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  • Film, Video

    Anwar / Catalog Record Only

    An artist named Anwar is mistaken for a terroist and what follows is a mirror image of present-day India. The main characters consist of a rabble rousing minister, two journalists trying to redeem their careers, a priest who wants to preserve the status quo, and a senior police office who desparately wants to leave the place but cannot unless he closes this case. Each ...

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Suno nadi kya kehti hai / Catalog Record Only

    Play based on the real-life situation of slumdwellers residing on the river bank of Sabarmati in Ahmedabad. Play is conveying the message of residing globalization and combating communalism.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    Ent̲e upāsana / Catalog Record Only

    Lathika is a working single mother of a son named Jagadish. Her flashback reveals that she lived with her widowed father and grandmother. She falls in love with her cousin who works in the Gulf and they are engaged. Arjunan, a close friend's brother on a fateful rainy day drives Lathika home in a car but the former can not control his feelings and ...

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Gandhi / Catalog Record Only

    Traces the life of Mahandas K. Gandhi, stressing his philosophy of nonviolence as a technique for politic change, from his activities in Southern Africa in the Indian Congress Party (1893) through his return to India (1915), his role in the Indian National Congress Party, and his various campaigns and struggles for Indian independence. Ends with his death by assassination in 1948, just a few ...

    • Date: 1983
  • Film, Video

    Gubbaccigalu = Sparrows / Catalog Record Only

    Amidst the hustle-bustle of the concrete jungle of a sprawling city, two children go on a quest to find 'their' missing sparrow. This film Gubbacchigalu (sparrows) takes us with the children - Ila and Anirudha on their journey as they pursue the elusive sparrow. They set off from the home with a guild - ridden conscience that they may have been responsible for the ...

    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Pathera pān̐cālī / Catalog Record Only

    The first film of The Apu Trilogy, it depicts the childhood of the protagonist Apu in the rural countryside of Bengal in the 1920's. Sometime in the early years of the century, a boy, Apu, is born to a poor Brahmin family in a village in Bengal. The father, a poet and priest, cannot earn enough to keep his family going. Apu's sister, Durga, ...

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    Triyacharitra = Triyācaritra? / Catalog Record Only

    Bimli, the daughter of poor parents, works in a kiln and is the only bread-winner in the family. As per the custom she has been betrothed at the age of 13 years but her husband is away working in Calcutta. At the kiln she is befriended by Billar, a truck driver, who proposes marriage which is acceptable to her parents since Billar will give ...

    • Contributor: Chatterjee, Basu - Caudhurī, Salila - National Film Development Corporation of India
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    The Hope diamond mystery. Hope diamond mystery / Catalog Record Only

    This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. This episode begins with the theft of the diamond in the temple. A curse is ...

    • Date: 1921
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    Jannat : in search of heaven / Catalog Record Only

    Arjun is a reckless young man with an obsession for making money at card games. A chance meeting with a girl Zoya gives him the reasons he was looking for to move out of his ordinary life. He steps up from playing small time card games to becoming a bookie. How far will the horizon of reality stretch as Arjun and Zoya tread a ...

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Swades : we, the people / Catalog Record Only

    Mohan Bhargava, a bright young scientist working as a project manager in NASA, returns to on a quest to find his childhood nanny. The film uses the contrast between the highly developed world of NASA, which has been at the forefront of advances in space research, and this world back home in India, which is at the crossroads of development. Mohan's simple quest becomes ...

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Major Saab / Catalog Record Only

    Major Jasbir Singh Rana trains cadets to become officers in the National Defence Academy. A spoilt brat, Virendra Pratap Singh joins the academy. Little does he know the major is a strict disciplinarian who takes a vow to straighten him up and make him a worthy soldier and this starts a confrontational relationship between them. In the meantime Virendra falls in love with a ...

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Bommarillu : love makes life beautiful-- / Catalog Record Only

    Siddu has everything in life, but in excess amounts. His overly protective father chooses what is good for Siddu. When Siddu meets Haasini, he needs to make his own decisions. Part of the summary takrn from IMDb website.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    Salim langde pe mat ro / Catalog Record Only

    Salim, the young man with a limp, inhabits a twilight zone. At one level, he belongs to a respectable, proud, though poor family. Salim's roots go deep into this congested, improverished Muslim neighbourhood. But Salim has also discovered another world, a world of deceptive charm and fatal allurement, organized crime, where a little intimidation, flashing of a knife, unspoken threats of concrete 'mob' action, ...

