.George Khan proud Pakistani and chip shop owne rules his family with a rod of iron. He thinks he's raising his seven children to be respectable Pakistanis - but this is Salford in the North of England, in 1971. For the seven kids of George Khan life is one long compromise. Tomboy Meenah prefers playing footie to wearing a sari, hippie Saleem pretends to be studying engineering when he's really at art school, heart throb Tariq has got a reputation as a local casanova, and Sajid hasn't even been circumcised yet! In the Khan's cramped terrace house with its scant indoor plumbing, anarchy erupts on a daily basis. East is East is the hilarious story of what happens when two cultures collide within one family.

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East Is East (1999)

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Drama/Comedy · 1h 36m · 4/14/2000

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A comedy with attitude about finding your way in a home with no latitude.

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.George Khan proud Pakistani and chip shop owne rules his family with a rod of iron. He thinks he's raising his seven children to be respectable Pakistanis - but this is Salford in the North of England, in 1971. For the seven kids of George Khan life is one long compromise. Tomboy Meenah prefers playing footie to wearing a sari, hippie Saleem pretends to be studying engineering when he's really at art school, heart throb Tariq has got a reputation as a local casanova, and Sajid hasn't even been circumcised yet! In the Khan's cramped terrace house with its scant indoor plumbing, anarchy erupts on a daily basis. East is East is the hilarious story of what happens when two cultures collide within one family.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, Hindi

Country

United Kingdom

Production Companies

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), FilmFour

Budget

$1,900,000

Revenue

$4,177,818
Part Of
Cast
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Madhav Sharma

Mr. Shah
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John Bardon

Mr. Moorhouse
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Ruth Jones

Peggy
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Jimmi Harkishin

Iyaaz Ali Khan
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Ben Keaton

Priest
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Ian Aspinall

Nazir Khan
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Margaret Blakemore

Trisha
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Rosalind March

Helen Karim
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Kaleem Janjua

Mullah
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Preeya Kalidas

Nazir's Bride (uncredited)
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Enid Dunn

Judy (uncredited)
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Emil Marwa

Maneer Khan
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Tallat Nawaz

Nigget Shah
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Enoch Powell

Himself - Giving Speech (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Riot

Afghan
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Raji James

Abdul Khan
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Sharmeen Rafi

Nushaaba Shah
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Kriss Dosanjh

Poppa Khalid
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Albert Moses

Abdul Karim
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Emma Rydal

Stella Moorhouse
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Leena Dhingra

Mrs. Shah
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Jordan Routledge

Sajid Khan
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Lesley Nicol

Auntie Annie
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Om Puri

George Khan
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Gary Damer

Earnest Moorhouse
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Roger Morlidge

Fat Twat
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Ralph Birtwell

Doctor
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Saikat Ahamed

Zaid
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Bruce McGregor

Bouncer
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Thierry Harcourt

Etienne Francois
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Gary Lewis

Mark
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Archie Panjabi

Meenah Khan
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Chris Bisson

Saleem Khan
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Linda Bassett

Ella Khan
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Jimi Mistry

Tariq Khan
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Blake

Great Dane
Crew
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Ayub Khan-Din

Writer
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Damien O'Donnell

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

East Is East

(DVD)

9/12/2000

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