American Chai Poster

Release Date: 2001

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
College senior Sureel (Aalok Mehta) has always deceived his strict Indian parents in order to fit into American society. When his father (Paresh Rawal) finds out he is studying music and playing in a band rather than getting his pre-med degree, he is furious. After getting kicked out of the band, Sureel breaks up with his white girlfriend and starts dating Maya (Sheetal Sheth), another Indian-American -- but both are alarmed when his parents instantly start planning their wedding.

Cast: Aalok Mehta, Paresh Rawal, Sheetal Sheth, Joshua Ackerman, Ajay Naidu, Aasif Mandvi

Director: Anurag Mehta

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Dream Merchants Pictures

Keywords: Mother, Transformation, Girlfriend, Competition, Love, 2000s, Father, Emotional

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