India is a country of stark contrasts, where millions of residents live below the poverty line while an elite group enjoys lavish lifestyles comparable to pop stars. This is a world of the “new maharajas,” where the wealthy amass fortunes in a staggering array of industries and live out their fantasies with all the trappings of luxury.
This is the backdrop for a new documentary that delves deep into the lives of India’s super-rich, exploring their sources of wealth, values, and lifestyles. With six months of investigative research, viewers will journey alongside billionaires like Evan Luthra and Abhimanyu Alsisar, who travel the world and invest in industries ranging from software to music. Yet even as they revel in their wealth, others like Kalpana Saroj strive to give back, using their resources to help those less fortunate. And with Vijay Mallya facing fraudulent bankruptcy charges, the dark side of the lives of India’s super-rich is always lurking. Get ready to be transported to a world of unimaginable riches and unparalleled excess in this revealing and thought-provoking documentary.