Ali, a daily wage earner lives in the vicinity of a primary school despite his wife Fatima working as a construction labour. As fate would have it, Fatima developed an affair with a coworker that caused grave injury to Alif’s faith and longing for her. Meanwhile, in a dramatic turn of events Ali and his neighbours in the hills are forced to spend sleepless nights for the fear of a prowling leopard that came out of the woods. What follows is the hardest fate befalling Ali’s family. Alifa is a saga of human-wildlife conflict competing with basic questions of love, hatred, dreams, and desires, as well as the frailties of human nature and wider social bonding.
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