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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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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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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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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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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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Tiladaanam
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directed by K. N. T. Sastry; performed by Brahmaji, fl. 1989-2014, Jaya Sheela, fl. 1981-2003 and Dattatreya H.G., fl. 2000-2011 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 2002), 1 hour 24 mins
Tiladanam is the first Telugu film to get an International award and the first Indian film at Pusan to get the award. Subbaiah Sastry, a highly respected scholar in his prime endures his neighbors' contempt due to his acceptance of Tiladanam, a lowly rite involving acceptance of the sins of the dead in exchange fo...
directed by K. N. T. Sastry; performed by Brahmaji, fl. 1989-2014, Jaya Sheela, fl. 1981-2003 and Dattatreya H.G., fl. 2000-2011 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 2002), 1 hour 24 mins
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Uttoran
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directed by Sandeep Ray, 1954-; performed by Lily Chakravarty, fl. 1962-2006, Bina, fl. 1930-1997 and Soumitra Chatterjee, 1935- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 18 mins
Sen Gupta, a doctor who only treats upper-class patients, is forced to confront his own moral and medical beliefs as he discovers rural India during an unexpected stop at a village. He finds a breathless man lying on the side of the road. With little sympathy, the doctor sends him back to his own village for treat...
directed by Sandeep Ray, 1954-; performed by Lily Chakravarty, fl. 1962-2006, Bina, fl. 1930-1997 and Soumitra Chatterjee, 1935- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 18 mins
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27 Down
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directed by Avtar Krishan Kaul; performed by Sadhu Meher, fl. 1969-2007, Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- and Sudhir Dalvi, fl. 1974 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 1974), 1 hour 54 mins
Anna (Om Shivpuri) and his son, Sanjay (M.K. Raina) live in a small town. Anna is a train-driver and works for the Railways. One day his train meets with an accident and he his right leg gets paralyzed. When Sanjay grows up, Anna gets him a job with the Railways as a Ticket Checker. Sanjay gets accustomed to his j...
directed by Avtar Krishan Kaul; performed by Sadhu Meher, fl. 1969-2007, Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- and Sudhir Dalvi, fl. 1974 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 1974), 1 hour 54 mins
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