Director: Gurinder Chadha
Writer: Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha
Starring: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra
Running time: 1h 57 mins
A coming-of-age rock ‘n’ roll rom-com, loosely based on Sarfraz Manzoor’s memoir (one of the film’s screenwriters) is delivered with unabashed earnestness.
Set in a 1987 London suburb, Bruce Springsteen’s music becomes Javed, a Pakistani British teenager’s fixation, obsession and identity - his runaway American dream.