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Kumaré: the True Story of a False Prophet

A conversation with Vikram Gandhi

From the origins of mathematics to the rise of the telemarketing and remote information services, on over to everything from Yoga to chicken vindaloo, South Asia has had a turbulent and often times hilarious relationship with the West.

Taking a page from the likes of Sascha Baron Cohen and Kal Penn, and Aziz Ansari, Vikram Ghandi has engaged the West’ s fascination with all things spiritual, and “exotic” about the world of contemporary yoga. Call him a post-modern sadu.

Origin Magazine caught up with him after the release of his new film Kumare.