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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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Beyond the Wheel
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directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 mins
Across cultures, tradition bars women from engaging in activities of a certain kind like, the plough, the fishing net or the potter's wheel. 'Beyond the Wheel' takes a look at three women in Indian pottery, across the rural-urban, modern-traditional divides, with reference to the taboo of the wheel. For the 'moder...
directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 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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The Golden Beach
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directed by Hasse Wester, fl. 2008; produced by Hasse Wester, fl. 2008 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 58 mins
In a valley by a beautiful beach in southern India there is a small village. When the filmmaker first came here 20 years ago, they had little contact with the outside world. There was no road to the valley and no electricity. The farmers lived in simple clay huts with straw roofs. Today life in the valley has chan...
directed by Hasse Wester, fl. 2008; produced by Hasse Wester, fl. 2008 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 58 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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Kotla Walks: Performing Locality
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directed by Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003; produced by Sanjay Srivastava, fl. 1998 and Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 1 hour 33 mins

This engaging documentary explores the changing urban life of a contemporary India caught between local tradition and the effects of globalization. The film provides a richly detailed portrait of the lives of residents of Kotla Mubarakpur, an "urban village" in South Delhi, by focusing on the family of Sarita and...

directed by Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003; produced by Sanjay Srivastava, fl. 1998 and Simon Wilmot, fl. 2003 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 1 hour 33 mins
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Massey Sahib
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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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Rui Ka Bojh
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directed by Subhash Agrawal; performed by Raghuvir Yadav, 1957-, Reema Lagoo, fl. 1980 and Pankaj Kapur (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 51 mins
In this family drama, the plot of which is reminiscent of Shakespeare's King Lear, a self-respecting wise old man decides to divide his property among his family. He settles down with his youngest son and soon realizes that without his wealth he is nobody. His sons treat him like a burden; his grandchildren laugh...
directed by Subhash Agrawal; performed by Raghuvir Yadav, 1957-, Reema Lagoo, fl. 1980 and Pankaj Kapur (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 51 mins
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Sanshodhan
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directed by Govind Nihalani, 1940-; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Kishore Kadam, fl. 1994, Vanya Joshi, fl. 1996 and Manoj Bajpayee, 1969- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 45 mins
Parmino is a small village in Central India, headed by a Village Committee comprising of all males. When the Government of India notifies the Committee that a third of them must be women, including people in schedules caste and tribes, the Sarpanch, Ratan Singh, decides to let women run for the election as well ha...
directed by Govind Nihalani, 1940-; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Kishore Kadam, fl. 1994, Vanya Joshi, fl. 1996 and Manoj Bajpayee, 1969- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 45 mins
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