PVR Director's Rare is all set to re-release Mira Nair's multiple
awards winning film, Salaam Bombay on 22 March in its zest to
commemorate twenty five years of the film that brought innumerable
accolades to India.
on the re-release, PVR Ltd JMD Sanjeev Kumar Bijli said, "I
am immensely pleased to announce the re-release of Salaam Bombay
through PVR Director's Rare. The movie is a stunning chronicle
that opened doors for Indian cinema globally. Through our platform
PVR Director's Rare, it is an excellent opportunity to revive
Salaam Bombay for today's audiences. Mira Nair has effectively
captured the struggle of the street children and the true essence
of a city like Mumbai. We hope to continue bringing such meaningful
cinema to our patrons in the future too."
Bombay is a gritty tale set in the red light district in Mumbai
and chronicles the day-to-day life of street children, drug-pushers,
pimps & prostitutes. It follows the life of a young kid Krishna
who has come to the big city to earn Rs. 500 and is nurturing
the dream of going back to his mother someday. The actors in the
movie were real prostitutes and the street kids of the city.
the National Award for Best Film and 25 international awards, including
two at Cannes- the Camera D'Or and the Prix Publique (the most popular
film in the festival). It was selected as one of the best 1,000
movies ever made by a leading publication in New York. It was also
nominated for the Academy Award for best foreign language film.
film will release on 22 March in PVR Cinemas and Cinemax at Delhi,
Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Pune and Gurgaon
through the PVR Director's Rare banner.