Mira Nair directs this social realist drama set in the streets of Bombay in the 1980s. When eleven-year-old boy Krishna (Shafiq Syed) burns his brother's bike following a spate of bullying incidents he is kicked out of his home and told to return only when he has earned the money to replace the bike. Making his way to Bombay, Krishna relies on a disparate group of prostitutes and drug addicts to get by. However, his desire to save money becomes increasingly difficult and his hopes of returning home continue to dwindle.

Salaam Bombay!

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Number of Discs
1
Release Date
21/06/2021
Studio
BFI
format
Blu-ray / Normal
Duration
113
Certificate UK
15

Mira Nair directs this social realist drama set in the streets of Bombay in the 1980s. When eleven-year-old boy Krishna (Shafiq Syed) burns his brother's bike following a spate of bullying incidents he is kicked out of his home and told to return only when he has earned the money to replace the bike. Making his way to Bombay, Krishna relies on a disparate group of prostitutes and drug addicts to get by. However, his desire to save money becomes increasingly difficult and his hopes of returning home continue to dwindle.

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Director: Mira Nair
Producer: Mira Nair
Writer: Sooni Taraporevala
Music: L. Subkamaniam
Cinematographer: Sandi Sissel
Actor: Shafiq Syed
Actor: Sarfuddin Qurrassi
Actor: Raju Barnad
Actor: Raghubir Yadav
Actor: Nanna Patekar
Actor: Anita Kanwar
Actor: Hansa Vithal
Actor: Mohanraj Babu
Actor: Chandrashekhar Naidu
Editor: Barry Alexander Brown
Art/Production/Desgn: Mitch Epstein

Main Format
Blu-ray
Keyword Index
Salaam Bombay!|Shafiq Syed
Colour
Colour
Region
Region B
Subtitles
Subtitled
Extras 1
High Definition extras tbc
Extras 2
Language(s):Hindi, Subtitles:English, InteractiveMenu
Extras 3
Booklet, BonusFootage, Commentary:MiraNair, Documentaries:'IndiaCabaret'(1985);'SandiandBernardSisselInConversation'(2021), Trailers
Catalogue Number
BFIB1421

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