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Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

R | | Comedy, Drama | May 1994 (USA)
A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool. The women vary in ages from mid-teens to old, and initially ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Vithana ...
Ginder
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Sarita Khajuria ...
Hashida
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Manjit
Mo Sesay ...
Oliver
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Asha
Shaheen Khan ...
Simi
Zohra Segal ...
Pushpa (as Zohra Sehgal)
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Amrik
Nisha Nayar ...
Ladhu
Renu Kochar ...
Madhu
Surendra Kochar ...
Bina
Souad Faress ...
Rekha
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Balbir
Peter Cellier ...
Ambrose Waddington
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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. The women vary in ages from mid-teens to old, and initially have little in common. But the events of the day lead them to better mutual understanding and solidarity. Written by Reid Gagle

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A day to set yourself free!

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and a scene of domestic abuse | See all certifications »
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May 1994 (USA)  »

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Bhaji na Praia  »

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$735,192 (USA)
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Featured in Goodness Ungracious Me! (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Mera Laung Giwacha
Performed by Rama/Cheshire Cat
Composed by Bally Sagoo
Traditional
Courtesy of Oriental Star Records
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Surprisingly charming
17 July 2002 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

A surprisingly charming little film about a multi-generational group of ethnic Indian women in England going for a day trip to the seaside. The movie dabbles in a number of issues, problems some of the women have, and problems they have with each other, mostly to do with a HUGE generation gap, something often found in immigrant families. A number of the actresses were quiet good, especially Lalita Ahmed. This one's worth a look if you're tired of murders, explosions, and car chases. Grade: B


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