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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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Stri
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directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Rohini, fl. 1941 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 29 mins
'A simple story of an illiterate woman totally faithful to a man whom she intensely loves' is how the director describes the film, belying it's emotional complexity that shows the internal conflict between a man and a woman. On the face of it, Rangi and Paddalu are a devoted, happily married couple living for each...
directed by K. S. Sethumadhavan; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Rohini, fl. 1941 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 29 mins
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Tarang
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directed by Kumar Sahani; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Shreeram Lagoo, fl. 1971-2001, Smita Patil, 1955-1986 and Amol Palekar, 1944- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 40 mins
Sethji is a widowed, a businessman and lives a comfortable life with his only daughter, Hansa, his son-in-law, Rahul, and a grandson, Munna. He has Rahul as his right-hand man, and a nephew named Dinesh who also assists in running the business. Petty rivalries and jealousies have grown in the family, and Sethji an...
directed by Kumar Sahani; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Shreeram Lagoo, fl. 1971-2001, Smita Patil, 1955-1986 and Amol Palekar, 1944- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 40 mins
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Wheelchair
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directed by Tapan Sinha; performed by Ruma Guha Thakurta, 1934-, Soumitra Chatterjee, 1935- and Arjun Chakraborty, fl. 1983 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 51 mins
Sushmita is attacked one night after staying late at the office. She falls down the stairs in her attempt to escape and suffers damage to her spinal cord, resulting in paralysis. Despondent and wishing for death to end her suffering, she is sent to live in a nursing home for neurologically handicapped patients,...
directed by Tapan Sinha; performed by Ruma Guha Thakurta, 1934-, Soumitra Chatterjee, 1935- and Arjun Chakraborty, fl. 1983 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 51 mins
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एक दिन अचानक
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directed by Mrinal Sen, 1923-; performed by Aparna Sen, 1945-, Shreeram Lagoo, fl. 1971-2001 and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 43 mins
A retired professor, Lagoo, suddenly disappears one day. His family is worried especially when he doesn't return after months, and then years. His wife, children and friends, then try to remember him through reconstructed memory, providing the film's flashback structure. Some critics saw this as Mrinal Sen's most...
directed by Mrinal Sen, 1923-; performed by Aparna Sen, 1945-, Shreeram Lagoo, fl. 1971-2001 and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 43 mins
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नदी सलवार
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directed by Fareeda Mehta; performed by Rajat Kapoor, fl. 1989, Vrajesh Hirjee, fl. 1998 and Ashok Banthia, fl. 1983 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 3 mins
Sultana, a small-town prostitute, migrates to the big city - Mumbai. The film Kali Salwaar unfolds in the downtown and back streets of Mumbai where destinies are constantly being transacted along with glances, favours and money.
directed by Fareeda Mehta; performed by Rajat Kapoor, fl. 1989, Vrajesh Hirjee, fl. 1998 and Ashok Banthia, fl. 1983 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 3 mins
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সতী = Sati
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directed by Aparna Sen, 1945-; performed by Shabana Azmi, 1950-, Kali Bannerjee, 1921-1993 and Arun Bannerjee, fl. 1989 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 51 mins
The young Brahmin girl (Shabana Azmi) in this story has a disastrous horoscope. In an Indian village in 1828, this can be a real handicap. The fact that she is mute only compounds her difficulties. Her horoscope predicts that she will become a widow at an early age. If this turns out as predicted, in addition to b...
directed by Aparna Sen, 1945-; performed by Shabana Azmi, 1950-, Kali Bannerjee, 1921-1993 and Arun Bannerjee, fl. 1989 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 51 mins
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Adi Sankarcharya
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directed by G.V. Iyer, 1918-; performed by Manjunath Bhatt, fl. 1983, M.V. Narayana Rao, fl. 1983 and Sarvadaman D. Banerjee, fl. 1983 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 58 mins
This film was directed by G.V. Iyer, and features Sarvadaman D. Banerjee, M.V. Narayana Rao and Manjunath Bhatt.
directed by G.V. Iyer, 1918-; performed by Manjunath Bhatt, fl. 1983, M.V. Narayana Rao, fl. 1983 and Sarvadaman D. Banerjee, fl. 1983 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 58 mins
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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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