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Desires of the Heart (2013)

Dr. Kris Sharma is a psychiatrist from India practicing in Savannah, Georgia when he meets Madeline, a local artist with a mysterious past. But as their relationship begins to blossom in ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Kris Sharma
... Madeline
... Pradeep
Priya Ahuja ... Lena
Ankit Bhardwaj ... Gopal
... Radha (as Archana Gupta)
Harsh Mayar ... Nanu
... Professor Sharma
Shubha Sharma ... Mrs. Sharma
... Ann
... Rachel
Ashok Joshi ... Gopal's Father
... Mrs. Wimberly
Geeta Khanna ... Auntie
Dayanand Sharma ... Lena's Father


Dr. Kris Sharma is a psychiatrist from India practicing in Savannah, Georgia when he meets Madeline, a local artist with a mysterious past. But as their relationship begins to blossom in America, Kris is summoned home to marry the woman chosen by his parents. But as he begins to make decisions about his future, he discovers centuries old secrets that may seal the fate of his destiny. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Mystery | Romance






Release Date:

6 November 2015 (India)  »


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$500,000 (estimated)
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Director James Kicklighter was first informed about the film by production manager Ryan Watterson after the original director of 'Desires of the Heart' had to drop out for medical reasons. After a series of bi-coastal phone conversations in Los Angeles, James flew to Savannah for several days of meetings with producer/executive producer Solila Parida, during which she hired him for the job. See more »

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Intriguing Film to Watch: Southern Comfort meets Bollywood Cinema

The chemistry of the main characters is extraordinary. I found it very entertaining to watch the mystery unfold throughout the film. The sequence of events kept me feeling for Kris as he strive to find what is missing in his life. The real interesting part is how this film really explored the cultural elements and how everyone views situations differently. The film flowed very naturally from scene to scene and I felt very invested in the success of Kris for him to unveil his curiosity.

I really enjoyed this film and found it very entertaining. Highly recommended! A wonderfully crafted piece of cinema.

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