Best British Asian Films

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1.
Traffik (1989 Mini-Series)
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The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan... (315 mins.)
 
2.
Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
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A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool... (101 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
 
3.
East Is East (1999)
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In early 1970s England, a Pakistani father finds the authority he has previously maintained challenged by his increasingly Anglicized children. (96 mins.)
 
4.
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
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The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team (soccer in America). (112 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
 
5.
Triads, Yardies & Onion Bhajees! (2003)
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Triads, Yardies and Onion Bhajees: Once Upon A Time In Southall is based on the novel The Stone Shiva by Manish Patel... (105 mins.)
Director: Sarjit Bains
 
6.
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice gets a Bollywood treatment. (122 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
 
7.
Mischief Night (2006)
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About two families (one white, one Asian) who come together unexpectedly on a local night of carnival trickery and festivity. (93 mins.)
Director: Penny Woolcock
 
8.
Brick Lane (2007)
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A young Bangladeshi woman, Nazneen, arrives in 1980s London, leaving behind her beloved sister and home... (102 mins.)
Director: Sarah Gavron
 
9.
Britz (2007 TV Movie)
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Two British-born Muslim siblings are drawn in radically different directions after 9/11.
Director: Peter Kosminsky
 
10.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
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A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (120 mins.)
 
11.
Cash and Curry (2008)
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A gang of young petty criminals end up in an abandoned farm when a deal goes wrong. (100 mins.)
Director: Sarjit Bains
 
12.
West Is West (2010)
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An immigrant father decides to take his truant son back to the old country. (103 mins.)
Director: Andy De Emmony
 
13.
Four Lions (2010)
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Four incompetent British jihadists set out to train for and commit an act of terror. (97 mins.)
Director: Chris Morris
 
14.
The Infidel (2010)
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An identity crisis comedy centred on Mahmud Nasir, successful business owner, and salt of the earth East End Muslim who discovers that he's adopted - and Jewish. (105 mins.)
 
15.
It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)
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A comedy centered on an Indian mother who takes her obsession with marriage into the world of serial murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
 
16.
Trishna (2011)
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The story of the tragic relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner. (117 mins.)
 
17.
Everywhere and Nowhere (2011)
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A drama centered on a British Asian torn between honoring his family traditions and his love for DJing. (96 mins.)
Director: Menhaj Huda
 
18.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
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British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. (124 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
19.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
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A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland. (130 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
20.
My Brother the Devil (2012)
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Two teenage brothers must face their own prejudices head on if they are to survive the perils of being British Arabs growing up on the streets of gangland London. (111 mins.)
 
21.
All in Good Time (2012)
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For Atul Dutt and his young bride Vina married life is proving far from straightforward, when it comes to their 'first night'... (94 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
22.
Gangs of Tooting Broadway (2013)
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24 hours before the Tamil protests outside the Houses of Parliament, Arun (Nav Sidhu) returns home from a long absence... (86 mins.)
 
22.
7 Welcome to London (2012)
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Indian immigrant Jai finds friendship and love, upon arriving in London. However one phone call changes everything, thrusting him into a dark and dangerous situation. (109 mins.)
Director: Asad Shan