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Mixing Karma (2009)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 3 February 2009 (USA)
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Cultures clash humorously for a Seattle artist when his cowboy father thinks art's a joke while an Indian family believes art is his destiny. Fireworks go off when falls for his "Indian Family's" exotic daughter.


Ken Oelerich





Credited cast:
Collin Stark Collin Stark ... Ryan Stern
Ajay Vidure ... Raj Shah
Shazia ... Priya Shah
Stephan Weyte Stephan Weyte ... Jack Stern
Jay Harik ... Ram Shah
Pushpa Rawal Pushpa Rawal ... Gayatri Shah
Mark Pinckney Mark Pinckney ... John Stern
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raj Angolkar Raj Angolkar ... Uncle Haresh
Tejal Angolkar Tejal Angolkar ... Dancer
Javin Reid ... Young Raj Shah
Chalon Williams Chalon Williams ... Bartender


From the time Ryan was just a boy he's had one dream - to become an artist. Cultures clash humorously as his cowboy father thinks art's a joke while an Indian family across the street believes art is his destiny. Ryan struggles to find his voice as an artist, getting rejected by gallery after gallery while attempting to get a show. Priya, the exotic Indian girl, seems to believe in his talent. Ram, Priya's Dad, might have the answers to Ryan's Karma. Or does he? And Ryan's older brother John, the dysfunctional screw up, ironically could hold the key. Conflicts arise when Ram discovers his beloved daughter falling in love with the struggling artist which sets off a dramatic confrontation that leaves all relationships at risk. Will Ryan achieve his dream? Will he get the girl? It's all up to Karma... Written by Ken Oelerich

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Two Passions, One Karma


Comedy | Drama


Not Rated

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The Director's Art: All the art in Mixing Karma is Ken Oelerich's, the Director's, art. The film uses the Director's art from when he was a boy of 5, to his high school years of experimenting with various styles to his mature work as a showing artist. See more »

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An artist falls for his muse and they face family challenges
2 June 2017 | by annmcarlsonSee all my reviews

This was a great love story about an artist who falls for his muse. Her brother, played by Ajay Vidure is very heartwarming and steals the show! The art work is phenomenal, and the challenges these characters face in dealing with 5,000 year old traditions versus modern day love affairs, is entertaining. Shazia is a very beautiful girl, and a wonderful actress, she is a delight to watch on screen!

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3 February 2009 (USA) See more »

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Seattle, Washington, USA


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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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KO Studios Inc. See more »
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