Series/Themes: Middle Eastern & South Asian Sidebar
Film Year: 2016
Film Length: 107 min.
Director: Sermiyan Midyat.
Featuring: Sermiyan Midyat, Burak Satibol, Nicole Faria, Safak Sezer, Zeynep Kankonde.
In this Turkish Bollywood-style musical comedy, Fadil, a fierce and renowned Turkish mobster, falls in love with his yoga instructor, Gundhi. When Gundhi is kidnapped from Fadil’s mansion, he sets out on a journey to save her and win her heart, but the situation is complicated by the fact that Gundhi’s mother is tied the mob in India. Fadil enlists the help of his friend Hulusi, and the two find themselves involved in a number of mishaps and adventures in the lively streets of India on their quest to get the girl. Introduction by Chris Gratien (UVA)
Supported by the Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures and the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 5