After theatrical runs in Washington, D.C., Chicago and San Jose, 23 sold-out screenings at mainstream and South Asian film festivals around North America and multiple audience and jury awards under its belt, the smart, witty, coming-of-age comedy feature, “Miss India America,” is now available to watch on Netflix.
The brainchild of husband/wife creative team Ravi Kapoor (director/ co-writer) and Meera Simhan (actor/co-writer), the cross-cultural comedy is set against the backdrop of the Indian beauty pageant world in Los Angeles.
Inspired by Simhan’s one-woman-show of the same title, “Miss India America” stars Tiya Sircar (The Internship, 17 Again, Vampire Diaries, The Good Place) and Hannah Simone (of Fox television series New Girl fame), along with a supporting cast of talented actors, including Kosha Patel, Satya Bhabha, Cas Anwar, Rizwan Manji, Anjali Bhimani and Bernard White. Produced by Megha Kadakia and Saurabh Kikani and distributed by MarVista Entertainment, the feature film “establishes an authentic tone that pays respect to Indian cultural norms, while poking gentle fun at these traditions,” raves The Hollywood Reporter.
“This film has already had such an incredible journey around North America,” said co-producers Kadakia and Kikani. “We are thrilled that our passion project is now available to the masses on an important and viable platform such as Netflix. We hope audiences continue to embrace the film, just as they have on the big screens.”