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The Buddha of Suburbia (1993– )

TV Mini-series | 222 min | Comedy, Drama

Karim's mother is English and his father is Indian. Therefore Karim has some problems with life in British society which is becoming more and more racist and intolerant; he experiences this especially when he wants to find himself a way of...See moreKarim's mother is English and his father is Indian. Therefore Karim has some problems with life in British society which is becoming more and more racist and intolerant; he experiences this especially when he wants to find himself a way of becoming an actor. Written by Volker Boehm See less
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Updated Nov 3, 1993

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Dec 9, 1994 (United States)

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Shadwell Shadwell   See fewer
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Harish Patel
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Janet Dale
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Roshan Seth
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Donald Sumpter
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Assam Mamodeally
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Steven Mackintosh
Charlie Kay Charlie Kay   See fewer
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John McEnery
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Susan Fleetwood
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Sarah Neville
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Helen Blatch
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7.3 / 10 | 365 votes