Indian-American director Mira Nair says her latest film The Reluctant Fundamentalist is not about 9/11 but a coming-of-age story of a young man struggling to find his identity in America post the terror attacks. The film, Mira says, is also her first attempt at a thriller. She is happy to finally bring the film to Indian audiences after travelling with the it around the globe.
"The film is essentially not a 9/11 movie but a coming-of-age story of a young man who finds out who he really is in a polarising universe. I made the film because I lamented that post 9/11, there has been a real lack of conversation between America and the rest of the world. It is my attempt to create a bridge and dialogue between the two sides," Mira told PTI here.
The film stars British-