No video is currently available for this production. Trailer prev next DescriptionSelected ClipsCreate a Clip About This Clip Mississippi Masala Mississippi Masala is a 1991 film inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet about the interracial romance between an African American man and an Indian American woman in rural Mississippi. Cast Denzel Washington … Demetrius Williams Sarita Choudhury … Meena Roshan Seth … Jay (Meena’s dad) Sharmila Tagore … Kinnu (Jay’s wife) Charles S. Dutton … Tyrone Williams Joe Seneca … Williben Williams Ranjit Chowdhry … Anil Mohan Gokhale … Pontiac Mohan Agashe … Kanti Napkin Tico Wells … Dexter Williams Yvette Hawkins … Aunt Rose Anjan Srivastav … Jammubhai (as Anjan Srivastava) Dipti Suthar … Chanda (Anil’s wife) Varsha Thaker … Kusumben Ashok Lath … Harry Patel For full cast information and additional details, see IMDB listing. Sarita Choudhury and Denzel Washington in Mississippi Masala (1991) Mississippi MasalaClips Trailer less Mississippi Masala : Full Video Link for sharing: Start: End: Play your clip Take Notes Log In (or Sign Up) to activate the note-taking feature which allows you to take notes about the video and send them in an e-mail. Title: Mississippi Masala Year: 1991 Director: Nair, Mira | Productions Play: Romeo and Juliet Language: English Type: film Venue: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Company: Black River Productions View productions by this company
I wouldn’t watch this film based on the trailer–it seems to be selling the film’s sensuality (“hot and spicy!”) and little else. I’d like to know about context and setting, but this just shows generic romance.