• Romance
  • Rated: 16
  • Director: Mira Nair
  • Writer: Mira Nair, Helena Kriel, Wajida Tabassuh
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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love is a 1996 Indian English-language historical romance film co-written, co-produced, and directed by Mira Nair. It takes its title from the ancient Indian text, the Kama Sutra and serves as a common link between the characters. The film stars Rekha, Indira Varma, and Naveen Andrews in pivotal roles. The plot takes its origin from a short story by Urdu author Wajida Tabassum titled "Utran" ("Hand-Me-Downs" or "Cast-Offs"). The portion of plot derived from "Utran" takes place from the film's beginning until the scene where Maya says: "Now something I have used is yours forever." After that the story is the screenwriter's creation. Declan Quinn won the 1998 Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for his work in the film. Kama Sutra was nominated for the Golden Seashell award at the 1996 San Sebastián International Film Festival and was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Romance
  • Rated: 16
  • Director: Mira Nair
  • Writer: Mira Nair, Helena Kriel, Wajida Tabassuh

  • Indira Varma
    Sarita Choudhury
    Ramon Tikaram
    Naveen Andrews
    Rekha
    Ranjit Chowdhry
    Pearl Padamsee
    Khalid Tyabji
    Arundhati Rao
    Surabhi Bhansali
    Garima Dhup
    Kusum Haidar
    Harish Patel
    Achala Sachdev
    Achla Sachdev

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  • Romance
  • Rated: 16
  • Director: Mira Nair
  • Writer: Mira Nair, Helena Kriel, Wajida Tabassuh
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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love is a 1996 Indian English-language historical romance film co-written, co-produced, and directed by Mira Nair. It takes its title from the ancient Indian text, the Kama Sutra and serves as a common link between the characters. The film stars Rekha, Indira Varma, and Naveen Andrews in pivotal roles. The plot takes its origin from a short story by Urdu author Wajida Tabassum titled "Utran" ("Hand-Me-Downs" or "Cast-Offs"). The portion of plot derived from "Utran" takes place from the film's beginning until the scene where Maya says: "Now something I have used is yours forever." After that the story is the screenwriter's creation. Declan Quinn won the 1998 Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography for his work in the film. Kama Sutra was nominated for the Golden Seashell award at the 1996 San Sebastián International Film Festival and was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

Starring
  • Indira Varma
    Sarita Choudhury
    Ramon Tikaram
    Naveen Andrews
    Rekha
    Ranjit Chowdhry
    Pearl Padamsee
    Khalid Tyabji
    Arundhati Rao
    Surabhi Bhansali
    Garima Dhup
    Kusum Haidar
    Harish Patel
    Achala Sachdev
    Achla Sachdev