A man shares some lazy memories about his friend, Manek Mulla, who had a knack for telling stories. On this particular afternoon, Manek narrates a 'unique' love affair with the help of different stories, various characters' point of views and the social relevance of these stories. As these stories proceed, reality mixes with fiction.
Yearning for meaning in his life, a coddled young man abandons his girlfriend and family to set out on a spiritual quest. Shot with sophisticated DSLR cameras and reflecting a new passion in India for personal filmmaking, The Bright Day finds images to chart a soul's progress.
Not wishing his son to grow up like himself, a brutish criminal secretly swaps his baby for that of a wealthy entertainer. Is the boys' destiny written in their genes or can the change of environment make a difference ? Their lives and those of their fathers inevitably collide.
In a small village in Madhya Pradesh, two different communities fight over a water pump installation. When a member of one of the communities, Nathu (Kishore Kadam) decides to protest against a decision he feels is unjust, he angers the local land owner, who decides to impose economic sanctions on the community in an effort to starve them out of the village. When Nathu's house is burned down in mysterious circumstances, Nathu seeks the comfort of a temple, and prays for a solution. Instead he finds himself abused and beaten by the land owner for breaking a rule that bans members of Nathu's community from entering the temple. It later emerges that the situation in the area is being used as a plot for a film made in Bombay, however characters featured in the film are misrepresented, which leads to tension on the set and eventually violence spills.
A North Indian couple, in their early 60s, at their mountain retreat. Their son has just gotten married, a reception has ended and all the guests have left. She chooses this moment to tell her husband that she is leaving. What follows is an endless day: the avalanche of this long-gathering decision and what it means to a decades-long relationship. Fragments of conversations, silence and chaos, as nostalgia mingles with menace and tenderness with cruelty. What will they succeed in rescuing against the landslide of memory and emotion?
Agnisakshi (With Fire As Witness) is a 1999 Malayalam film directed by Shyamaprasad based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Lalithambika Antharjanam. Unni accepts Devaki as his wife and brings her into the fold of his Namboothiri illam. Bound by a plethora of traditional beliefs, customs and rituals that constitute life within four walls of the joint family, Unni is unable to be the husband that he would have liked to be. Yet, they understand and love each other immensely. Guarded by the fortress of tradition, the family remains oblivious to the winds of change sweeping through society. Though Unni is aware, he shuts the door to everything that his family will never be able to comprehend or accept. But Devaki, who is essentially of a different mould, longs to step out into the world — and is finally forced to do so.
Sardari Begum is a 1996 Hindi movie directed by Shyam Benegal. The film stars Kiron Kher, Amrish Puri, Rajit Kapur and Rajeshwari Sachdev. The film's lead actress Kiron Kher won the 1997 National Film Award - Special Jury Award. Rajeshwari Sachdev won the 1997 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress. The music by Vanraj Bhatia also received wide acclaim. Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar, the play back singer of the film also received accolades in the category of 'Best Playback Singer'. This film focuses on the complex portrait of family relationships, generational and sexual politics as well as social mores in India.
The struggles of Mohandas Gandhi in South Africa.
When he's called in to investigate the murder of a former art student (Pooja Kanwal), Nilesh Bhargav (Rajit Kapoor) turns to the woman's paintings to see if they might hold clues to her killer's identity. Was it (Aham Sharma) the boyfriend she abandoned years ago and whom the police suspect? Or was there another with the motive, means and opportunity to do her in? Rajesh Ganguly directs this entertaining whodunit.
Family Planning issues in a Muslim Hyderabadi family struggling between new and old values
In this Indian drama a young man must cope with a job he is not really suited for. Lakhinder captures exotic birds from the Bengal forests. He is to sell them in Calcutta. Unfortunately he cannot bear to see them caged and always sets them free. He does not earn a lot of money as a result. His wife is angry at him, and begins having an affair with the man who takes the birds to the market. Lakhinder's partner's daughter understands his relationship to the birds. They come to visit him in his lonely hut.
When the Indian-born Sunil (Rajit Kapoor) stops getting letters from his father back home, he takes a break from his lucrative corporate gig in the States and pays dad a visit. But once in Calcutta, Sunil learns that his father moved away a few years earlier, prompting Sunil to go searching for him. As he follows the scant trail, Sunil starts to understand that his selfish lifestyle bore grave consequences for his father.
When a sex worker hires a gay songwriter to care for her disabled son, the ensuing bonds that form offer a complex portrayal of love and family.
