Politics of Love
|Politics of Love|
|Directed by||William Dear|
|Produced by||Govind Menon|
William Sees Keenan
|Written by||Gary Goldstein|
Brian J. White
The film involves the unexpected romance that develops between an Indian-American, Democratic campaign worker Aritha (formerly Rithika) Gupta (Mallika Sherawat) who falls for an African-American Republican Kyle Franklin (Brian White) in the month leading up to the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election.
- Brian J. White as Kyle Franklin
- Mallika Sherawat as Aretha Gupta
- Loretta Devine as Shirlee Gupta
- Ruby Dee as Grandmother
- Gerry Bednob as Vijay Gupta
- Gabrielle Dennis as Chelsea
- Will Keenan as Terrence Miller
- Sueann Han as Bianca
- Ian Reed Kesler as Brent Murphy
- Tracey Walter as Glen
- Camille Kitt as Merry Christian
- Kennerly Kitt as Merry Christian
- Carlene Moore as Kathleen
Release and box office
Politics of Love was released in US theaters on August 26, followed by its digital distribution on demand from September 3, 2011.
Politics of Love is amusing entertainment according to the Los Angeles Times. Politics of Love is a light and amusing fun movie. Mallika Sherawat was panned for her performance in this film, quoted as "trying too hard".
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