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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
A young Indian dance teacher named Ramu Gupta (Jimi Mistry) embarks for New York City in pursuit of fame and fortune, only to find himself working as a waiter in an Indian restaurant. Through an encounter with Sharonna (Heather Graham), a beautiful adult-film star, the shy, inexperienced Ramu is mistaken for a spiritual leader - the Guru of Sex - and becomes an overnight celebrity. Fame comes at a price, however, and Ramu must choose between his newfound fame and his love for Sharonna.

Cast: Heather Graham , Marisa Tomei , Jimi Mistry , Michael McKean , Christine Baranski , Rob Morrow , Malachy McCourt , Sanjeev Bhaskar

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Guru (2002)

Release Date: January 31st, 2003|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Graham, back in the porn territory she aced in “Boogie Nights,” steals the show. In the winter doldrums, you don't kick at a movie that puts a smile on your face. show more

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    San Francisco Chronicle

    Silly and soulful. show more

  • 63
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Agreeable and slipshod in equal fashion, The Guru illustrates the subtle distinction between stupidity and goofiness. show more

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