SALAAM BOMBAY!

सलाम बॉम्बे

Directed by Mira Nair

After destroying his older brother’s motorbike in retaliation for his constant bullying, 11-year-old Krishna (Shafiq Syed) is sent to a traveling circus to earn money to pay for the bike’s repairs, but soon winds up in the streets of Bombay’s poorest slums. There, he befriends the drug dealer Chillum (Raghubir Yadav) and the beautiful young prostitute Sola Saal (Chanda Sharma), while trying to make enough money at a neighborhood tea stall to repay his debt to his family.

CREDITS
Director: Mira Nair
Writer: Sooni Taraporevala
Producer: Mira Nair, Gabriel Auer, Jane Balfour, Mitch Epstein, Michael Nozik, Cherie Rodgers, Anil Tejani
Cinematographer: Sandi Sissel
Editor: Barry Alexander Brown
Music: L. Subramaniam
Cast: Shafiq Syed, Raghuvir Yadav, Nana Patekar, Chanda Sharma, Irrfan Khan

Dates & Times
Past
Directors Guild of America

Sun, May 8
2:30 pm