A bureaucrat becomes a suburban guru who marries a follower with a son who's a punk rocker named Charlie Hero. Consequently, the guru's son is propelled from his bland life into a series of erotic experiences in London. Set to a backdrop of politics, fashion, music, drugs, morality and race, Karim must negotiate adolescence, a dysfunctional family and his own sexuality, as he seeks enlightenment on his own terms.
East Indians -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Kureishi, Hanif -- Television adaptations.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Nineteen seventies -- Drama.
Suburban life -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Andrews, Naveen, 1969- actor.
BBC Video (Firm), production company.
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., production company.
BBC Worldwide Ltd., production company.
Bamber, David, actor.
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- actor.
Bowie, David, composer (expression)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, broadcaster.
Evans, Kate (Film editor), film editor.
Kureishi, Hanif, screenwriter.
Loader, Kevin, television producer.
Mackintosh, Steven, actor.
McGlashan, John (Cinematographer), director of photography.
Michell, Roger, 1956- television director, screenwriter.
Nayar, Nisha, actor.
Patel, Harish, 1957- actor.
Redgrave, Jemma, actor.
Seth, Roshan, 1942- actor.
Television adaptation of (work): Kureishi, Hanif. Buddha of suburbia.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.