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Salaam Bombay!, 1988

Salaam Bombay!
Starring: Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Nana Patekar, Aneeta Kanwar
Directed by: Mira Nair
Written by: Mira Nair
Language:  Hindi, English
Country:  UK, India, France
Runtime:  113 min
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The mood of Salaam Bombay! is bittersweet, sentimental, and captivating. The plot centers around kids in trouble, life in an urban ghetto, and themes of life is a bitch. It is a drama and foreign movie. Stylistically, Salaam Bombay! features realism. In approach, it is serious and realistic. The setting is India. Salaam Bombay! happens in the 1980s. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed and an award winner. Note that it includes drugs/alcohol, sexual content, and profanity.

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Salaam Bombay! (1988)

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Mira Nair's first feature was an acclaimed drama depicting the desperate lives of homeless children... more

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Language: Hindi, English
Country: UK, India, France
Release date: 7 October 1988
Runtime: 113 min
Awards: Cannes

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Awarded Palme d'Or at the 1988 Cannes

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Hansa Vithal Hansa Vithal As Manju Golub
Chanda Sharma Chanda Sharma As Sola Saal
Nana Patekar Nana Patekar As Baba Golub
Aneeta Kanwar Aneeta Kanwar As Rekha Golub
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Director Mira Nair indulges in some melodramatic explorations, however, dangerously verging on a romanticized Oriental tearjerker mood.
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