American Desi (2001)

American Desi
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 38mins.
Genres Comedy, Romance, Romantic Comedy
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Karen Bhatia Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000004
Renato Falcao Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Nikhil Kamkolkar Assistant Camera Operator assistant camera 120849 6000002
Heather Robinson Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Robert Roznowski Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Piyush Dinker Pandya Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Ellen Mendlow Unit Production Manager n/a 182 5000001
Robert Tate Editor n/a 172 7000001
Len X Clayton Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Bhavani Rao Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Gitesh Pandya Other public relations 120795 26000001
Smita Patel Choreographer n/a 120803 17000001
Robert Tate Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Cindy List Hair hair & makeup 120794 13000001
Sarina Singh Wardrobe n/a 120823 13000002
Cyrus Koewing Executive Producer n/a 174 3000008
Deep Katdare Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Anil Kumar Actor Rakesh Patel 1 1000006
Sunita Param Actor Farah Saaed 1 1000007
Aladdin Actor Gautam Rao 1 1000008
Kal Penn Actor Ajay Pandya 1 1000005
Rizwan Manji Actor Salim Ali Khan 1 1000004
Purva Bedi Actor Nina Shah 1 1000002
Ronobir Lahiri Actor Jagjit Singh 1 1000003
Eric Axen Actor Eric Berger 1 1000009
Piyush Dinker Pandya Director n/a 2 2000001
Piyush Dinker Pandya Producer n/a 3 3000005
Deep Katdare Producer n/a 3 3000006
Jaideep Punjabi Producer n/a 3 3000004
Sujit Chawla Producer n/a 3 3000003
Gitesh Pandya Producer n/a 3 3000001
Olivier Serra Producer n/a 3 3000002
Deep Katdare Actor Krishna Reddy 1 1000001
Synopsis
Krishna is an Indian by heritage but born and raised in America, who rejects his Eastern culture and wants nothing more than to move away from his family and into college where he can be the all-American guy he wants to be. To his surprise he discovers that he has fellow Indian-Americans for roommates at school. On campus, Kris meets and becomes attracted to Nina, who he discovers is also Indian. For a young man who has never considered dating a young woman of Indian descent, Kris must now struggle to catch the attention of Nina who, unlike himself, has managed to balance her Indian and American identities. Adding conflict to the situation is the devious Rakesh Patel who also has an eye for Nina but is well-versed in Indian songs, movies, religion and culture, making Kris look even more like an ABCD -- American Born Confused Desi.