Salaam Bombay! Hindi: सलाम बॉम्बे
Salaam Bombay! (Hindi: सलाम बॉम्बे) is a 1988 Hindi-language Indian drama film written and directed by Mira Nair, and screenwritten by her longtime creative collaborator, Sooni Taraporevala. The film chronicles the day-to-day life of children living in the slums of Bombay, India's biggest city. It stars Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Raghuvir Yadav, Anita Kanwar, Nana Patekar and Irrfan Khan.
Before the start of the film, Krishna has set fire to his bullying elder brother's motor-bike. This has landed him in big trouble with his mother. She has taken him to the nearby Apollo Circus and told him that he can only come home when he earns 500 rupees to pay for the damaged bike. Krishna agrees and works for the circus.
|editor||Barry Alexander Brown|
|keywords||addict big city drug dealer drug pusher falkland road grant road kamathipura new life new recruit odd job railway station return home run away saving money young girl|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film|
|producer||Gabriel Auer Mira Nair|