She is attracted to him, but is aware of her commitment to marry Arvind and feels it would be against the Hindu culture (where love is measured with loyalty, trust, respect, and commitment) to break off her engagement - especially when it seems that Danny may be able to see, reject her, and get involved with a much more attractive ...
Blind Dating (also known as Blind Guy Driving) is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by James Keach and starring Chris Pine, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Anjali Jay, Jane Seymour, and Jayma Mays.
When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the ... Her dreams were shattered when he married a prettier Caucasian, leaving her to marry an East Indian.
See full summary » While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices. Leeza, now engaged to a boy of her father's choice, namely U.
When Danny finally realizes that he is falling for Leeza, she tells him she cannot see him anymore because she has been promised in an arranged marriage. Perkins (Stephen Tobolowsky) advise him to continue because it is his only chance of seeing, and soon Danny is successfully operated on.
Believing that Leeza did not pursue their relationship because of his being blind, Danny becomes depressed and stops taking the necessary tests for his brain surgery. He sees his family's faces for the first time, but not Leeza's, who was away, reluctantly preparing for her engagement party.
There is a sense of love that emanates from the screen, due in part to the script, the direction, and to the acting.
Meanwhile, because Danny is a virgin at 22, his brother Larry (Eddie Kaye Thomas), who runs a limousine service, gets him a string of hilariously disastrous blind dates in between rentals.The publication City Weekly proposed that actor Chris Pine receive a special award for "Best Performance in an Otherwise Inexplicable Film." Danny Waldesakee (Chris Pine) is an intelligent, handsome, charming boy who happens to be blind.Having been blind from birth, he volunteers for a risky experimental visual prosthesis that may restore his sight—having a microchip installed in the visual cortex of his brain that connects to a camera that would give him only, at best, fuzzy black and white images.At this the marriage is called off and Danny and Leeza start over, learning more about each other's family and culture. Donnie, newly released from jail; Tommy the local cop separated from his wife; Rhett, preparing to leave to try his luck in Nashville. In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. Her mother, originally from India, was single when she arrived in America, and fell in with a Caucasian male as he looked like a movie star.
But the aspect of the film that sets it apart from many is the presentation of everyday type prejudices that can be every bit as hampering as a physical impairments!