In 1997, Mohan Singh started India Star with the help of his son Parvinder Singh ("Baba"), who moved from India in 1995. They introduced Des Moines to a variety of delicious North India dishes to the delight of many in the area.
In 2001, Parvinder took over India Star as owner. He continues to attract loyal customers with his tasty North Indian cuisine and personal warmth. After serving at the Beaver Avenue location for several years, India Star moved to its current location in August 2006.