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  • Gopal (Roshan Seth) in a Bollywood musical fantasy sequence

    Gopal (Roshan Seth) in a Bollywood musical fantasy sequence

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The Film

A suddenly single bachelor, an oddly attractive neighbor, and a popular women’s magazine are the ingredients in this delicious romance that pays homage to classic Bollywood cinema while spinning a modern love story that is uniquely its own. From the director of Chutney Popcorn, and the writer of Monsoon Wedding, and starring Genie award-winner Roshan Seth and Academy Award nominee Carol Kane, Cosmopolitan mixes the bittersweet comedy of real life with the intoxicating magic of rediscovered love. Also starring Madhur Jaffrey and Purva Bedi.

The Filmmakers

  1. Nisha GanatraDirector
  2. Jen SmallProducer
  3. Jason OransProducer
  4. Brian DevineProducer

Gigantic Pictures is the New York-based independent production company run by Brian Devine, Jason Orans, and Jennifer Small. In addition to Cosmopolitan, Gigantic Pictures produced The Suitor for PBS, a narrative film based on a story by the Dominican American author Julia Alvarez. Additional productions include an adaptation of Bernard Malamud’s The First Seven Years starring Israel Horovitz and Carol Kane, which was broadcast nationally on PBS; The Third Date, starring Sandra Bernhard, Xander Berkeley, and Sarah Clark, which premiered at the 2003 Tribeca Film Festival and played the 2003 London Film Festival; Drena De Niro’s documentary Girls and Dolls, which premiered on WNET; and Israel Horovitz’s autobiographical documentary about 9/11, Three Weeks After Paradise, which premiered on Bravo. Gigantic is currently in post-production on Satellite, a feature film by the writer/director Jeff Winner (You Are Here).