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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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Train to Pakistan
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directed by Pamela Rooks, 1958-; performed by Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012, Nirmal Pandey, 1962-2010 and Mohan Agashe, fl. 1975-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 49 mins
The Muslims and Sikhs in Mano Majra have always co-existed peacefully. One day, the village money lender is murdered and Juggut Singh, the village ruffian is considered a prime suspect. As a Sikh, his secret love affair with Nooran, a Muslim, seemed ill-fated. During the partition of British India in 1947, Paki...
directed by Pamela Rooks, 1958-; performed by Rajit Kapoor, fl. 1993-2012, Nirmal Pandey, 1962-2010 and Mohan Agashe, fl. 1975-2012 (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 49 mins
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Sanshodhan
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directed by Govind Nihalani, 1940-; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Kishore Kadam, fl. 1994, Vanya Joshi, fl. 1996 and Manoj Bajpayee, 1969- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 45 mins
Parmino is a small village in Central India, headed by a Village Committee comprising of all males. When the Government of India notifies the Committee that a third of them must be women, including people in schedules caste and tribes, the Sarpanch, Ratan Singh, decides to let women run for the election as well ha...
directed by Govind Nihalani, 1940-; produced by National Film Development Corporation of India; performed by Kishore Kadam, fl. 1994, Vanya Joshi, fl. 1996 and Manoj Bajpayee, 1969- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 45 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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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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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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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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Triyacharitra
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directed by Basu Chatterjee, 1930-; performed by Naseeruddin Shah, 1950-, Rajeshwari Sachdev, fl. 1991-2013 and Om Puri, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
A daughter of poor parents was engaged to a man when she was 13. The man is away working in Calcutta. In the meanwhile, she befriends a truck-driver who promises her parents a huge amount of money. The girl is snatched away by her father-in-law and raped by him. But she is punished for his crime.
directed by Basu Chatterjee, 1930-; performed by Naseeruddin Shah, 1950-, Rajeshwari Sachdev, fl. 1991-2013 and Om Puri, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 1 mins
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Current
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directed by K. Hariharan; performed by Shreeram Lagoo, fl. 1971-2001, Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013 and Om Puri, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 3 mins
The film deals with an individual's ordeal in the face of an indifferent establishment. It revolves around the payment of an electricity bill for a farm pump-set. Velu owns a small sugarcane field and has immense faith in the establishment, in this case, the Electricity Board, to condone a delay in payment of his...
directed by K. Hariharan; performed by Shreeram Lagoo, fl. 1971-2001, Deepti Naval, fl. 1977-2013 and Om Puri, 1950- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 2 hours 3 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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