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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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Aranyak
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directed by Apurba Kishore Bir, fl. 1974-2010; performed by Navni Parihar, 1964-, Sanjana Kapoor, 1967- and Mohan Gokhale, 1954-1999 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 23 mins
Living in his ancestral mansion in a jungle, Raja Saheb, a widower passes his time hunting. Once, with a tribal boy and with his guests-two couples-he goes on a hunting spree. On the way some strange things happen which push everyone into deep introspection.
directed by Apurba Kishore Bir, fl. 1974-2010; performed by Navni Parihar, 1964-, Sanjana Kapoor, 1967- and Mohan Gokhale, 1954-1999 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 23 mins
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City of Dreams
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directed by Sudhir Mishra, fl. 1983-2013; performed by Madhuri Dixit, 1967-, Pramod Bala, fl. 1992-1993 and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
Rajkaran is a taxi driver in Dharavi, the largest slum in Asia. Fuelled by Bollywood tales of underdogs beating the powers that be, Rajkaran dreams of becoming a factory owner and climbing out of the depths of poverty. Optimistic of his plans to co-invest in a factory with a few fellow slum-dwellers, he calls fo...
directed by Sudhir Mishra, fl. 1983-2013; performed by Madhuri Dixit, 1967-, Pramod Bala, fl. 1992-1993 and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
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Dattak
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directed by Gul Bahar Singh; performed by A.K. Hangal, 1915-2012, Anjan Srivastav, fl. 1976 and Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 59 mins
A son hoping to renew his relationship with his father discovers it may be too late in this drama. Sunil (Rajit Kapoor) was born in India, but after completing his education, he moved to the United States as part of his job with a large multinational corporation. Sunil made a token effort to keep in touch with his...
directed by Gul Bahar Singh; performed by A.K. Hangal, 1915-2012, Anjan Srivastav, fl. 1976 and Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 59 mins
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Five by Four (The Five String Quartet)
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directed by Roopa Swaminathan, fl. 2005 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 26 mins
An intimate group of five girls embark on the different paths of their lives after college but remain steadfast friends. Their stories are told in a series of four episodic stories, over the course of ten years: Shruti meets a stranger and must decide if she believes in love at first sight; Namita and Meera are...
directed by Roopa Swaminathan, fl. 2005 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 26 mins
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The Gaze
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directed by Mani Kaul, 1944-2011; performed by Shekhar Kapur, 1945-, Asha Dandavate, fl. 1991 and A.A. Baig, fl. 1991 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 25 mins
Based on 'The Meek One', a short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a 40-year-old antique shop owner and money lender recounts his first meetings with his 17-year-old wife, when she pawned her items at his shop. As the film progresses, their marriage is revealed to be an unhappy one with his wife growing increasingly di...
directed by Mani Kaul, 1944-2011; performed by Shekhar Kapur, 1945-, Asha Dandavate, fl. 1991 and A.A. Baig, fl. 1991 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 25 mins
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