Sidharth (Aamir Khan), is a Mumbai 'Tapori' and a boxing champion. His elder brother, Jai (Rajat Kapoor) works with Raunak Singh (Sharad Saxena), who now rules their "Basti" through terrorising its people and collecting 'Hafta' from local merchants. Sidharth idolized his father, a freedom fighter, whom he saw falling to his death as a child. This effects Sidharth through his adult life. Sidharth meets a young girl, Alisha (Ranee Mukherjee), who rides with a motorcycle gang and Charlie (Deepak Tijori), the gang leader. Sidharth also meets Hari, whose idealism reminds him of his father. Hari's social work in the community possess a threat to Raunak Singh's evil empire. What happens to Hari changes Sidharth's life forever. How Sidharth breaks Raunak Singh's chains of 'Ghulami' around the community forms the crux of the story. Featuring the superhit song "Aati Kya Khandala" sung by Aamir Khan.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero (also known as Bose: The Forgotten Hero) is a 2005 film directed by Shyam Benegal and starring Sachin Khedekar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Rajit Kapur, Arif Zakaria, and Divya Dutta. The movie depicts the last five years of the life of the Indian independence leader "Netaji" Subhash Chandra Bose. It starts out at the point where Bose resigns from his position as the president of the Indian National Congress (I.N.C.) to the meeting with Italians by crossing Afghanistan's rugged terrains and entering into Europe, to romancing his German secretary and appointment with Adolf Hitler in Berlin, to his inspiring of the Indian P.O.W.s (Prisoners Of War) of the 'Punjab Regiment' (British Army) for fighting against the British forces in India, to the patriotic speeches.
Tensions run high near the border of British India, which is about to be partitioned with a new country called Pakistan. Sikhs living in this border town have heard numerous stories of Muslims killing, raping, and looting other Sikhs, Hindus, and Christians, and many of whom are their friends and relatives. Enraged at the loss of law and order, they plan their own attack on a trainful of Muslims leaving British India. The train is overcrowded with tens and thousands of migrating passengers, who are even perched on the windows and seated on the roof of this train. The plot is to tear the bridge down when the train is on it, and no one will dare stop these men to carry out this horrific task
A movie about an Indian woman who finds out that she is HIV positive.
Based by the life of ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan who was falsely accused of being a spy and arrested in 1994. Though free, he is still fighting for justice, with those police officials alleged to have falsely implicated him, still free.
Once known for his intellectual prowess, a retired professor (Anupam Kher) begins experiencing memory gaps and periods of forgetfulness. But while he tries to laugh it off, it soon becomes clear that the symptoms are a sign of a more serious illness, prompting his grown daughter (Urmila Matondkar) to move in as his caretaker. Meanwhile, as his mind regresses, he recalls a traumatic childhood memory involving the death of Mahatma Gandhi.
An aspiring advocate learns about his parents and maternal grandmother's past.
Mammo is an account of a certain period in the life of Riyaz, a teenager who lives with his grandmother Fayyazi as they get a visit from his grandma’s sister Mehmooda Begum Anwar Ali, commonly known as ‘Mammo’.
An aspiring Indian tech entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley finds himself unexpectedly battling the bizarre American immigration system to keep his dream alive or prepare to return home forever.
Zubeidaa, an aspiring Muslim actress, marries a Hindu prince to become his second wife. Her tumultuous relationship with her husband, and her inner demons lead her to a decision which has fatal consequences for them all.
Ron Sen is a successful sports agent who manages top players from the Indian cricket team. After controversy ends the prospects of his career, Ron mentors a down-on-luck cricketer, Shome to help achieve his dream.
Bengali-speaking Monalisa lives a middle-class lifestyle in Mumbai along with her mom and wheelchair-bound dad. She and her mom had to endure considerable hardships since she was six years ...
Driven into a state of panic about how quickly her father is growing older, and slowly fading away from the man he used to be, Alisa, a young, busy entrepreneur puts her life on hold, and along with her best friend, they embark upon Project Papa- her quest to fix him and give back what he gave her in abundance- love, memories and time.
After many years two mariners return to homeland with the hope of a new beginning, little did they know about a disaster that would change their destiny.
Eccentric, badly in debt, Mumbai Municipal employee, Jolly Maker, is infatuated with Monica Gokhale, a member of the Mumbai Heritage Society. He gets his chance to prove his worth when he hears that she has been abducted mysteriously through a flush of the Municipality's toilet. He does rescue her inadvertently, becomes a hero overnight. But the tables get turned when both of them, along with her dad, Madhav, get abducted and are fated to die in a diabolical game of 'Kaun Banega Swargwasi'.
Delhi-based Inspector Jay is reprimanded after having an affair with Pooja, the daughter of a politician, and transferred to Bandra, Mumbai along with his colleague, Aditya. After about three years both are assigned the task of investigating the homicide of a popular musician, Anirudh Roy. Both conclude that there are three suspects with motives, namely Anirudh's wife, Tanya Singhania; his mistresses/girlfriends, Priya Malhotra, and Sonia Pillai. As the investigation progresses, an insurance investigator, Rahul Awasthi, also gets involved as there is an insurance policy of about Rs.80 Crores left to the beneficiary. The duo will have their hands full in deducing who the killer was.
