All Press Releases for March 19, 2006

Indian American film ARYA reaching places

It is not common for Indian movies or Indian American movies to get the kind of worldwide distribution that this film is getting.

    /24-7PressRelease/ - NEW YORK, NY - March 19, 2006 - We are talking about writer-director Manan Singh Katohora's ARYA. The movie is made available on NETFLIX, and BLOCKBUSTER which has 8,500 stores in USA, 2,600 stores outside USA, which in itself is quite some reach.

ARYA is a psychological thriller, story of a man's journey to seek his true identity. The protagonist, works as an Associate Producer at Television India in NYC. Things get really weird and wacky, when he comes back from a convention in California. Strange people start to cross his paths; He starts speaking 'Sanskrit' (the oldest language on the face of this planet); He goes bald a day before his engagement to his sweetheart. - What is it that he is dealing with - reincarnation? Out of body experience? Schizophrenia? Multiple personalities? Or plain simple brain disorder?

ARYA is an Indian-American film that has been nominated for a few south Asian awards and won best actress at first ever SOUTH ASIAN MEDIA AWARDS in NORTH AMERICA. It also had best director nomination, which went to MIRA NAIR (Monsoon Wedding, Kamasutra).

Manan Singh Katohora, is ranked 39, list of 'Top 50 Coolest Desis (INDIAN-AMERICANS) of 2005'. The list includes Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Salman Rushdie, Kal Penn, Parminder Nagra, Anoushka Shankar, Indira Verma, Saira Mohan and others.

His next film is an International project titled - 'When Kiran Met Karen'. Currently seeking investors for the ambitious lesbian film, Manan hopes to cast famous Bollywood Hollywood actresses for the lead roles.

A well-known Indian actress confronts her own sexuality
when the starring role in her next film is a lesbian.

His earlier credits include FLAVORS, Indian Fish in American Waters.

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