Mississippi Masala
Mississippi Masala
Directed By Mira Nair
Written By Sooni Taraporevala
Cast Denzel Washington, Roshan Seth, Sarita Choudhury
Produced By Studio Canal Souss, Mira Nair
Film Editing By Roberto Silvi
Cinematography By Edward Lachman
Music By L. Subramaniam

United States, United Kingdom



Release Date

September 18, 1991 (France), February 5, 1992 (USA)


118 Minutes

Rating R
Distributed By

The Samuel Goldwyn Company, MGM

Budget $8,000,000
Gross $7,310,000



  • Denzel Washington as Demetrius Williams
  • Sarita Choudhury as Mina
  • Roshan Seth as Jay
  • Sharmila Tagore as Kinnu
  • Charles S. Dutton as Tyrone Williams
  • Joe Seneca as Williben Williams
  • Ranjit Chowdhry as Anil
  • Joseph Olita as Idi Amin
  • Mohan Gokhale as Pontiac
  • Mohan Agashe as Kanti Napkin
  • Tico Wells as Dexter Williams
  • Yvette Hawkins as Aunt Rose
  • Anjan Srivastav as Jammubhai
  • Mira Nair as Gossip 1
  • Rajika Puri as Gossip 2
  • Richard Crick as Hotel Customer



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