Indian Sweet and Spices

1 hr 40 min

College freshman Alia Kapur (Sophia Ali) returns to her family’s posh suburban New Jersey home after a year away at college and upends their well-ordered life with her brash independence. After befriending Varun (Rish Shah), the handsome son of the new owners of the local Indian grocery, she invites his family to a dinner party where family secrets are revealed. Alia’s surprise turns to rebellion when she uncovers secrets about both her parents that push her toward a daring and ultimately hilarious confrontation. INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES celebrates a young woman’s coming of age set against a lovingly framed glimpse of the life of an Indian American family.

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Sophia Ali

As Alia Kapur

Rish Shah

As Varun Dutta

Manisha Koirala

As Sheila Kapur

Adil Hussain

As Ranjit Kapur