Alif is a story that sheds light on the connection and relationship between man and Allah Almighty. Basically, it is a character’s spiritual journey from living his life away from God to finding his way to the right path.
The story starts with a boy named Qalb-e-Momin, writing letters to Allah. He writes details of every little thing that happens to drops it in a letterbox near his home. Time passes, he grows young, and his connection with God fades away. He lives a glamorous life and does not want anything to do with God. That is where the real story begins. Even though he has everything a person could ever imagine, he still feels something like a real purpose in his life is missing. Afterward, we read about his journey of finding back his connection with Almighty.