Sati Shaves Her Head
Inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's beloved short story Bernice Bobs Her Hair, Sati Shaves Her Head is a modern, South-Asian take on the classic fish out of water tale.
During one hot summer, sophisticated Cali-girl Nikki (Hannah Simone), transforms her dopey Indian cousin, Sati (Sonal Shah), into a first class Beverly Hills beauty. However, the plan backfires when Sati becomes more popular, especially with Jay (Joey Sinko), the boy Nikki keeps around as her lap dog. Nikki tries to teach Sati a lesson, but soon learns that revenge is a dish best served shaved!
SATI SHAVES HER HEAD
Running Time: 29 minutes
Year Released: 2011
Camera: Red MX
Starring: Sonal Shah, Hannah Simone
Written By: Amar Shah
Based On: F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "Bernice Bobs Her Head"
Directed By: Tejal Shah
Director Of Photography: Cory B. Clay
Produced By: Amar Shah, Tejal Shah
Supervising Producer: Renata Green Gaber
Producer: Jorge Rivera
Music By: John Piscitello
Edited By: Chris Lorusso
Production Design By: Jessica Kertznus, Ashley Hasenyager
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HANNAH SIMONE as NIKKI
HANNAH SIMONE currently stars on FOX's hit series, "New Girl", opposite Zooey Deschanel. Simone hosted HGTV Canada's popular design show "Space for Living" before moving onto Canada's largest music channel, MuchMusic. After MuchMusic, Simone moved to Los Angeles where she hosted two seasons of "WCG: Ultimate Gamer" for the SyFy channel. Simone recently completed production on "H+", the second Warner Premiere Digital Web series made in conjunction with Dolphin Entertainment and produced by Bryan Singer.
Born in London, Simone grew up living abroad and participating in local theater productions in Saudi Arabia, India, Greece and Canada. A graduate of the University of British Columbia, she majored in International Relations and Political Science before going on to work as a human rights and refugee officer with the United Nations in London.
SONAL SHAH as SATI
Known for her role as 'Dr. Sunny Dey' in the hit sitcom, Scrubs, Sonal Shah has been a performer all her life.
Anokhi Magazine featured Sonal Shah as one of the most Sexy and Successful people of 2010. She was also most recently named one of the Top 50 Coolest Desis in the world of 2009 as well one of the top 10 Fascinating South Asians of the year.
After college, Sonal performed at a Zillion Theatres in Chicago including the Tony award Winning Goodman Theatre, Collaboraction, Running With Scissors, and Stir Friday Night (to name a few).
After moving to Los Angeles, Sonal was quick to start testing for pilots and booked her first series regular role in a sitcom pilot for ABC Family, The PTA. Never one who wants to stop learning, she studied with Lesly Kahn, The Groundlings, and also graduated from The Second City Conservatory.