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Pankaj Tripathi's Mango Dreams to be available on Netflix UK from 15 March

The English film, directed by John Upchurch, is about the unlikely friendship between a Hindu doctor and a Muslim rickshaw driver.

Sonal Pandya

Mango Dreams (2017), starring Pankaj Tripathi and Ram Gopal Bajaj, will be released on Netflix UK on 15 March 2018. Directed by John Upchurch, the drama is written by Mazahir and Hamza Rahim.

The film features Tripathi as Salim, a rickshaw driver, who ferries Dr Amit Singh, played by Bajaj, back to his childhood home.

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Singh, a Partition survivor, and Salim, a survivor of the Godhra riots, are both dealing with a lot of emotional baggage and guilt. However, in their own ways, they are loyal to each other and their conditions.

The film is Tripathi's first international project. He won the Best Actor award at the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival for his performance in the film. Mango Dreams released in India on 11 May 2017.

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