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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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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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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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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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An Ode To Lost Love
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directed by Madhu Ambat, 1950-; performed by Rati Agnihotri, 1960-, Atul Kulkarni, 1965- and Gulshan Grover, 1955- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 39 mins
In this topsy-turvy romance, Gulshan Grover plays Prabhod, a filmmaker at work on his latest movie with director of photography M (Atul Kulkarni). When M is introduced to the project's star, Sushmitha (Masoomi), the actress is instantly smitten. But during shooting, Prabhod begins to have feelings for Sushmitha as...
directed by Madhu Ambat, 1950-; performed by Rati Agnihotri, 1960-, Atul Kulkarni, 1965- and Gulshan Grover, 1955- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 39 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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The Rule
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directed by J. Mahendran, 1939- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 30 mins
Saroji and her mother arrive in the town of Jankanur seeking refuge with Ramanathan's father -- a man they have never met. Of royal lineage and accompanied by a letter of recommendation, they are warmly welcomed by Ramanathan, in place of his father, who had passed away twenty-five days prior. When Saroji learns...
directed by J. Mahendran, 1939- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 30 mins
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