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Anita Desai and Shahrukh Husain adapted Desai's novel for this comedy-drama about an Indian university teacher who encounters numerous hassles in his attempts to document the final writings of an ailing, alcoholic poet whom he idolizes. Score by Zakir Hussain and Ustad Sultan Khan. ~ Nicole Gagne, Rovi

Cast

Shashi Kapoor
as Nur
Shabana Azmi
as Imtiaz Begum
Om Puri
as Deven
Sushma Seth
as Safiya Begum
Neena Gupta
as Sarla
Tinnu Anand
as Murad
Yusuf Khurram
as Young Poet
Nayeem Hafizka
as Young Poet
Prayag Raaj
as Jain
Amjad Khan
as Babu's Musician
Prayag Raaj
as Jain
Nayeem Hafizka
as Young Poet
Yusuf Khurram
as Young Poet

Crew

Ismail Merchant
Director
Anita Desai
Book Author
Larry Pizer
Cinematographer
Roberto Silvi
Editor
Paul Bradley
Executive Producer
Donald Rosenfeld
Executive Producer
Norma Webb
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