Naal (English: Bond) is a 2018 Marathi film written and directed by Sudhakar Reddy Yakkanti and produced by Nagraj Manjule. A Times of India review said "Naal' is a beautiful piece of work, mostly because of an emotional story and performances." At the 66th National Film Awards 2019, the film won the Best First Film of a Director trophy.
Chaitanya, nicknamed Chaitya is an eight-year-old mischievous boy living in a remote village in Maharashtra. and lives with his father, who is a small-time landlord, his loving mother and his elderly grandmother. The family also owns a chicken farm, as well as a cow and her calf. The film explores his family relationships when he comes to think his mother is not his real mother.