Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women. Formerly titled The Cosmopolitan, the magazine was first published in 1886 in the United States as a family magazine; it was later transformed into a literary magazine and eventually became a women's magazine in the late 1960s. Often referred to as Cosmo, its content as of 2011 includes articles on women's issues, relationships, sex, health, careers, self-improvement, celebrities, fashion, and beauty. Published by Hearst Corporation, Cosmopolitan has 64 international editions, is printed in 35 languages, and is distributed in more than 110 countries.
Cosmopolitan is a 2003 American independent film starring Roshan Seth and Carol Kane, and directed by Nisha Ganatra. The film, based on an acclaimed short story by Akhil Sharma and written by screenwriter Sabrina Dhawan (Monsoon Wedding), is a cross-cultural romance between a confused and lonely middle-aged East Indian, who has lived in America for 20 years, and his exasperating, free-spirited blonde neighbour.