Bombay | 1995 | w/eng subs [Full Movie]


Description :
Bombay | 1995 | w/eng subs

Director | Mani Ratnam
Writers | Mani Ratnam (screenplay), Mani Ratnam (story)
Stars | Arvind Swamy | Manisha Koirala | Tinnu Anand


Country | India
Language | Tamil (Original version) | Hindi (dubbed) | Telugu (dubbed)
Filming Locations | Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Release Dates |
Canada | 13 September 1995 | Toronto International Film Festival
Netherlands | January 1996 | International Film Festival Rotterdam
Japan | 25 July 1998
Japan | 26 November 2005 | Minpaku Film Show Indian Film Festival

StoryLine |

Based on true incidents, a south Indian Hindu man falls in love with a Muslim womantaboo in the small village from which they hail. They marry against family wishes and move to Mumbai, where he works as a reporter for a large daily newspaper. Eventually, the couple has twin boys. The rest of the film is set during the December 1992January 1993 period when the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid controversy raised religious tension in Mumbai and other parts of India, which sparked rioting and violence. The couple is separated from their children, and the fathers of both parents are killed when their home is burned by rioters. A reporter is shown interviewing politicians from both factions as well as the police. An underlying moral of thinking of oneself as an Indian rather than a Hindu or a Muslim is prevalent throughout the latter part of the film. The family is finally reunited after much searching through hospitals

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