Mystic Masseur, The (2001) - Details
This film is set in colonial Trinidad in the 1940s. We follow Ganesh Ramsumair (Aasif Mandvi) and his wife Leela (Ayesha Dharker). To support himself, Ganesh has set up shop as a masseur. He soon becomes an expert on Hinduism and mystical healing. He becomes famous in town, which leads to a life in politics. But this takes him away from his one true passion, writing. Now his ambitions and values come into conflict.