Kumare (2012): 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 Kumare must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all.
Release: 22, June 2012
Director: Vikram Gandhi
Cast: Vikram Gandhi, Purva Bedi, Kristen Calgaro
THE BUZZ: A likely candidate to benefit from word-of-mouth, I wouldn’t be the least surprised if Vikram Gandhi’s documentary isn’t optioned to be made into a feature film. The trailer reminds me of Borat meets a Christopher Guest satire and populated with people I tend to encounter at Whole Foods.