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1. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

132 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Two friends, attempting to start-up their own photo studio, come across shady dealings, corruption and murder, and must fight to bring the guilty to light.

Writers: Ranjit Kapoor, Satish Kaushik, Sudhir Mishra, Kundan Shah | Director: Kundan Shah | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

2. Chamatkar (I) (1992)

PG | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Sunder Srivastava (Shahrukh Khan) is a young graduate whose main ambition in life is to fulfill his father's dream of starting a school on his half-acre property in his village, though he ... See full summary »

Writers: Shaukat Baig, Lilliput, Rajiv Mehra | Director: Rajiv Mehra | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Shah Rukh Khan, Urmila Matondkar, Malvika Tiwari

3. China Gate (1998)

Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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After witnessing the brutal slaying of her Forest Officer father, Sunder Rajan, at the hands of dreaded dacoit Jageera, Sandhya goes to Colonel Krishnakant Puri and asks for his assistance ... See full summary »

Writers: Vijay Deveshwar, K.K. Raina, Anjum Rajabali, Rajkumar Santoshi | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Danny Denzongpa, Mamta Kulkarni

4. Pardes (1997)

191 min | Musical, Romance, Action

7.0
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This film takes a serious look at the lives of Westernized Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in North America. Whereas Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was about NRIs with Indian hearts, Pardes is ... See full summary »

Writers: Subhash Ghai, Neeraj Pathak, Javed Siddiqui | Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Amrish Puri, Mahima Chaudhry, Apoorva Agnihotri

5. Khamosh (1985)

Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Thriller about mysterious murders that take place on a film location. Which of the crew is guilty? Or is it someone from outside? Keeps you guessing till the end. No song and dance numbers ... See full summary »

Writers: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Ranjit Kapoor, Saeed Mirza, Sudhir Mishra, Kundan Shah, Manjul Sinha | Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Amol Palekar, Sudhir Mishra, Soni Razdan

6. Beta (1992)

171 min | Drama, Family, Musical

6.4
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Beta is the story of Raju, the only child of a widowed multi millionaire. Raju's father can provide him anything he wants but Raju's only desire is to get mother's love, in order to please ... See full summary »

Writers: Gyandev Agnihotri, Bhagyaraj, Rajeev Kaul, Naushir Khatau, Kamlesh Pandey, Praful Parekh | Director: Indra Kumar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, Aruna Irani, Laxmikant Berde

7. Sazaye Maut (1981)

Crime, Drama

8.1
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Malika Modi lives a very wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad in India where they own vast acres of land and businesses. When Mr. Modi suddenly passes away, he leaves all the business's ... See full summary »

Writer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Radha Saluja, Naresh Suri, Anjan Srivastav

8. Ajooba (1991)

178 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.0
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This is a story of Ajooba, the masked legend, who was treated as the only protector of the people of Baharistan. Ajooba is none other than Ali, the real heir to the kingdom of Baharistan. ... See full summary »

Writers: Yu. Avetikov, Bharat B. Bhalla, Valentin Ezhov, Brij Katyal, Prayag Raj | Directors: Shashi Kapoor, Gennadi Vasilyev | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Dimple Kapadia, Rishi Kapoor, Sonam

9. Mandi (1983)

167 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas. It deals with a brothel at the heart of a city, in an area that some politicians want ... See full summary »

Writers: Shama Zaidi, Satyadev Dubey, Shyam Benegal, Ghulam Abbas | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri

10. Kalyug (1981)

152 min | Drama

7.5
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Writers: Girish Karnad, Shyam Benegal, Satyadev Dubey | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Rekha, Raj Babbar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda

11. Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (1992)

170 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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An anime adaptation of the Hindu myth the Ramayana, where the avatar Sri Ram combats the wicked king Ravana.