Heart surgeon Dr. Viren Goenka, his wife Sanjana and their seven-year-old daughter Anishka live in Mumbai. Their joys have just multiplied with Viren being honored with a prestigious award for his contribution to the medical world. Viren is all set to visit New Delhi to receive this award. He promises to celebrate his daughter's birthday once he returns. But fate has something else planned for Viren and his family: Anishka is kidnapped under Sanjana's nose. She is startled with the presence of a creepy man named Krish in her house. Krish tells her that Anishka will be fine as long as Sanjana and Dr. Goenka follow his instructions.
The paths of a man and a woman, who have both been recently divorced from their spouses, intersect at an art exhibition in London.
Murad Hussein and Gul Baloch have been enemies for years. Murad would like to propose a truce so that the two families become friends again, and for this occasion he has chosen to marry his brother to Gul's sister. The wedding is arranged and Gul and his family are accordingly invited. Gul does attend the wedding, bless the couple, and when night came, he and his accomplices brutally kill every male in the household, including his very own brother-in-law. Gul's sister loses her sanity, and is taken back home, where he lives with his daughter...
One morning walk in Joymohan's life changes it all. After suffering a heart-attack one morning, on his birthday, Joymohan (Anupam Kher) realizes that he needs to spend more time with his family - son (Rajit Kapoor), daughter-in-law (Divya Dutta) and grand-daughter (Avika Gor) and mend broken bridges of the past. It is during his Morning Walk that his life changes forever. He meets his once-upon
Gaurav dreams of settling down with Kavya, the woman of his dreams, but she prefers a man who's more adventurous and willing to take risks. He soon stands to lose everything when a case of mistaken identity rocks his once-happy life.
An Indian spy is married to a Pakistani military officer during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.
Sadanand Borse lives a middle-classed lifestyle along with his pregnant wife, Urmila, in a small town in India. While returning home from work on his motorbike, he accidentally knocks down a deceased child in a funeral procession. From thence on, Sadanand Borse and Urmila will experience terror and fear as they will soon be stalked by two goons, Srirang and Govind, who want to avenge the deceased child's humiliation.
Indian biographical film based on the life of social activist, Kisan Baburao "Anna" Hazare.
The story revolves around a young man, Vikram, who is a fashion prodigy. The story is layered with a murder in town.
After a medical emergency gives him a wake-up call, Abhijat Inamdar decides to live his life to the fullest by helping other people with their problems and searching for his purpose to live.
Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.
Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
A high profile defence lawyer is promised a Rajya Sabha seat if he wins a case of an accused with charges of killing two migrant children. However, there's much more than what meets the eye in this courtroom drama that explores the uncertainty of human mind and the journey of criminal discovery.
Dishkiyaoon is a Bollywood action film produced by Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra along with Eros International. The film features Sunny Deol, Harman Baweja and debutant Ayesha Khanna. The film is about the Mumbai underworld.2014.Four songs for the film have been composed by debutant Palash Muchhal, who's the youngest music composer of Bollywood at age of 18.
Gour Hari Das, a freedom fighter who works in Khadi Kraft and lives along with his wife & son, lives a content life in his neighborhood. However, one day when his son is unable to secure college admission for lack of a Freedom Fighter's Certificate, he feels the need to establish his identity. In the quest for this piece of paper to prove his authenticity to his son, his neighbors & to the world, he begins a journey that sucks up almost his entire life.
Ethan, a magician rendered paralyzed in an accident, sets off a furor when he makes a petition to the court to end his own life.
An adrenaline junkie walks away from a whirlwind romance and embraces a new life as a thief, though he soon finds himself pursued by veteran police officer and engaged in a turf war with a local gangster.
Based on the poetry of R. Raj Rao, Bomgay is a collection of six vignettes that depict the underground and complex nature of the gay identity in urban India. Part Genet, part Bollywood, this film combines acidic verse and insightful imagery to reveal the emerging gay community in the post-liberalized India of the 1990s.
An artist wishes to marry her childhood sweetheart and settle into family life. However, her boyfriend, who is a genius mathematician is afraid of commitment and breaks up with her just ahead of their wedding. What will the future hold in store for them?
"How do you start over once you have betrayed a nation's trust?" The news of Hansie Cronjé's involvement with Indian bookmakers and his resulting public confession rocked the international sporting community. An unprecedented rise to glory was followed by the most horrific fall. A tarnished hero fueled the nation's fury.
Three Senior police officers in different parts of India, who, well aware of the intelligence that Gandhi’s life in under threat, must take key decisions that would eventually either save the Mahatma, or the country.
On the eve of Independence, the chairman of the Border Commission, Sir Cyril Radcliffe decides to divide India and Pakistan into equitable halves. What the administration doesn’t account for is the line running through the middle of Begum Jaan’s brothel situated plonk on the border; with one half falling in India and the other in Pakistan.
An intelligent detective from Kolkata solves many mystery that unsolved by police without any weapons.
Two people from very different backgrounds fall in love and decide to get married, but not without their parents blessings. Three days before the wedding they introduce each other with their respective parents and all hell breaks lose.
Years after a disastrous job in Baluchistan, a former Indian spy must confront his past when he returns to lead an unsanctioned hostage-rescue mission.