About the Series

MTV Desi is a digital platform from MTV showcasing South Asian content in the U.S. A series of shorts on various profiles of South Asian artists and comics from an innovative rickshaw driver in Mumbai to an artist who hand produces Ganesh figurines. The longer piece is called Indian Chaplin, about a 63 year old doctor in a small town in Gujarat who not only dresses up as Charlie Chaplin but gathers the entire town to celebrate April 16, Charlie Chaplin’s birthday with a group of old and young Chaplin impersonators.