West meets East as Rajkummar Rao, Nargis Fakhri , Candy Clark and Bo Derek star in 5 Weddings. 

5 Weddings showcases the vibrant ceremonies at India’s weddings and explores the lives of Hijras, a sect of transgender dancers who have been an integral part of Indian wedding tradition for centuries.

American journalist (Fakhri) who travels to “heartland India” to cover the five main ceremonies at Indian weddings, only to end up fascinated with the transgender dancers (Hijras) who typically dance at these colourful celebrations.  


Complications arise when she falls in love with her shadow cop (Rao) whose instructions are to keep her story censored.

Other Hollywood star cast includes Broadway star Anneliese van der Pol (Beauty and The Beast), Mariana Paola Vicente (The Lucky Man, Miss Universe 2010), Robert Palmer Watkins (General Hospital), Dawn Richard (Danity Kane) and Rupak Ginn (Royal Pains).

Also starring are Suvinder Vicky (Chauthi Koot Un Certain Regard Cannes 2015), Shiwani Saini (Sarbjit), Saru Maini (Dangerous Husn) and Diljott (Teshan). 

In the vein of The 100 Foot Journey, Monsoon Wedding and Bride and Prejudice, this film is helmed by Namrata Singh Gujral, an Indian American filmmaker with a penchant for cause projects.

5 WEDDINGS releases in cinemas on 21st September 2018