The Buddha of Suburbia

The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)

Naveen Andrews plays the charismatic Karim, a half-Asian, half-English, wholly hedonistic chancer who is mortified when his civil servant father (Roshan Seth) plunges into an affair with the exotic Eva and begins passing himself off as a spiritual guru. This brings Karim into contact with Eva's wayward son, Charlie, and ostensibly offers an escape from suburbia. The story follows his break-out, from London to New York, constantly snagging himself on cultural barbwire and falling into situations a raconteur would die for.

  • Hanif Kureishi
  • Roger Michell
Seasons: 1
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  • Views: 8
  • Release Date: 1993-11-03
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60

Naveen Andrews

Karim Amir

John McEnery

Uncle Ted

David Bamber


Amanda Root

1st TV Producer

Harish Patel


Brenda Blethyn

Margaret Amir

Roshan Seth

Haroon Amir

Steven Mackintosh

Charlie Kay

David Bradley

Helen's Father

Richard Leaf


Mark Strong

2nd TV Producer
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