Directed by Nisha Ganatra

SXSW Film Festival

Official Selection
Indian-born Gopal (Roshan Seth) is shocked when his wife (Madhur Jaffrey) and daughter (Purva Bedi) desert him in the American suburb he's called home for twenty years. Alone for the first time in his life, Gopal turns to women's magazines and the Bollywood films of his youth for advice on navigating a romance with his next door neighbor, Mrs. Shaw (Carol Kane).

COSMOPOLITAN is based on a short story by Akhil Sharma, which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly and was included in THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 1998. COSMOPOLITAN was financed by the NEA, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Asian American Television Association.

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