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The Mourner
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directed by Kalpana Lajmi, 1954-; performed by Raj Babbar, 1952-, Dimple Kapadia, 1957- and Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 55 mins
Sanichari lives alone in a village in Rajasthan, India, working as a bonded laborer. One day, Bhikni, a rudali (professional mourner) comes to stay with Sanichari prior to the death of the local landlord and Sanichari relates her life of miseries to her -- born into a lower caste, Sanichari's father had died shor...
directed by Kalpana Lajmi, 1954-; performed by Raj Babbar, 1952-, Dimple Kapadia, 1957- and Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 55 mins
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Kasba
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directed by Kumar Shahani, 1940-; performed by Manohari Singh, K.K. Raina, fl. 1982 and Navjot Hansra, fl. 1991 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 50 mins
Maniram has a thriving albeit dubious family business that has made him a wealthy man. Tejo, who is married to his younger son, Bhagtuji, helps to run the business. One day, Maniram's elder son, Dhani returns home to get married. In his drunken state, Dhani unwittingly distributes the counterfeit money that he...
directed by Kumar Shahani, 1940-; performed by Manohari Singh, K.K. Raina, fl. 1982 and Navjot Hansra, fl. 1991 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 50 mins
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कमला की मौत
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directed by Basu Chatterjee, 1930-; performed by Mrinal Deo, fl. 1989, Radha Asrani, fl. 1989 and Dimple Arora, fl. 1989 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 31 mins
A supposedly pregnant and unmarried Kamla shocks the neighborhood when she jumps to her death one day. Geeta and Charu, neighbors and friends of Kamla, then spend the night wondering if they might one day find themselves in a similar situation, while their parents recall the follies and misdeeds of their youths,...
directed by Basu Chatterjee, 1930-; performed by Mrinal Deo, fl. 1989, Radha Asrani, fl. 1989 and Dimple Arora, fl. 1989 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 31 mins
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सारा आकाश
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directed by Basu Chatterjee, 1930-; performed by Rakesh Pandit, fl. 1969-2011, Nandita Thakur, fl. 1969-2007 and Madhu Chakravarty, fl. 1969 (India: Privately Published), 1 hour 32 mins
Agra-based collegian Samar Thakur, lives in a joint family consisting of his dad, mom; brother Amar and his wife; as well as a married sister, Munni, who has been estranged from her husband. His parents force him to marry Prabha, who is a matriculate, much to his chagrin as this interferes with his future plans. T...
directed by Basu Chatterjee, 1930-; performed by Rakesh Pandit, fl. 1969-2011, Nandita Thakur, fl. 1969-2007 and Madhu Chakravarty, fl. 1969 (India: Privately Published), 1 hour 32 mins
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Mammo
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directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Amit Phalke, fl. 1994, Surekha Sikri, fl. 1978 and Farida Jalal, 1949- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 59 mins
13-year-old Rizal feels like the odd one out among his small group of friends at his English-speaking school -- he has no parents and far less money than his wealthy friends. He lives harmoniously with his grandmother, who had gone through much hardship to raise him. One day, Rizal's grandaunt, Mammo, comes to liv...
directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Amit Phalke, fl. 1994, Surekha Sikri, fl. 1978 and Farida Jalal, 1949- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 59 mins
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Who Pays The Piper
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directed by Kundan Shah, 1947-; performed by Bhakti Barve, RavI Baswani, 1946-2010 and Naseeruddin Shah, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 12 mins
Sudhir and Vinod open a photo studio but are sabotaged on their very first day of operation. Business is slow and they jump at the opportunity to work on a photo assignment for an expose newspaper. Thus, they enter a world of greedy businessmen, unethical building companies, corrupt commissioners, shady deals an...
directed by Kundan Shah, 1947-; performed by Bhakti Barve, RavI Baswani, 1946-2010 and Naseeruddin Shah, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 12 mins
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