Writers: Krishna Shah, Valmiki | Directors: Ram Mohan, Yûgô Sakô, Koichi Saski | Stars: Jane Alan, Catherine Battistone, Richard Cansino, Bryan Cranston

12. Ankur (1974)

131 min | Drama

7.8
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Laxmi lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in India along with her husband, Kishtaya, who is a deaf-mute. Both husband and wife work for the wealthy landlord. The landlord's son, Surya... See full summary »

Writers: Shyam Benegal, Satyadev Dubey | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Sadhu Meher, Anant Nag, Priya Tendulkar

13. Escape from Taliban (2003)

133 min | Drama, Thriller, War

4.3
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Sushmita and Jaanbaz live in India, and they are in love. They intend to marry, but Sushmita's family is strongly opposed to the marriage, since Jaanbaz is a Muslim and they are Hindus. But... See full summary »

Writers: Sushmita Banerjee, Ujjwal Chatterjee, Shubhrajyoti | Director: Ujjwal Chatterjee | Stars: Manisha Koirala, Nawab Shah, Vineeta Malik, Prithvi Zutshi

14. Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991)

122 min | Drama

7.8
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After years of painstaking research at the cost of his domestic pleasure, Dr. Dipankar Roy discovers a vaccine for leprosy. The news is flashed over television and overnight, an ... See full summary »

Writers: Ramapada Chowdhury, Tapan Sinha | Director: Tapan Sinha | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Kapur, Irrfan Khan, Deepa Sahi

15. Bhumika: The Role (1977)

142 min | Drama

7.4
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Coming from a poor and destitute family, Urvashi is encouraged by her mother, Shanta (Sualbha Deshpande) to be on more than friendly terms with a much older male, Keshav Dalvi (Amol Palekar... See full summary »

Writers: Hansa Wadkar, Girish Karnad, Satyadev Dubey, Shyam Benegal | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Smita Patil, Anant Nag, Naseeruddin Shah, Amrish Puri

16. Night's End (1975)

140 min | Drama, Crime

7.5
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Vishwam (Naseeruddin Shah) is the youngest son of the powerful, and influential village Zamindar (Amrish Puri). The Zamindar will not hesitate to do anything for the welfare and protection ... See full summary »

Writers: Vijay Tendulkar, Satyadev Dubey | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Girish Karnad, Shabana Azmi, Anant Nag, Amrish Puri

17. Droh Kaal (1994)

162 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists. He manages to capture their leader, but finds himself and his family mentally ... See full summary »

Writers: Govind P. Deshpande, Govind Nihalani, Anjum Rajabali, Atul Tiwari | Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Mita Vasisht, Annu Kapoor

18. Junoon (1979)

141 min

7.5
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Set during the 1857 War of Independence, an obsessed Indian Nawab desires to wed a young Anglo-Indian woman, but the girl's obstinate mother stands between them.

Writers: Shyam Benegal, Ruskin Bond, Ismat Chughtai, Satyadev Dubey | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Jalal Agha, Nafisa Ali, Tom Alter, Shabana Azmi

19. Ghatak: Lethal (1996)

158 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Unable to witness the injustice and brutality inflict on the residents by a tyrannical gangster, Katya, in a small Indian village in India; Kashinath alias Kashi decides to single-handily ... See full summary »

Writers: Vijay Deveshwar, Shyam Gupta, K.K. Raina, Rajkumar Santoshi | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Danny Denzongpa, Anjan Srivastav

20. The Churning (1976)

134 min | Drama

7.6
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Dr.Rao (Girih Karnad) is a Vetinary doc, who comes to this village with the aim of starting a Milk Co-operative society for the welfare of the villagers. But the wealthy businessman ... See full summary »

Writers: Kaifi Azmi, Shyam Benegal, V. Kurien, Vijay Tendulkar | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Girish Karnad, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Sadhu Meher, Anant Nag

21. Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula (2003)

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Radha is employed with an advertising agency, and has a chance to see and meet prominent models. She meets her dreamboat, Vikram Verma, on one such day. Needless to state, she is madly in ... See full summary »

