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Kumaré (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 13 March 2011 (USA)
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

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Vikram Gandhi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vikram Gandhi ... Himself
Toby Toby ... Herself: Lilé
Greg Greg ... Himself: Vishalé
Molly Molly ... Herself: Mataré
Kimberley Kimberley ... Herself: Durgé
Stewart Stewart ... Himself: Antakaté
Joyce Joyce ... Herself: Joycé
Sue Sue ... Herself: Yesudasé
Rachel Rachel ... Herself: Gangé
Bobby Bobby ... Himself: Vijayé
Teresa Teresa ... Herself: Amaré
Riad Riad ... Himself: Charlé
Rachel Rachel ... Herself - Taré
Donna Donna ... Herself: Begalé
Andre Andre ... Himself: Ganavaté
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A documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumaré must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.

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The true story of a false prophet.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kumare See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,601, 24 June 2012

Gross USA:

$132,160

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$132,160
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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A film that touches hearts
20 January 2014 | by ZenshaSee all my reviews

So much irony in some of these comments here. Much to the contrary of what Kumare preaches, we seem to be quick at judging (more like guessing) others and their intentions, but never quite have the time to look into ourselves.

Yes what he did wasn't the nicest thing and the initial goal he had in mind certainly wasn't to help anyone find himself. What I see is a somewhat brilliant young man looking for himself and searching for answers after being disappointed with all the fake gurus and superstition.

He gradually finds out that Kumare is in fact his ideal self and that he is slowly becoming the real Kumare. He finds a deep connection with people as Kumare that Vikram has never experienced. He finds himself and sees the importance of helping others find themselves too.

I didn't watch the movie with the intention to judge him. I watched it hoping to learn something from it, and I did. Watch it with an open mind, and it will touch your heart.


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