The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)

Naveen Andrews plays the charismatic Karim, a half-Asian, half-English, wholly hedonistic chancer who is mortified when his civil servant father (Roshan Seth) plunges into an affair with the exotic Eva and begins passing himself off as a spiritual guru. This brings Karim into contact with Eva's wayward son, Charlie, and ostensibly offers an escape from suburbia. The story follows his break-out, from London to New York, constantly snagging himself on cultural barbwire and falling into situations a raconteur would die for.

Writing:
  • Hanif Kureishi
  • Roger Michell

Stars:
Release Date: 1993-11-03
Seasons: 1
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60
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Margaret Amir
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Amanda Root
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David Bamber
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Karim Amir
Roshan Seth
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Haroon Amir
Jemma Redgrave
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Eleanor
Richard Leaf
Richard Leaf
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Harish Patel
Harish Patel
Changez
Steven Mackintosh
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Charlie Kay
Susan Fleetwood
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Eva Kay
Surendra Kochar
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Badi Uzzaman
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Mark Strong
Mark Strong
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