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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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Debshishu
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directed by Utpalendu Chakraborty, 1948-; performed by Smita Patil, 1955-1986 and Sadhu Meher, fl. 1969-2007 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 38 mins
Sita and her family seek refuge at her brother's household when their own house gets engulfed by flood waters. Despised by her sister-in-law, the family is made to live in the cow shed and perform various daily chores. One day, Sita's husband comes upon a fair, which features a child god with three heads and fou...
directed by Utpalendu Chakraborty, 1948-; performed by Smita Patil, 1955-1986 and Sadhu Meher, fl. 1969-2007 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 38 mins
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Ek Ghar
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directed by Girish Kasaravalli, 1950-; performed by Chanda, fl. 1967-1991, Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013 and Rohini Hattangadi, 1955- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 35 mins
Rajshekar and his wife, Geeta are on the search for a new house. With the help of his aunt, the couple move into a house where the previous tenants' large bed remains. Geeta is initially against sleeping on the bed as that would cost them to inherit the previous owners' unfulfilled wishes. However, the bed is t...
directed by Girish Kasaravalli, 1950-; performed by Chanda, fl. 1967-1991, Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013 and Rohini Hattangadi, 1955- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 35 mins
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Antarjali Yatra
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directed by Goutam Ghose; performed by Robi Ghosh, 1931-1997, Promode Ganguly, fl. 1940 and Vasant Choudhury, 1928-2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
A father encourages his daughter to marry a dying man in order to inherit his wealth in this social drama set in 1830s India. She is expected to practice the ancient Hindu ritual known as suttee in which the widow throws herself on the burning funeral pyre of her late husband. The British colonial government has o...
directed by Goutam Ghose; performed by Robi Ghosh, 1931-1997, Promode Ganguly, fl. 1940 and Vasant Choudhury, 1928-2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 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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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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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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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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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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