Author: Mira Nair
Photographer(s): Sooni Taraporevala
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780143420651
Salaam Bombay!, Mira Nair’s multi-award-winning debut film, created an international sensation in 1988 and jolted people out of their apathy with a new, phosphorescent Indian cinema. Twenty-five years later, the film continues to dazzle audiences and remains an active agent in prompting social change.
Chronicling the incredible story of the making of this iconic film, Salaam Bombay! Also features the photographs and original screenplay by Sooni Taraporevala. This special edition contains new material that looks back on the movies success and salutes its remarkable legacy.
‘I cannot recall ever being impressed so much by a first feature. It is completely unlike any other film ever made in India, and shows complete command over every aspect of the medium.’
= Satyajit Ray
‘A triumph! ...Don’t miss this film’
= The Guardian
Foreword to the New Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Note on the Salaam Baalak Trust, Delhi
Note on the Salaam Baalak Trust, Mumbai
Note on the Film
The Making of Salaam Bombay!
The Salaam Children