Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro

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Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro
Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro, 1989 film.jpg
Directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza
Produced by NFDC
Written by Saeed Akhtar Mirza
Hriday Lani (dialogue)
Starring Pavan Malhotra
Makrand Deshpande
Ashutosh Gowariker
Music by Sharang Dev
Cinematography Virendra Saini
Edited by Javed Sayyed
Release date
  • 29 May 1989 (1989-05-29)
Running time
120 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro (English: Don't Cry over the lame Salim's Death) is a 1989 Indian film directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, with Pavan Malhotra as lead.[1][2] The film won the 37th National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi in 1989 and 1990 National Film Award for Best Cinematography.


The film is set in the period of the Hindutva mobilization of the 1980s, the consequent explosive communal conflict, and its impact on the lives of the young men of the minority Muslim community, represented by a working class Muslim family in Mumbai. Salim Pasha (Langda or Lame) is a small-time thief and goonda and lives with his parents and sister in a shady neighborhood where crime and illegal activities are accepted professions.[3][4][5]




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