The Daily Quirk talked with Saurabh Kikani and Megha Kadakia, the producers of Miss India America, on the red carpet of the Cinequest Film Festival. The comedy, which made its world premiere at the festival, is about Lily’s attempt to win the beauty pageant “Miss India America” in order to try to win her boyfriend back. Watch the full interview below to hear Kadakia’s history with the screenwriter Meera Simha and why Kikani said the film “represents pure American independent filmmaking but also new South Asian American voices.”
On the Cinequest Film Festival red carpet in San Jose, CA, Miss India America stars Nandini Minocha, Anushka Rani, Anjali Bhimani, Tiya Sircar and Kosha Patel tell The Daily Quirk about what they love about their roles, what it’s like working together and how exciting it is to have the movie premiering at Cinequest. Watch the feature below to find out all that and more, including why the cast describes the film as a Real Housewives of Mumbai and Miss Congeniality hybrid with a lot of comedy and a lot heart!
Miss India America is a new comedy executive produced by and featuring New Girl star Hannah Simone. On the Cinequest Film Festival red carpet in San Jose, CA, Simone tells The Daily Quirk about her expectations for the film, her role, and teases how the road to the beauty queen title may get ugly. Check out the interview below!