is a "Kashin". Mumbai Calling
is a cash-in.
After a 2007 pilot, this Mumbai-set Work Com
dropped off the radar until Slumdog Millionaire
came along. Suddenly, Mumbai
was cool and an eight episode season was ordered.
Kenny Gupta (Sanjeev Bhaskar, also one of the writers) is a British-born guy of Indian descent who works for Teknobabble (see Technobabble
), a company that runs call centres in India. When a managerial vacancy comes up in Mumbai, his bosses decide to send him "home". They don't mean Wembley.
Filmed in the city, this 2009 ITV
work comedy is actually fairly good. Especially the little bits where you hear some of their callers...
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