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25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?

March 17, 2013, 1:35 pm
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Mira Nair's path breaking film on lives of street children in the big bad city of Mumbai. On completing 25 years, the film was recently re-released at an star studded event in Mumbai.
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • The film was lauded worldwide for its realistic story telling. Several street children were used to play pivotal roles in the film.
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • The film also featured Nana Patekar, Anita Kanwar and Irrfan Khan.
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • The film narrated the story of Chaipur who comes to Mumbai in search of a job and how he gets engulfed in the dark underbelly of the society that exists in the city.
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years after it was released, PVR pictures has re released the film. The film was screened in Mumbai where some of the cast and crew of the film were present along with other celebrities. Seen in the pic, filmmaker-actor Rajat Kapoor.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra was spotted at the event.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Raghuvir Yadav, who had played drug peddler Chillum was present at the special screening.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • The film had won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi in 1988, the National Board of Review Award for Top Foreign Film, the Golden Camera and Audience Awards at the Cannes Film Festival, and three awards at the Montreal World Film Festival. Director Onir at the special screening of the film.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Filmmaker Mira Nair was present for the special screening of 'Salaam Bombay!'
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Sandhya Mridul was also spotted at the screening.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • After the success of the film, Mira Nair established an organization called the Salaam Baalak Trust in 1989 to rehabilitate the children who appeared in the film.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Mira Nair's other acclaimed films include 'Mississippi Masala', 'Monsoon Wedding', 'The Namesake'.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Before the screening, the film's scriptwriter Sooni Taraporewala released a book on 'Salaam Bombay!'.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Actress Richa Chaddha at the special screening of 'Salaam Bombay!'.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • Actor Sanjay Suri with filmmaker Mira Nair during the screening of the film.
    Yogen Shah
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?
  • 25 years on, does Meera Nair's 'Salaam Bombay!' hold relevance in today's time?