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Chutney Popcorn (1999)

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Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother ... See full summary »

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Nisha Ganatra ...
Reena
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Lisa
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Sarita
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Meenu
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Mitch
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Janis
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Raju
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Tiffany
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Monica Bhatia ...
Wedding Girl
Cristal Chindamo ...
Cristal
Saylor Creswell ...
Doctor
Destiny Donovan ...
Wedding Girl
Laura Dubrule ...
Bi-phobia Dyke
Eliza Foss ...
Dr. Brendel
Vinod Ganatra ...
Visiting Auntie
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Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her sister's baby, hoping to improve her relationship with their mother, who disapproves of Reena's sexual orientation. Reena has second thoughts when her girlfriend Lisa feels left out. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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A woman. Her girlfriend. A sister. Her husband. Their baby.

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Director and co-writer Nisha Ganatra stepped into the lead role of Reena after the actress originally cast in the role quit the production shortly before filming began. See more »

Quotes

Mitch: Sarita, the probabilty of you getting on a motorcycle is the same probability of Shiva having a penis.
Sarita: Shiva does have a penis. Shiva's a man.
Mitch: No he's not. Everyone knows all Hindu Gods are genderless.
Sarita (calling up her mother): Hi Mom. Shiva's a man, right?...And that would imply that He has a penis, right?...(To Mitch) Yes!
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Features The Mischievous Ravi (1998) See more »

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Blown Away
Written by Scott Oliver and Manny Diez
Performed by Super 5 Thor
Courtesy of Echostatic Records
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Its all good!!
12 August 2000 | by (New York,NY) – See all my reviews

This film which I saw an early cut of was refreshing, captivating, and needs to be seen.

A brave combination of culture, family and sexual orientation, blended into a universal story of poeple.

Breaking stereotypes and wholly unpredictable, i can't wait to see her next project!!


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