the social fabric relating to the era of heroes and the era of losers.
Alfred chooses to forsake everything and becomes a backpacker to discover the real India beyond ornate travel brochures and plush itineraries. He forms a core team that combines the performing arts with a sound strategy to fix things through bureaucracy, corruption, and chaos.
The journey lands Alfred Colmer in a tumultuous mess of negotiations with the five Ps that cripple India’s democracy – the priest (religion), the principal (education), the police (law), the politician (governance), and the press (the press). Media) . Having focused on these, Alfred Kolmer sets out to form a core team that will shake the nation from a slumber of complacency through the readiness of a streetside live news show called Slaptime Times. (Tamacha means ‘slap’ in Hindi.)
Tamacha Times is more than just another street theater presenting the latest news and satirical plays. The performance eventually becomes a platform for people to express their anger and resolve to straighten things out. They bring to the fore local issues and offer practical solutions. Law makers can do nothing to stop this revolution, as it is led by housewives, students and officials of all age groups and walks in the field of life demanding the basic rights of every citizen.
The five Ps feel threatened by this revolution and gather to find a way out of this nuisance. They approach Alfred Kolmer and his accomplice, Layla, wooing her with a charm of wealth and power. When all else fails, they try to sabotage this revolution that empowers Indian citizens with aphorisms of a common goal – to make the country corruption free.
Alfred Kolmer and Layla, a ballet dancer, form a group consisting of roadside musicians, performers and regional writers. It is also a place for philosophers and professors left by the literary world; painter, sculptor and graffiti artist with the fire of rebellion in the stomach; The sparks of anger in the eyes of the dancers and actors and the thunder of anger in their burnt limbs; And the singers and the hosts are full of wrath.
Slap Times aims to spark a nonviolent revolution that practices what it preaches. It shakes people out of their comfort zones and throws them into the world, ready to face the bitter reality of the country head-on. It considers a question that often gets swept under the carpet for living in the illusory world of a glowing India.
The Five Ps become the arch enemies of the Slap Times. These adversaries fail to realize that there is a lot beneath the surface of street plays and news stories. A backup plan to ignite a revolution that will change the way people understand the Five Ps proves to be the only hope for Alfred Colmer when his revolution falls like a pack of cards. Layla eventually betrays Alfred Colmer at a time when she needs him the most. Soon, each member of the Slap Times abandons Alfred, leaving him in the lurch and embracing a world he hates.
As a billionaire, Alfred Colmer romances money up close and personal, but the mistress named Power is for a stranger to him. He gives in to the temptation of the five Ps, therefore spelling the destruction of the revolution. It is now called ‘neuter’; That is, impotent. But, as the saying goes, ‘change is constant’. India’s impotent revolution paves the way for another change – Alfred Kolmer’s backup plan.
The backup plan reveals the other side of Alfred that no one else knows about, and to a certain extent, neither is he. Who is the real Alfred Colmer? Does the nation known as the Third World have the potential to return, which was considered the golden sparrow of the world? The story asks what needs to be done to bring back the glory in a nation that needs a revolution at the grassroots level. A stranger warns Alfred that he will be betrayed, and those who betray him will be the last people he suspects. Will Alfred Colmer ever realize the India he and his grandfather dreamed of? Will the people be able to find strength in themselves through revolution in the form of impotent revolution? Keep reading to embark on the exciting journey of India’s youngest billionaire and perhaps the country’s deserving leader, Alfred Colmer.