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Diksha
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written by Ananthamurthy U.R., fl. 1970-1991; directed by Arun Kaul, 1933-2007; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Anubhav Mishra, fl. 1991-1991, Vijay Kashyap, fl. 1982-2011 and Sulabha Arya, fl. 1984-2013 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 1991), 2 hours 8 mins
This drama was directed by Arun Kaul and features Sulabha Arya, Vijay Kashyap, and Anubhav Mishra.
written by Ananthamurthy U.R., fl. 1970-1991; directed by Arun Kaul, 1933-2007; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Anubhav Mishra, fl. 1991-1991, Vijay Kashyap, fl. 1982-2011 and Sulabha Arya, fl. 1984-2013 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 1991), 2 hours 8 mins
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Don't Cry For Salim The Lame
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directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, 1943-; performed by Ashutosh Gowariker, 1964-, Makrand Deshpande, fl. 1988-2013 and Pavan Malhotra, fl. 1984-2013 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 47 mins
Salim, a young man with a limp and little education finds himself scrapping together a living by working for the local street gangs, despite his father's objections. His sister, Anees, is of marriageable age and Salim is determined to find her a groom who can give her all the creature comforts that she needs. An...
directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, 1943-; performed by Ashutosh Gowariker, 1964-, Makrand Deshpande, fl. 1988-2013 and Pavan Malhotra, fl. 1984-2013 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 47 mins
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Guerilla Fighter
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directed by Mrinal Sen, 1923-; performed by Pravas Sarkar, fl. 1973-1996, Simi Garewal, 1947- and Dhritiman Chatterjee, 1945- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 31 mins
Considered by some to be the first politically-overt film made in India, Padatik was made at a time when the extreme left-wing Naxalite movement, was enervated by the constant attack of the Indian state and by factional in-fighting. The third part of the Calcutta Trilogy (after Interview, 1970, and Calcutta '71, 1...
directed by Mrinal Sen, 1923-; performed by Pravas Sarkar, fl. 1973-1996, Simi Garewal, 1947- and Dhritiman Chatterjee, 1945- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 31 mins
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Mammo
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directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Amit Phalke, fl. 1994, Surekha Sikri, fl. 1978 and Farida Jalal, 1949- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 59 mins
13-year-old Rizal feels like the odd one out among his small group of friends at his English-speaking school -- he has no parents and far less money than his wealthy friends. He lives harmoniously with his grandmother, who had gone through much hardship to raise him. One day, Rizal's grandaunt, Mammo, comes to liv...
directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Amit Phalke, fl. 1994, Surekha Sikri, fl. 1978 and Farida Jalal, 1949- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 59 mins
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Mansur Mian Ka Ghora
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directed by Nabyendu Chatterjee; performed by Baisul Islam Asad, fl. 2000 and Arun Mukherjee, fl. 2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 26 mins
The story stands on the crossroads of conflicting values, the old paving way for the new. It revolves around the archetypal character of old and constant Mansur Mian and his obsession for his landau that was handed down to him by his ancestors, and a horse as old as himself. It is at the fag end of his life when M...
directed by Nabyendu Chatterjee; performed by Baisul Islam Asad, fl. 2000 and Arun Mukherjee, fl. 2000 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 26 mins
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Naseem
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directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, 1943-; performed by Salim Shah, 1964-, Kay Kay Menon, 1968- and Mayuri Kango, fl. 1995 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 25 mins
The delicate relationship between a 15-year-old girl and her grandfather is used to describe how the growing political tensions between Muslems and Hindus in 1992 led to the destruction of a medieval Muslim mosque and subsequently, violent rioting in the streets of Bombay. Naseem (urdu: sahar) means Morning breeze...
directed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza, 1943-; performed by Salim Shah, 1964-, Kay Kay Menon, 1968- and Mayuri Kango, fl. 1995 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 25 mins
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Party
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directed by Govind Nihalani, 1940-; performed by Raju Barot, fl. 1984-2012, Ila Arun, fl. 1983-2012 and Deepa Sahi, fl. 1984-2001 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
Damayanti, a wealthy patron of the arts is hosting a big party in honor of Diwakar Barve, who has just received the Government of India, Literary Award. Attendees include many prominent persons in the industry, actors and also up-and-coming writers. The one glaring absentee is Amrit - a talented writer who had a...
directed by Govind Nihalani, 1940-; performed by Raju Barot, fl. 1984-2012, Ila Arun, fl. 1983-2012 and Deepa Sahi, fl. 1984-2001 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 52 mins
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Pestonjee
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directed by Vijaya Mehta, 1934-; performed by Anupam Kher, 1955-, Naseeruddin Shah, 1950- and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours
Phirojshah (Naseeruddin Shah) and Pestonjee (Anupam Kher) are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana Azmi), and Pestonjee ends up getting married to Jeroo. Phirojshah has b...
directed by Vijaya Mehta, 1934-; performed by Anupam Kher, 1955-, Naseeruddin Shah, 1950- and Shabana Azmi, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours
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Seventh Horse Of The Sun
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directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Raghuvir Yadav, 1957- and Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 9 mins
During his free time in the afternoons, Manek entertains his friends in his house with stories. Love stories of three women from his past -- Jamuna, a middle-class girl, is in love with her lower-caste neighbor, Tanna, but eventually marries a rich, kindly man; Lily, an educated girl ends up marrying Tanna and re...
directed by Shyam Benegal, 1934-; performed by Raghuvir Yadav, 1957- and Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 9 mins
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Tarpan
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directed by K. Bikram Singh; performed by Pradeep Bhatnagar, fl. 1995, Babita Bhardwaj, fl. 1995 and Savita Bajaj, fl. 1975 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 4 mins
Joravar lives in a small village with his wife and 2 daughters. His first daughter passes away and they take extra special care of their second child. But suddenly she inexplicably falls sick and the doctor can't help her. They set out to speak to a village elder by the name of Jasso, who asks them to go to Suku B...
directed by K. Bikram Singh; performed by Pradeep Bhatnagar, fl. 1995, Babita Bhardwaj, fl. 1995 and Savita Bajaj, fl. 1975 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 4 mins
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