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USA: Mata Productions
Cast: Nisha Ganatra, Jill Hennessy, Cara Buono, Nick Chinlund, Eliza Foss, Madhur Jaffrey, Sakina Jaffrey, Priscilla Lopez, Alisa Mast, Ajay Naidu, Daniella Rich, Amy Veltman
Director: Nisha Ganatra
USA: 91 mins
USA Release Date: 22 September 2000 (Limited Release - New York)
CHUTNEY POPCORN is the story of a young Indian-American woman Reena (Nisha Ganatra) who is a lesbian and this causes friction in her close family. On hearing the news that her married sister is unable to have a baby Reena offers to be artificially inseminated, against the wishes of her girlfriend.
Unfortunately her sister gets cold feet when Reena tells her she is pregnant and no longer wants to go through with their arrangement so Reena despite her family and friends negative views, decides to continue with the pregnancy and keep the baby when it is born.