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The Doctor from India

The Doctor from India is a movie starring Vasant Lad, Deepak Chopra, and Mohandas K. Gandhi. The story of Dr. Vasant Lad's mission to bring the ancient health care system of wellness called Ayurveda from India to the West in the...

Other Titles
O médico indiano, Der Doktor aus Indien
Running Time
1 hours 29 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jeremy Frindel
Actors
Vasant Lad, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Deepak Chopra
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The story of Dr. Vasant Lad's mission to bring the ancient health care system of wellness called Ayurveda from India to the West in the late 1970s. From the director of One Track Heart: The Story of Krishna Das.

Comments about documentary «The Doctor from India» (15)

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Eric Foster

I've watched this film on DVD. It's a great film about a man who has the courage to come out of his shell and tell his story. I think the movie is very important. The film is about a man named Sreekar, who came to India and he became a big star. But then, he had an accident and died. He is very humble, and he told his story and he's not ashamed of it. I think this is the first time a documentary film about a person who has a brain tumour has been made. I think it's very good. I think this is a very good movie, because it's very honest, it's very well done, and I think it's very important.

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Joan L.

The film was shot in a very creative way, it was very well shot, and it was very moving. I am a very big fan of Martin Freeman and he was very good in the role of the Doctor. I was very impressed with his acting, he was very convincing and really made the character his own. I was also very impressed with the way the film was filmed, it was a very creative way of filming, and the way the film was edited was also very creative. I think it was very well done and I am glad I watched it. I think it was very well done and I think it is one of the best documentaries I have seen. I think it is really well done and I think it is one of the best documentaries I have seen.

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Lori Walsh

this movie is a real eye opener to anyone who thinks that Indian films and Indian cinema is just another film that gets released on theatres. the director made this movie for a reason. this movie showcases Indian cinema in a way that is very different from western culture and what is believed to be normal. there is no violence, sex, or profanity. this movie is meant for a very specific audience. the director uses the Indian language but doesn't use any Americanized language that can be easily understood by non-Indian speakers. there are times that the director did get the character names wrong. but these are for the best because the director wanted to make the movie as simple as possible so that you can just watch the movie and see the movie. the acting was very good, very realistic. the actor did a great job. the only complaint i have is that they didn't show the beginning of the Indian revolution. i could have gotten more information about the revolution in India. this movie does show that India has a unique culture that allows people to explore the world without comparing and make it feel like home. this movie is a must watch for people who know anything about India or Indian cinema. and if you are a professional filmmaker you should definitely watch this movie.

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Douglas

This documentary is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. The doc is an epic story of the trials of a young Pakistani medical student who became a world famous doctor in India, one of the most industrialized countries in the world. Unfortunately, his academic success ended abruptly, when he was forced to leave the country due to the anti-India riots, and to be expelled from India for the real reason that he was an Indian. A road-trip with his friends, and a visit to the doctor's family, led him to learn the story behind his real identity. This documentary will change your perception of the world, and of the political world, and of the role of the media in this world. Thank you for showing this great documentary to the world.

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Patrick B.

One of the most shocking and brilliant documentaries I have ever seen. The stories in the film are truly horrifying, and the director's ability to convey the fear and terror that these young men felt is truly incredible. The emotional depth of the film is incredible. It really takes you on a journey into their world and you feel as if you are really there with them. I have never seen anything like it, and it will be hard to find anything like it. I'm glad that this film has been made, and I hope that it will be seen by many more people. I think that the film is important because it shows how young men are treated in this country, and the fact that they are able to speak up and demand change is really amazing. This is a film that needs to be seen by as many people as possible, and it needs to be seen by the right people. I recommend this film to everyone, especially if you are a man. This film is a must see for everyone, because it really shows the realities of what these young men were going through.

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Pamela

I cannot understand why this movie was not more popular, I mean, A long awaited movie finally comes out and shows us some of the most serious issues in Indian politics.This movie is a must watch, you will leave the cinema with a different view about India.

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Megan

If you're an American or British person, you should really watch this. I'm not an American, but I do like documentaries. And this is a very good one. The acting is very good. The documentary is very good too. It tells the story of the doctors who took care of the patients at the hospital and how they were treated. I've seen this documentary a few times and I still can't get the feeling that I've seen it before. It's one of the best documentaries I've seen.

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Harry D.

One of the best documentary films I've seen and certainly a must-see. I don't want to make any spoilers, but I have to. This film shows the growing rivalry between the good doctor and the brilliant doctor in the team. The growing friendship between them, which leads to problems, and the critical misunderstanding between them. The sense of a great honor, that both of them can't stand each other. But they both have their own secrets, and the discovery about their scientific theories of the moon. It's a very good movie with lots of scientific facts and observations that one would not expect. A great and a must-see movie.

