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Bombay Talkie Details

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Bombay Talkie was, together with [[Feature~V44051~Shakespeare Wallah~shakespearewallah]], the property that brought worldwide recognition to the [[Performer~P102559~Merchant~ismailmerchant]]-[[Performer~P95605~Ivory~jamesivory]] filmmaking team. [[Performer~P37649~Jennifer Kendal~jenniferkendal]] plays a British writer, seeking out new adventures in India. The writer comes across actor [[Performer~P36881~Shashi Kapoor~shashikapoor]] and his director [[Performer~P49891~Zia Mohyeddin~ziamohyeddin]] and has romantic relations with both, thereby opening up a culture-clash can of worms. The script is by [[Performer~P102559~Merchant~ismailmerchant]]-[[Performer~P95605~Ivory~jamesivory]] perennial [[Performer~P96051~Ruth Prawer Jhabvala~ruthprawerjhabvala]]. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Shashi Kapoor
as Vikram
Zia Mohyeddin
as Hari
Aparna Sen
as Mala
Utpal Dutt
as Bose
Pincho Kapoor
as Swamiji

Crew

James Ivory
Director
Ismail Merchant
Producer
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Screenwriter
James Ivory
Screenwriter
David Gladwell
Editor
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