The true story of a false prophet

Disillusioned by certain gurus, filmmaker Vikram Gandhi decided to impersonate a religious leader and made a movie about it. Watch this interesting talk on how Gandhi became Kumare in his search to make sense of religion and beliefs.

Recorded at INK2012, Pune, India


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Vikram Gandhi

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Vikram Gandhi is the award-winning director and star of Kumaré, a film in which he impersonates a wise guru from the East and starts a following of real people in the West. Kumaré won the Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival in 2011 and was released theatrically in North America in 2012. Vikram lives in New York and is developing his next feature film.

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khizar lah

I can totally understand this... the whole concept of God is being treated as something which is not to be believed.. people want to believe in what they like rather than really understanding what is right for them.. So this is bound to happen...
Here we have religious scholars who have vested interests in what they do and in turn the whole institution of religion is deprived of its value...
@Vikram - you did a nice job to get these things on camera and i hope you will also bring forward the real value of religion too..


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