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Movie Star Saeed Jaffrey

The actor left India to study in England; he says there were no opportunities to hone his craft in his home country. Despite personal discrimination and early difficulties finding race-approriate roles, Saeed refused to become bitter; he says harboring that emotion would have hurt his acting. He stars in the new film The Deceivers.


Other segments from the episode on September 1, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 1, 1988: Interview with Lukas Foss; Review of popular songs from the summer of 1988; Interview with Saeed Jaffrey; Review of the film "Eight Men Out."


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