Salaam Bombay! (1988)
A character (Baba) references this film: You want to be Mother India? (~01:41:40)
The film is advertised on a cinema marquee.
documentary about the movie
Mentioned by David Stratton in a segment on the opening night movie, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, as another movie made by Mira Nair.
movie played in the theatre starring Sridevi ("Hawa Hawai")
Clips are shown. #5 on Roger Ebert's top-ten list.
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode