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Amodini
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directed by Chidananda Das Gupta, 1921-2011; performed by Ashok Mukherjee, fl. 1963, Rachana Banerjee, fl. 1992 and Pijush Ganguly, 1965-2015 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 36 mins
Amodini is a rich land owner's daughter. Unable to face social stigma, her father arranges her marriages to a much older person, who fails to turn up on the wedding day. To save the situation, she is forced to marry a 15-year-old boy, but he also runs away to return later. Something unusual happens then. 
directed by Chidananda Das Gupta, 1921-2011; performed by Ashok Mukherjee, fl. 1963, Rachana Banerjee, fl. 1992 and Pijush Ganguly, 1965-2015 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 36 mins
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Char Adhyay
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directed by Kumar Sahani; performed by Kaushik Gopal, Nandini Ghosal, fl. 2003 and Sumanto Chattopadhyay, fl. 1997 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 54 mins
Ela, a beautiful spirited young woman, is a member of a group of armed revolutionaries during the freedom struggle. She is at once the mascot and the spirit of the movement. Within the group she meets Atin and falls in love. The unyielding nature of the movement decrees that they cannot be together. As Ela and Ati...
directed by Kumar Sahani; performed by Kaushik Gopal, Nandini Ghosal, fl. 2003 and Sumanto Chattopadhyay, fl. 1997 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 54 mins
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Gandhi Se Mahatma Tak
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directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Paul Slabolepszy, fl. 1983, Pallavi Joshi, fl. 1977 and Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 1996), 2 hours 25 mins
One of two feuding Mohammedan cousins living in Britain but of Indian origin seek the assistance of an Indian Barrister to travel to Britain and settle their matter in a court of law. The Barrister travels to Britain, and finds that all Asians are treated as coolies, and their status is worse than of servants. Des...
directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Paul Slabolepszy, fl. 1983, Pallavi Joshi, fl. 1977 and Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 1996), 2 hours 25 mins
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Mangamma
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directed by T.V. Chandran; performed by Nedumudi Venu, 1948-, Thilakan, 1935-2012 and Revathy, 1966- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 38 mins
The film is set in two periods - the first in the political milieu of the 1960s when Kerala was brought under the Presidential rule after the dismissal of the first Communist ministry; the second in 1976 during the Emergency, the time of police excesses and political witch-hunting. Due to constant harassment by th...
directed by T.V. Chandran; performed by Nedumudi Venu, 1948-, Thilakan, 1935-2012 and Revathy, 1966- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 38 mins
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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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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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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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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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