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Mira Nair on a mission, says 'Mississippi Masala' remastered

A remastered version of 'Mississippi Masala' will be released to mark the film's 30th anniversary, Mira Nair tweeted.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 12 Feb 2021, 1:52 pm

Filmmaker Mira Nair (File photo by Zanzibar International Film Festival)
Filmmaker Mira Nair (File photo by Zanzibar International Film Festival)

Mira Nair, on a mission to revive her films, has announced that a remastered version of her Hollywood debut Mississippi Masala will be released to mark the film's 30th anniversary.

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Mississippi Masala, which won an award at the Venice Film Festival, was first released in France on September 18, 1991.

"I'm on a mission. Resurrecting my films. 'Mississippi Masala' re-mastered & re-releasing on its 30th anniversary in 2021! We mattered long before movements woke up the masses," the Indian-American filmmaker tweeted.

The film stars Dezel Washinton and Sarita Choudhary in lead roles, and features Sharmila Tagore, Roshan Seth and Mohan Agashe.

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Written by Sooni Taraporevala, the romantic-drama film about an African-American man and Indian-American woman, is set in rural Mississippi.

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First published:12 Feb 2021, 1:29 pm

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