    • Contributor: Mirza, Saeed Akhtar - Dev, Saarang - National Film Development Corporation of India
    • Date: 1989
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    Aaj aur kal / Catalog Record Only

    Sir Balbir Singh, the king of Himmatpur, lived in a world of his own making, all formality and procedures. His daughters Hemlata and Ashalata were desperate. Hemlata was pining for death, while Ashalata was on the lookout to run away from it all. With the entry of young Dr. Sanjay into the palace things began to change. Soon Sanjay and Hemlata were in love ...

    • Date: 2004
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    Cintāmaṇi kolakkēs / Catalog Record Only

    A lawyer named Lal Krishna Viradiar (Suresh Gopi), defends the wrong-doers, and then judges them in his own court and eventually eliminates them. He believes himself to be sent by God to balance "the cosmic law". He does this by taking out the bad people and thus setting an example for the society.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Rasatant̲raṃ / Catalog Record Only

    Carpenter Premachandran is a good worker and is liked by the village folks. One day he meets Kanmani (Meera Jasmine), a girl of Tamil origin employed as a servant and is continually ill-treated by the family that employs her. Premachandran rescues and disguises her as a boy. But this lands him into endless troubles and eventually he and she fall in love.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Salaam Bombay / Catalog Record Only

    The story of Krishna, Manju, Chillum and the other children on the streets of Bombay. Sometimes they can get a temporary job sellng tea, but mostly they have to beg for money and keep out of the way of the police. One night while returning home, several children are apprehended by the police, and taken to a juvenile home. But this detention was not ...

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Ab tak chhappan / Catalog Record Only

    Ab Tak 56 is about vigilante justice by an honest cop, Sadhu Agashe, who makes a name for himself by taking the law into his own hands avenges the crime by depriving the criminal of lawful procedures by killing criminals in 'fake' police encounters instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai ...

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Mother Teresa Catalog Record Only

    Biography of the famous nun who ministered to India's poor.

    • Contributor: Scardamaglia, Francesco - Cerofolini, Massimo - Bernabei, Luca - Costa, Fabrizio - Hussey, Olivia - Somma, Sebastiano - Rubio, Ingrid - Mendl, Michael - Ayesa, Guillermo - Morante, Laura ... Scardamaglia, Francesco - Cerofolini, Massimo - Bernabei, Luca - Costa, Fabrizio - Hussey, Olivia - Somma, Sebastiano - Rubio, Ingrid - Mendl, Michael - Ayesa, Guillermo - Morante, Laura - Lux Vide (firm) - Rai Trade (firm) - Blue Star Movies (firm) - Euro Ficción (firm) - Boca Boca Producciones - Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Goonj uthi Shehnai / Catalog Record Only

    Childhood sweethearts Gopi and Kishen hope to get married when they are grown up. Gopi dances to the magical tunes of Kishen's clarinet (shenai), and both are virtually inseparable. Years pass by, both have grown up and Gopi's mom, Jamuna, would like Gopi to get married to a young man from Lucknow, by the name of Shekhar, who works for All India Radio. Shekhar ...

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Śēṣaṃ-- / Catalog Record Only

    Meera, a young filmmaker, is making a film on the mentally-challenged living in an asylum. While filming them, Meera notices Lonappan who seems very different from the others. She then follows him with her camera. She studies him, his activities and so on, and that seems to lead her to many revelations. She even succeeds in getting Lonappan out of the asylum. She does ...

    • Date: 2009
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    Jalasāghara / Catalog Record Only

    Biswambhar Roy is a zamindar (landlord) and the last of his kind. With the title, he has none of the perquisites, inheriting diminishing lands that are being eroded by the neighbouring river. But he must maintain the lifestyle of his heritage. This ostentation is most apparent in the grandest room of his mansion, the music room. Here he inports the finest musicians and dancers ...

    • Date: 2004
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    Sikandar / Catalog Record Only

    After his parents are killed by Jihaadis, Sikandar Raza, goes to live with his Kupwara-based paternal uncle, Arshad, and aunt, Rukshana, a region where people live in fear from both Jihaadis and the Indian Army. He studies and plays football in the nearby school where he is often bullied by three male students. One day while returning home, he finds a gun, and decides ...

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Galpa haleo satyi / Catalog Record Only

    In a big extended Bengali family, four brothers and their family members are at loggerheads with each other. They fight over property and responsibilty. A cook arrives and like an alchemist solves everyday problems, and after settling the family united and peaceful, disappears one day.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Jhansi ki raani / Catalog Record Only

    On the life of Lakshmi Bai, Rani of Jhansi, d. 1858.

    • Date: 2006