The Cast

Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor is one of Bollywood’s leading and multi award winning actors and is the son the legendary actor and director Raj Kapoor. Rishi has fond memories of the Jewish stars Nadira and David Abraham both from the extensive time they spent in the Kapoor family home as well as on set in the famous RK Studios.

Baba Herman
Baba Herman is a film choreographer based in Mumbai. His brother Master David Herman, was a choreographer in the Raj Kapoor Studios in its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s.

Haidar Ali
Actor, scriptwriter and son of the first Miss India, the actress Pramila (aka Esther Abrahams).

Rachel Reuben
Former swimwear model, recently edited her first movie and is now moving into directing. Rachel is the granddaughter of the 1930s actress Rose.

Nandoo Bhendee
A 1970s Indian rock god who played Judas in the Mumbai production of Jesus Christ Superstar, Nandoo owns a sound studio in Mumbai, sings for Bollywood films and is producing his first movie.

Bunny Reuben
Right hand man of India’s greatest filmmaker Raj Kapoor, Bunny is arguably the Indian film industry’s greatest ever publicist.

Solomon Sopher
Leader of the Baghdadai Indian Jewish community, a close friend of the actress Nadira, he is a tireless worker on behalf of Baghdadi and Indian Jewry.

Ralphy Jirhad
Leader of the Bene Israel Indian Jewish community with encyclopaedic knowledge of all things Indian Jewish and the biggest smile in India.

Rachel Dwyer
Professor of Indian Cinema at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. When not in her office or giving a lecture, she can be found near a Bollywood set in India.

Victor and Dianne Abraham
Niece and nephew of the late great Bollywood actor David Abraham who moved to Canada to live with them when he retired.