|Directed by||James Ivory|
|Produced by||Ismail Merchant|
|Written by||Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
|November 18, 1970|
Lucia Lane (Jennifer Kendal) is a British author who is researching the Bollywood film industry. She falls in love and has an affair with Vikram (Shashi Kapoor), a famous Bollywood actor. The plot is complicated by the fact that Vikram is married, and his friend, Hari, is in love with Lucia.
In popular culture
The film's song "Typewriter, Tip, Tip" (Music: Shankar-Jaikishan, Lyrics: Hasrat Jaipuri) and the opening credits theme (composed by Satyajit Ray) were used in the Wes Anderson film The Darjeeling Limited and on Geoff Lloyd's Hometime Show.
- Bombay Talkie at the Internet Movie Database
- Merchant Ivory overview
- Blogpost on the film's title sequence
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