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Mississippi masala is a tale of how prejudice makes victims and instigators of us all in 1972, indian jay (roshan seth), a resident of uganda, is forced by the bigoted amin regime to take. An indian family is expelled from uganda when idi amin takes power they move to mississippi and time passes the indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families.
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