Posted in Disc Reviews by Gino Sassani on March 1st, 2003
We’re a long way from the escapist song-and-dance numbers that characterize so manyIndian films. Salaam Bombay! is set on the mean streets of Bombay, with special focuson the street children living there. The main character is Krishna, who tries to make a life forhimself, but circumstances push him towards crime. Many of the roles are actually played byhomeless children.
The soundtrack (in Hindi) comes in both the original mono and in a…