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Salaam Bombay! (1988)

Salaam Bombay!
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Shafiq Syed

Shafiq Syed

Krishna / Chaipau
Hansa Vithal

Hansa Vithal

Manju Golub
Chanda Sharma

Chanda Sharma

Sola Saal
Anita Kanwar

Anita Kanwar

Rekha Golub
Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar

Baba Golub
Anjaan

Anjaan

Child at the circus
Amrit Patel

Amrit Patel

Circus Boss


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Hriday Lani

Hriday Lani

dialogue
Mira Nair

Mira Nair

story


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Release date: 7 October 1988
UPC: 027616884176
India (3), Abduction (2), 1980s (1), 1988 (1), Asia (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), 08 (1), Child Labour (1), Norway:11 (1), Forced Prostitution (1), Street Children (1), Sort (1), *saipal (1), (tv) (1), SnP (1)
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