Learning that she didn’t know the name or work of the most famous actor in the world sent lifelong movie enthusiast Jennifer Hancock down a rabbit hole into the massive film industry of India. In the process, she found insights about love that are rarely touched in Western cinema—and solved a puzzle about her own son that changed his life.

Jennifer Hancock is the author of books including The Bully Vaccine and The Humanist Approach to Happiness, and the founder of Humanist Learning Systems. She lives in Florida.