After twenty-two sold-out screening on the festival circuit, the award-winning indie comedy Miss India America hits theaters in limited release this week, opening Friday, March 25 in Washington DC, Chicago and San Jose. The film will also be available on Amazon, GooglePlay, iTunes, Vimeo, Vudu, Xfinity and Sling, starring April 5.
From husband/wife creative team Ravi Kapoor (director/co-writer) and Meera Simhan (actor/co-writer), the cross-cultural coming-of-age comedy is set against the backdrop of the Indian beauty pageant world in Orange County, California. Tiya Sircar stars as Lily, an 18-year-old overachiever who decides to compete for the Miss India America crown after her boyfriend leaves her for a beauty queen.
Here's the trailer:
Miss India America stars Tiya Sircar (The Internship, 17 Again, Vampire Diaries, Star Wars: Rebels), Hannah Simone (New Girl), Kosha Patel, Satya Bhabha, Cas Anwar, Rizwan Manji, Anjali Bhimani and Bernard White.
Here's where you can catch Miss India America starting Friday:
Thursday, March 24, 2016:
L.A. Market - Laemmle Monica Film Center
1332 2nd Street,
Santa Monica, CA
7:30 p.m. - one-time screening
*** Open to public - limited tickets available HERE!
Theatrical Release Schedule
Friday, March 25 to Thursday, March 31, 2016:
AMC Rio 18 with IMAX
9811 Washingtonian Blvd.,
3:00 p.m. daily
AMC Barrington 30 with IMAX
175 Studio Drive,
South Barrington, IL
3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily
AMC Mercado 20 with IMAX
3111 Mission College Blvd.,
Santa Clara, CA
3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily (show times may vary by 10 – 30 minutes)
This is a fun film with some great performances and a lot of heart. To purchase tickets, go here. For further information about Miss Indian America, visit the film's website and follow updates on Facebook and Twitter.