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The Buddha of Suburbia

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In the second part of Hanif Kureishi 's comic four-part story of political and sexual Initiation set south London and adapted by Kureishi and director
Roger Michell , Jamila's intended husband Changez arrives from Bombay. But his passion seems to be not for her, but in discovering the whereabouts of 221 Baker Street.
The title song and incidental music to this adaptation of Kureishi'sl991Whitbread
Prize-winning novel were written by David Bowie.
Producer Kevin Loader
Followed by Sarajevo - a Street under Siege

Contributors

Unknown: Hanif Kureishi
Unknown: Roger Michell
Written By: David Bowie.
Producer: Kevin Loader
KarimAmir: Naveen Andrews
Haroon Amir: Roshan Seth
EvaKay: Susan Fleetwood
CharlieKay: Steven MacKintosh
Changez: Harish Patel
Margaret Amir: Brenda Blethyn
UncleTed: John McEnery
Auntiejean: Janet Dale
Jamila: Nisha Nayar
Anwar: Badi Uzzaman
Jeeta: Surendra Kochar
ShadwelL: David Bamber
Helen: Vicky Murdock

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