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Antarjali Yatra
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directed by Goutam Ghose; performed by Robi Ghosh, 1931-1997, Promode Ganguly, fl. 1940 and Vasant Choudhury, 1928-2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
A father encourages his daughter to marry a dying man in order to inherit his wealth in this social drama set in 1830s India. She is expected to practice the ancient Hindu ritual known as suttee in which the widow throws herself on the burning funeral pyre of her late husband. The British colonial government has o...
directed by Goutam Ghose; performed by Robi Ghosh, 1931-1997, Promode Ganguly, fl. 1940 and Vasant Choudhury, 1928-2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
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Bank Jharoke
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directed by Prema Karanth; performed by Tushar Dalvi, fl. 1992, Gulshan Grover, 1955- and Rati Agnihotri, 1960- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
Drama centred around a woman who comes to terms with issues in her life. Sarita is a successful paediatrician living in Mumbai with her less successful husband Manohar who is a college teacher and their two children. When she hears that her mother has died Sarita returns to her father's house where in the quiet of...
directed by Prema Karanth; performed by Tushar Dalvi, fl. 1992, Gulshan Grover, 1955- and Rati Agnihotri, 1960- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
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Biswaprakash
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directed by Sushant Misra; performed by Carman Cordwell, fl. 1999, Anu Choudhury, 1978- and Binyaka, fl. 1999 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 14 mins
Biswaprakash's journey away from home time to time, becomes his endeavour for self realisation about the changing value system because of a new consumer culture. He develops friendship with Anjali, an independent young lady who stays along with her mother on the outskirts of the town in their old mansion near the...
directed by Sushant Misra; performed by Carman Cordwell, fl. 1999, Anu Choudhury, 1978- and Binyaka, fl. 1999 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 14 mins
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Death of a Doctor
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directed by Tapan Sinha; performed by Irrfan Khan, 1967-, Pankaj Kapur and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 13 mins
Dr. Dipankar spends his days treating patients at a government hospital, and his nights working on a leprosy vaccine in his home laboratory. Straining both his health and his relationship with his wife, he finally brings his work to fruition. However, his achievements are immediately mired in controversy as his...
directed by Tapan Sinha; performed by Irrfan Khan, 1967-, Pankaj Kapur and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 13 mins
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Haste Hassate
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directed by Kalidas, fl. 1924; performed by Rohini Hattangadi, 1955-, Vikram Gokhale, fl. 1971 and Asrani, 1941- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 53 mins
This is the story of a retired P.T. teacher (Vikram Gokhale) who wants to create an Olympic champion for his country. On the course, he finds five boys--each of them having some speciality--and he starts training them. When each boy falls in love with a girl, the teacher thinks that their friendship with the girls...
directed by Kalidas, fl. 1924; performed by Rohini Hattangadi, 1955-, Vikram Gokhale, fl. 1971 and Asrani, 1941- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 53 mins
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Janmadinam
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directed by Suma Josson; performed by Surekha Sikri, fl. 1978 and Nandita Das, 1969- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 42 mins
Sarasu has come to the hospital to deliver her baby. Amma, her mother, is with her, to assist her. The actual time-span of the film is a single night which the mother and the daughter spend at the hospital. Sarasu, a TV-reporter working in Bombay, keeps a diary into which she pours her inner-most feelings. We find...
directed by Suma Josson; performed by Surekha Sikri, fl. 1978 and Nandita Das, 1969- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 42 mins
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Marhi Da Deeva
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directed by Surinder Singh; performed by Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013, Pankaj Kapur and Raj Babbar, 1952- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 47 mins
The film is a social tragedy born out of the gradual transformation of feudalism into capitalism. It concerns the predicament of the protagonist Jasgir, who becomes the victim of the exploiter's tendencies of the young landlord. His father was treated kindly by the elder landlord, but the son Bhanta tries to retri...
directed by Surinder Singh; performed by Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013, Pankaj Kapur and Raj Babbar, 1952- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 47 mins
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Massey Saheb
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directed by Pradip Krishen, 1948-; performed by Arundhati Roy, 1961-, Barry John, 1944- and Raghuvir Yadav, 1957- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 6 mins
Francis Massey is an Indian secretary, working for the British office in colonized India. Aspiring towards the status of a British personnel, he dresses like a British bureaucrat and sticks close to his British superior, Commissioner Charles Adam. During his course of duty, Massey is corrupt but well-intentioned...
directed by Pradip Krishen, 1948-; performed by Arundhati Roy, 1961-, Barry John, 1944- and Raghuvir Yadav, 1957- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 6 mins
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Mirch Masala
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directed by Ketan Mehta, 1952-; performed by Om Puri, 1950-, Samita Patil, fl. 1974-1989 and Naseeruddin Shah, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 58 mins
In a British-ruled India, a subedar, an officer of the Indian Army, is sent to collect taxes in a village. Riding into the village, the subedar chances upon Sonbai, a beautiful, married woman. Abusing his power as an officer, he demands that Sonbai sleeps with him while her husband is away. To his surprise, Son...
directed by Ketan Mehta, 1952-; performed by Om Puri, 1950-, Samita Patil, fl. 1974-1989 and Naseeruddin Shah, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 58 mins
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Miss Beatty's Children
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directed by Pamela Rooks, 1958-; performed by Protima Bedi, 1949-1998, Faith Brook, 1922-2012 and Jenny Seagrove (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 46 mins
In 1936 Colonial India, Jane Beatty moves to Trippuvur to work for Mabel Forster, a missionary determined to make a difference and save young local girls from being sold to the temple for prostitution. When Jane purchases a girl to save her from such a fate, she brings the mission into a head-on conflict with Kam...
directed by Pamela Rooks, 1958-; performed by Protima Bedi, 1949-1998, Faith Brook, 1922-2012 and Jenny Seagrove (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 46 mins
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