The Mystic Masseur
|Rating:||PG (for mild language)|
|Release Date:||May 3, 2002|
|Running time:||117 minutes|
|Cast:||Aasif Mandvi, Om Puri, Jimi Mistry, Ayesha Dharker, Zohra Segal|
|Producer:||Nayeem Hafizka, Richard Hawley|
Description: In colonial 1940s Trinidad, schoolteacher Ganesh is a man determined to write a book. Moving from the Port of Spain to his country village, Ganesh sets up shop as a masseur to support himself and his radiant new wife, Leela, while pursuing his dream. He soon becomes an expert on Hinduism and mystical "healing" and proclaims himself the Mystic Masseur; propelled by fame, Ganesh enters politics, a move that forces him to face an inherent conflict between his ambitions and his values.
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