Producer Ashok Amritraj brings to the big screen his latest comedy The Other End of the Line starring Jesse Metcalfe of Desperate Housewives and Shriya who recently starred opposite Rajnikanth in the Indian blockbuster Sivaji: The Boss. To be released nationwide on October 31, the film is the first in a five-year co-production deal between Amritraj’s U.S.-based Hyde Park Entertainment and India’s powerhouse studio Reliance. Amritraj’s previous Hollywood comedies have included Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah, and Raising Helen starring Kate Hudson. The Other End of the Line was shot in Mumbai and San Francisco and also stars Anupam Kher.
The Other End of the Line
Starring Jesse Metcalfe, Shriya, Anupam Kher, Sara Foster, Larry Miller, and Tara Sharma
Directed by James Dodson
Produced by Ashok Amritraj
Written by Tracey Jackson
Distributed by MGM
Disguising herself as American, an Indian credit card phone operator (Shriya) travels to San Francisco for a romantic liaison with a man (Metcalfe) she met through her work. Upon her arrival, however, she decides to keep her true identity a secret, which threatens to dampen the sparks between her and her potential beau.