Austin tie to ‘Meet the Patels’

Ravi and Geeta Patel, in

Ravi and Geeta Patel, in “Meet the Patels.” Credit: Alchemy

“Meet the Patels,” which focuses on semi-arranged marriages for Indian-Americans, tracks the adventures of Ravi Patel as he seeks a mate through a system that has brought love into the lives of all of Ravi’s cousins. The movie opens today in Austin, but wasn’t screened for critics in time for opening-day reviews.

It does, however, have an Austin connection. Dhevi Natarajan, a co-editor and associate producer, received a bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV/Film from the U

Davi Natarajan

Dhevi Natarajan

niversity of Texas and a bachelor’s in Hispanic Studies for UT, too.

She has previosly worked with Geeta V. Patel, who co-directed the film with her brother Ravi.


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