|Directed by||James Ivory|
|Produced by||Ismail Merchant|
|Written by||Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
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 (Zia Mohyeddin), is in love with Lucia.
|1||"Good Times and Bad Times"||Usha Uthup|
|2||"Hari Om Tatsat"||Usha Uthup|
|3||"Tum Mere Pyaar Ki"||Mohammed Rafi|
|4||"Type Writer"||Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar|
In popular culture
The film's song "Typewriter, Tip, Tip" (Music: Shankar-Jaikishan, Lyrics: Hasrat Jaipuri) and the opening credits theme 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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