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The Black Garment (2002)

Kali Salwaar (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 1 February 2002 (Sweden)
Sultana, a small town prostitute and her pimp Khudabaksh migrate to the metropolis, bringing with them their dreams and meagre belongings. Sultana goes about her bright and artful ... See full summary »

Director:

Fareeda Mehta (as Farida Mehta)

Writers:

Saadat Hassan Manto (story) (as Sadat Hasan Manto), Fareeda Mehta (as Farida Mehta)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sadiya Siddiqui ... Sultana
Irrfan Khan ... Shanker
Surekha Sikri ... Anwari (as Surekha Sikri-Rege)
Kay Kay Menon ... Manto
Vrajesh Hirjee ... Mohammad Bhai
Ashok Banthia ... Khuda Baksh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rajat Kapoor ... Guest Appearance
Jeetu Shastri Jeetu Shastri
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Sultana, a small town prostitute and her pimp Khudabaksh migrate to the metropolis, bringing with them their dreams and meagre belongings. Sultana goes about her bright and artful seductions but somehow misses her targets. Her business collapses. Desperately, Khudabaksh too tries his hand at many jobs but is unsuccessful. Sultana's loneliness and despair get objectified in her desire for a 'salwaar' that she needs to complete her black ensemble for the observance of mourning for Moharram. Written by NFDC

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Drama

Certificate:

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Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

1 February 2002 (Sweden) See more »

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Color:

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