Kūmāré is an American documentary film directed by Vikram Gandhi. To record the documentary, American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi transformed himself into Sri Kumaré, an enlightened guru from a fictional village in India, by adopting a fake Indian accent and growing out his hair and beard. In the film, Kumaré. Official website for feature documentary directed by Vikram Gandhi about the time he impersonated a wise Indian guru. Fake guru. Real truth. Buy and download the movie now, purchase the DVD, or watch on iTunes, Amazon and other outlets. Documentary · 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 Kumaré must reveal his true identity to . Kumaré makes you think and challenges easy answers. Yes, some of the to put on. Highly recommended film for everyone.
8 Aug That led him into the deliberate deception that he filmed in "Kumare." He grew a long beard and a pony-tail, exchanged his shoes for sandals, switched his slacks and suits to flowing orange robes, and started carrying an ornate walking stick. Then he moved to Arizona, hired an expert to teach him yoga and. Movie Info. A provocative social experiment-turned-documentary, Kumare follows American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi as he transforms himself into a wise Indian guru, hoping to prove the absurdity of blind faith. Instead, he finds himself forging profound connections with people from all walks of life -- and wondering if and. Vikram Gandhi is an Indian-American born in New Jersey whose interest in gurus and religion took him to India where he met with a variety of spiritual teachers dispensing wisdom to their inner circle of disciples and to the public in general. He decides to conduct his own social and religious experiment. He grows a beard.
1 Jun Mr. Gandhi said the inevitable comparisons of “Kumaré,” his first full-length movie (which opens June 20 in New York), with Sacha Baron Cohen's “Borat” didn't bother him. Mr. Gandhi, now 33 and a resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, said he had already begun his transformation before that film came out. 10 Aug he told ABC News in Los Angeles after the premiere of the resulting movie, " Kumare: The True Story of a False Prophet." "It's not about making fun of people," Gandhi said. "It's about the general absurdity of what we all believe." Gandhi was raised in a Hindu household, the child of Indian immigrants.