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Ralph

This is a truly brilliant documentary. It's full of facts about Kannada film industry. One of the most stunning aspects of this documentary is the history of Kannada cinema. It's easy to say that the industry is dying but look at this documentary. You will see that this industry was not killed by piracy but by the health system and many mistakes were made while caring for the patients. The Kannada film industry in India has not only given them their tradition but also they have given them a great amount of money, something unheard of in the modern world. It's also a very interesting fact that they were created to be for the masses. A happy family could have more fun than going to the theater. The birth of the Kannada film industry in India is full of themes of love, friendship, family, loyalty, pride and pride. These themes are still in the industry even today. The documentary explores the story of the man who created the industry, the women who were the pioneers, the friends, the enemies and the successes and failures of the industry. It's an amazing documentary.

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Samantha Knight

What a shame that this was billed as a documentary. Despite the fact that the review from the BBC was favourable it does not give away anything of what the film is about, which was interesting. It takes time to get to the point. I wish they had just left it there. It is really enjoyable to hear the stories of some of the people involved in the film. The reaction of the locals is interesting, the people who have worked there for so long are still living there. It is a cultural phenomenon in India and has been for many years and is a fascinating story. The only downside is that the film is very slow. I was impressed by the music, which is all in Bengali. Most of the songs are performed by Bengali musicians. Some songs are sung by locals and some are written by some foreigners. It was a good story of a village's struggle with the advances of globalization. It is also a tale of people who came to do their part in the restoration of an old village. The film is fascinating, but it is also a bit of a tragedy that the BBC people did not pick up on this film as it might have gained them something valuable.

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Tyler

As an American, I was thrilled to discover this film for the first time. I have been to India and know that there is so much more to learn about this nation and its culture. The film is of utmost importance to the Indian people and I hope that the makers will continue to do this in the future. In the end, the film is a must-see and must be seen on the big screen. To those who criticize this film as 'patronizing' to the country and its people, you are quite right. I understand the need for one to question things and the Americanized film industry has done a wonderful job of making the film market seem 'palatable'. I think that the film was necessary and I hope that they will continue to do this in the future.

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Jason L.

This is a really good documentary about the way the first human expedition to the South Pole was organized. The people who took part in this journey are mostly the same people that were involved in the first successful attempt. And this is where the documentary becomes a must watch. If you watch the documentary before you watch the first movie, you will understand what I'm talking about.

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Donna Holland

I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to see the trailer for this movie on the Sci-Fi Channel and I was blown away. I can't say enough about this movie. It is one of the best movies I've seen in years. The only reason I'm giving this movie a 9 out of 10 is because it was somewhat predictable. I would have loved to have seen more of the plot twists. I loved the story, the characters, the acting, and the cinematography. The movie was a great tribute to Indian film. The cinematography was amazing and I think the actors did a great job. I don't think the movie was perfect but it was a great movie. I would recommend it to anyone who likes Sci-Fi. This movie is a must see!

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Kathy Austin

Some great and poignant conversations that will leave you in a state of thought, like that "Bogans." I'm talking about a number of interviews, with people who actually know the people in the movie. I am also wondering about the extent of this "truth" story that was chosen as the main theme. I really hope the stories that I have heard about these people do not end up as the "main" theme of the movie. After all, it is just a movie. I think this movie should be given a second chance. The people interviewed are not just ordinary actors, but are people from all walks of life who have given their time to help make this movie happen. People in other movies I have seen have said that you are not given an opportunity to know the people in the movie if you don't pay for it. This movie, like all of the other movies I have seen, should be free. It's a good way to help people to think, especially when the movie is narrated by a person who is just like you and me. I really hope that they can find a way to make this movie pay off.

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Russell Gardner

This is one of those documentaries that makes you reflect on the life of your own. In this case, The Doctor from India, which deals with the life of Prof. Dr. Mohan Ghai, (whose real name is Mohan Zafar), a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Physics at the University of Sydney. The documentary focuses on the family life of his wife and child. The family consists of his wife and the two children. Dr. Mohan Ghai, who is married with a child, spends most of his time in the laboratory of his wife Dr. Rini (Prof. Hari Kochhar). The documentary also shows that Dr. Mohan Ghai's life has been a very eventful. His daughter Asha, who is four years old, has a passion for tai chi and has started a tai chi course in her school. On the other hand, Dr. Ghai has a wife and a child and has trouble with his adult children. In the end, Dr. Mohan Ghai is a character in his own right. He has developed a passion for tai chi and does not only train his wife. Dr. Mohan Ghai has also contributed to the progress of research on MRI-based medicine and the development of MRI technology in the UK. Dr. Mohan Ghai has been instrumental in the advancement of the brain imaging technology. He has not only trained his wife, but also trained his children. His wife has also prepared a series of exercises that has been very successful in improving the quality of life of her husband. The documentary has the best of Pakistani actors like Rehan, Anil, Abdul Razzaq, Waheed and Shabana Azmi. It also has great contributions from most of the actors including former Pakistani actors such as Aamir Khan, Nasser and Saif. I give this film a 10/10.