5.5/10
282
3 user 9 critic

Miss India America (2015)

Lily Prasad competes for Miss India America title.

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lily Prasad
...
Sonia Nielson
...
Seema
...
Gita Prasad
...
Sam Prasad
...
Sanjay
...
Deep Panday
...
Nita Nanji
...
Karim
...
Reshma Mathur (as Sameera Eligeti)
...
Pinky Matthews
...
Divya Nielson
...
Preeti Grewal
...
Bindu Kapoor
...
Bindu's mother
Edit

Storyline

Lily is graduating from her Orange County high school at the top of her class. And she has a plan, "The Lily Plan". She will become a brain surgeon like her father. Her sweet, lost boyfriend Karim will become a petroleum engineer. They'll get married. Have kids. Live happily ever after. But the plan is thrown into confusion when Karim becomes smitten by and runs off with Reshma, the reining Miss India National beauty queen. Not happy about losing at anything, Lily decides that she herself must become the new Miss India National. Written by Miss India America. The Movie.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 March 2016 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actress Rashi Stephens, who plays the Miss India Golden State contestant performing Bollywood Dance, was actually crowned Miss India North America 2008 and is a Former Miss India Global. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The film has one important problem that keeps it from being better.
18 December 2016 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Lily (Tiya Sircar) is a very smart, driven young lady. She succeeds at pretty much everything she has tried--winning the national spelling bee, graduating at the top of her class and having a seemingly perfect life ahead of her. Despite this, she has a new plan...to win the Miss India USA pageant...even though she hates pageants and thinks they are stupid. So why would she do this? Because her long-time boyfriend was caught with a lady who won this competition...and she wants to prove she is just as good, or better, than these other young ladies. Plus, she just doesn't like losing to anyone!

There is one big problem with this film...Lily is a self-absorbed and incredibly selfish person. She only thinks of herself and is impossible to like...and this seriously impacts the viewing experience. After all, you aren't pulling for her to win...and you actually want her to lose badly! In contrast, when I watched a far better beauty pageant comedy, "Drop Dead Gorgeous", I was pulling for sweet Amber Atkinson to win...and it felt terrible when she didn't.

So, despite this, is the film worth seeing? Not for me. When Lily comes up with some epiphany, it's just too late and rather unconvincing. Overall, an interesting miss...but a miss nonetheless. It's a shame, as Tiya was good in the lead--her acting was really nice.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?