The Path of Zarathustra is an Indian Magic Realism film written by the celebrated author and writer of Parsi decent, Farrukh Dhondy. Directed by Oorvazi Irani, the daughter of filmmaker Sorab Irani and produced by SBI Impresario Pvt. Ltd, the film stars Oorvazi Irani, Tom Alter, Rushad Rana and Shishir Sharma.

The film is about a young woman born into Zoroastrianism, the religion of her forefathers. It talks about her journey, initially from a remote village where she loses her grandfather to death, to Mumbai, where she is welcomed by her aunt’s adpoted son who troubles her on an emotional front. The historical and the philosophical past of Zoroastrianism such as Mani, Mazdak and Zurvan are brought about in a unique and effective way.

The Path of Zarathustra is scheduled to release on September 4.