Not Rated | | Drama
A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.
The film is largely based on the Kannada film "Chigurida Kanasu" (Sprouting Dreams).
Apni chaukhat ka diya, giving light to neighbor's house
In the titles, Swades when written in Malayalam is read as 'Swadesa'.
£96,842 (UK) (19 December 2004)
$1,223,240 (USA) (6 February 2005)
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