Four year old Shahida paints a smile on a red balloon and calls it “Happiness”. Together with her mother she decides to float it, the idea being that it will spread happiness in the world. However soon she realizes that she is missing her “happiness” and frantically starts searching for the balloon in the sky. Unable to track it she runs away from her apartment in the hope of finding Happiness much to the dismay of her mother. Shahida’s mother is desperately looking for her little girl who has left the house alone and roaming the streets of Kolkata “Searching for Happiness“. Shahida’s journey intersects with other characters- a rickshaw puller, a waste collector, a salon worker, a joker in a circus- who are all in their own ways searching for happiness. The film is about these many journeys in quest for happiness in this complex world.