Ravi starred as himself in the film, which won the audience award in June at the Los Angeles Film Festival. As he turns 30, the first-generation Indian-American is pressured by his parents to agree to an arranged marriage and agrees to make a serious effort to find a partner — while not telling his parents that he’s recently broken up with a woman because she’s not Indian.
His sister filmed her brother’s discussion of his experiences along with his dates. Janet Eckholm produced the documentary.
Alchemy released the movie on Sept. 11 and the film has performed solidly with $1.15 million in grosses. At its widest release, it was in 101 locations.
UTA signed the Patels after meeting the siblings at the film festival.
The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.