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
Seasons: 1
themoviedb icon 7.5/10
  • Release Date: 1993-11-03
  • Views: 140
  • Country: GB
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 60
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