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Films: - South Asian diaspora

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge / DDLJ / The Brave-Hearted Will Take the Bride

Year of release: 1995

Directed by: Aditya Chopra

Simran and Raj, both NRIs brought up in Britain, meet and fall in love on a grand European tour. However, Simran is promised in marriage to the son of a family friend who lives in Punjab. Simran's father, Chowdary Baldev Singh, who prides himself on having retained his cultural values while making a living as a small shop owner in London, is intent on strengthening the bonds with his country of origin by arranging a marriage between his daughter Simran and the son of a family friend, Kuljeet, in Punjab, India. 

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Filed under: Fathers | Patriarchy | South Asian diaspora | Wedding / Marriage

Kal Ho Naa Hoo / Tomorrow May or May Not Be

Year of release: 2003

Directed by: Nikhil Advani

Set in New York's NRI community, the film centres on a love triangle involving Naina, Aman and Rohit. Aman, who is suffereing from a fatal heart condition tries to inspire everyone around him to enjoy life since 'tomorrow may never come'.

Filed under: Secrets | South Asian diaspora | Wedding / Marriage

Monsoon Wedding

Year of release: 2001

Directed by: Mira Nair

The film charts preparations for a traditional Punjabi wedding between Aditi, the daughter of the wealthy Indian textile trader, Lalit Verma, and Hemant, a handsome computer engineer of Indian descent, based in Houston, Texas. When the groom arrives for the engagement and subsequent wedding festivities, Aditi is still in love with her ex-boss, the sleazy talk-show host of ‘Delhi.com'. 

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Filed under: Secrets | South Asian diaspora | Wedding / Marriage

My Beautiful Laundrette

Year of release: 1985

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Omar, a young, unemployed British-Pakistani, cares for his ailing, alcoholic, socialist father in a decaying South London ground-floor flat overlooking a crumbling rail track. His father (known as Papa to everyone in the family) urges him to go to college, but in the meantime gets him a job washing cars in his Uncle Nasser's garage. Half jokingly, Papa also asks Nasser to find him a girlfriend.

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Filed under: Asian British | Inter-ethnic romance | Queer diaspora | South Asian diaspora

The Namesake

Year of release: 2007

Directed by: Mira Nair

Family drama about Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli, a Bengali couple who emigrate from Calcutta to New York in the late 1970s, where their two children, Gogol and Sonia, are born.

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Filed under: Fathers | Inter-ethnic romance | Mothers | Sons | South Asian diaspora | Wedding / Marriage

Touch of Pink

Year of release: 2004

Directed by: Ian Iqbal Rashid

Alim, of Muslim Pakistani origin, currently lives with his gay lover Giles in London. When his domineering mother Nuru comes over from Toronto to stay with her son for a while, Alim pretends that he is just flat-sharing with Giles. 

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Filed under: Inter-ethnic romance | Mothers | Queer diaspora | Secrets | South Asian diaspora | Wedding / Marriage

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