Under the Same Sun shares the story of Karim Jamal, a confused adolescent, who accidentally stumbles into a village of Hindu and Muslim orphaned children near the medieval town of Jaisalmer, India while on his journey to reunite with his family. Through the spirit and innocence of these children, who adopt Karim into their family, he discovers a new sense of brotherhood, compassion and humanity, which compels him to re-examine his ultimate goal and purpose in life.
Under the Same Sun was shot in the medieval town of Jaisalmer situated near the border of India and Pakistan. This magical town with its golden fortress is also known as the home of the Manganiar musicians who are Muslims, but embrace both Hindu and Muslim traditions celebrating all the religious festivals together. They are a true example that highlights the harmony and unity that can be achieved through their welcoming spirit which they spread through the rhythms and beats. But it is their children who shine the brightest throughout the town and across the golden dunes.