PG certificateThe Mystic Masseur is a Film programme that first aired in 2001 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Mystic Masseur is a 3 star programme


The Mystic Masseur (2001)

Directed by
Ismail Merchant

Adaptation of V.S. Naipaul's Pulitzer prize-winning novel. Ganesh Mandvi, an Indian schoolteacher in Port of Spain, Trinidad. After his father's death, he decides to stay in his home village and attempt to fulfil his dream of becoming a writer. In order to help make ends meet, he takes up his father's trade as a masseur. An apparent miracle turns him into a local legend and sets him on the road to success.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 110 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2001

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: India/USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Om PuriOm Puri...Ramlogan
Image for James FoxJames Fox...Mr. Stewart
Aasif Mandvi...Ganesh
Image for Ayesha DharkerAyesha Dharker...Leela
Image for Jimi MistryJimi Mistry...Partap
Sanjeev Bhaskar...Beharry
Zohra Segal...Auntie
Sakina Jaffrey...Suruj Mooma
Rez Kempton...Basdeo
Pip Torrens...Governor
Albert Laveau...Headmaster
Grace Maharaj...Mrs. Cooper
Michael Cherrie...Man in yellow suit
Maureen Thompson...Woman in rainbow dress
Dinesh Maharaj...Taxi driver