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Nilam Auntie: An International Treasure (2009)

 |  Short, Comedy  |  15 August 2009 (USA)
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We learn about the life of one very unique Indian woman, through the eyes of a British documentary crew.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nilam Auntie / Laxmi Harjoshi
Nilam's Threading Assistant (as Sabina Shamdasani)
Ranjit Souri ...
Wayne Eji ...
Melvin the online surfer
Joe Herrera ...
People Places Animal Sound Guy
Monica Thomas ...
Threading Customer #4
Debbie Thame ...
Threading Customer #3 (sideburns)
Veda Atwater ...
Threading Customer #2 (unibrows)
Threading Customer #1
Daisy Castro ...
Grandma's Real Daughter
Geeta Mathur ...
Schoolmarm / Scolding Memsahib (voice)
Deepti Mahajan ...
Condescending Memsahib
Grant Ball ...
Sex Patron Driver / Incompetent Suitor from Australia
Timothy Nishimura ...
Groom Watanabe


Nilam Auntie: An International Treasure is an eye-opening comedy and expose of Nilam Bhatnagar, the lauded threading maven, shaadi entertainer & star of Sourced Out - a popular miniseries about outsourcing on Maverick investigative journalist, Laxmi Harjoshi digs deep into Nilam's upbringing as a child orphaned at the steps of the Ganges river. There, uncovering her struggle to become educated, the language barriers that she couldn't quite overcome, and the indignant ways in which she earned an income. She then follows Nilam's journey to America, a move filled with new accomplishments, discoveries and challenges. Her patient efforts to find love in the latter years of life pay dividends in a strange twist that leads to her redemption. Written by PP33

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INR 33,000 (estimated)

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