"Mississippi Masala" (1991) — Directed By: Mira Nair —
Denzel Washington captured the hearts of millions of women in this movie; he also was a great actor in the film as well. Playing Demitrius you can see his versatility as an actor. "Mississippi Masala" touched upon a new kind of racism that hit the national consciousness in the early nineties as "Dark Skin vs. Light Skin" became the topic around the nation.
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