FADE IN:on a TITLE CARD, WHITE ON BLACK:True story.EXT. RUNWAY,INDIRA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,DELHI -DAY11An AEROFLOT JET touches down with the SCREECH of landinggear slamming onto concrete. Rubber vaporizes into littlepuffs of smoke.INT. LOBBY, AIPORT - A LITTLE LATER22FIRST OFFICER VLADIMIR PILDYSH, 39, strides out, dragging asmall OVERNIGHT BAG, a PLASTIC DUTY FREE BAG in his otherhand. He scans the crowd.EXT. LUSH MOUNTAIN - DAY3320 WOMEN gyrate suggestively to a Hindi song. A TALL MAN INCROTCH SNUFFINGLY TIGHT JEANSjoins them, looks deeply atONE OF THE GIRLS.The camera pulls back - it’s only a BOLLYWOOD FILM SONGona TV at the airport. Further back -INT. FOOD STAND, AIRPORT - DAY44- COFFEE pours into a PLASTIC CUP.SONIYA MEHRA, 26, still in her FLIGHT ATTENDANT UNIFORM,picks up the cup, looks around - she’s beautiful, holds herhead like she knows it.She pushes her BAGto an empty chair, sits down.AT THE TABLEAnother bag stops across from her.VLADIMIR PILDYSH (O.S.)Excuse me. Is this seat-SONIYA Hi! Vladimir, isn’t it? When didyou get here? Sit down!Flustered, he does.VLADIMIR PILDYSH(whispers)You’re not supposed to know me.