Writers: Urmi Juvekar, Ajitabh Menon | Director: Parvati Balagopalan | Stars: Tanuja, Milind Soman, Meera Vasudevan, Namrata Barua

22. Trikal (Past, Present, Future) (1985)

137 min | Drama

7.4
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Set in 1961 Goa, this is a story of a rich and influential Goan family and what happens to them over a period of time. The movie is narrated in past-tense by one of the friends of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Shyam Benegal, Shama Zaidi | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Leela Naidu, Neena Gupta, Anita Kanwar, Soni Razdan

23. The Householder (1963)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A young Indian newlywed finds his independent wife troublesome and seeks help and advice from his overbearing mother, a supposedly worldly wise friend, an American seeker of enlightenment and a swami.

Writer: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Leela Naidu, Durga Khote, Achala Sachdev

24. Sardar (1993)

175 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of Vallbhbhai Patel's political life while India was taking first steps as an independent country.

Writers: Hriday Lani, Vijay Tendulkar | Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Paresh Rawal, Tom Alter, Riju Bajaj, Elisa D'Souza

25. 36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)

122 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely life in her single room flat located at 36 Chowringhee Lane in Calcutta, with only a ... See full summary »

Writer: Aparna Sen | Director: Aparna Sen | Stars: Jennifer Kendal, Dhritiman Chatterjee, Debashree Roy, Geoffrey Kendal

26. Bekhudi (1992)

Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Radhika wants to get married to her parents choice in Canada, Vicky, to which she agrees. All is well for both of them to get married when Radhika pays a visit to Canada but she meets up ... See full summary »

Writers: Indira, Madan Joshi, Gautam Rajadhyaksha | Director: Rahul Rawail | Stars: Kamal Sadanah, Kajol, Ajay Mankotia, Tanuja

27. Massey Sahib (1985)

118 min

7.9
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In a small, tribal district town of Central India in 1929, Francis Massey is the 'English Type Babu' at the Deputy Commissioner's office. Massey believes that because he is Christian and ... See full summary »

Writer: Pradip Krishen | Director: Pradip Krishen | Stars: Raghuvir Yadav, Barry John, Arundhati Roy, Veerendra Saxena

28. Aghaat (1985)

138 min | Drama, Crime

7.4
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Madhav Verma (Om Puri) is a dedicated, honest, and diligent union representative. He represents the majority of the employees in an organization, which recognizes his union. However, there ... See full summary »

Writer: Vijay Tendulkar | Director: Govind Nihalani | Stars: Om Puri, Gopi, Pankaj Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah

29. Banegi Apni Baat (1994–1998)

22 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Varun Badola, Firdaus Dadi, Kurush Deboo, Anita Kanwal

30. Hari-Bhari: Fertility (2000)

134 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Ghazala (Shabana Azmi) has been married to Munirmiya (Srivallabh Vyas) for several years, and has given birth to a daughter, Salma (Rajeshwari Sachdev) Munir is unhappy that Ghazala has ... See full summary »

Writers: Priya Chandrasekar, Shama Zaidi | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Rajit Kapoor, Rajeshwari Sachdev, Surekha Sikri

31. Sardari Begum (1996)

Drama

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The Police are called to investigate the death of a woman during a riot. The woman was killed by a stone thrown by an agitated person. The woman killed is known in the community as "Sardari... See full summary »

Writers: Khalid Mohamed, Shama Zaidi | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Amrish Puri, Kiron Kher, Smriti Mishra, Shri Vallabh Vyas

32. Mammo (1994)

130 min | Drama

7.5
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13 year old Riyaz lives a poor lifestyle in Bombay, India, with his grandmother, Fayyuzi, and her sister, Mehmooda alias Mammo. Quite outspoken and embittered over his dad abandoning him, ... See full summary »

Writers: Khalid Mohamed, Shama Zaidi, Javed Siddiqui | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Farida Jalal, Surekha Sikri, Amit Phalke, Himani Shivpuri

33. Hip Hip Hurray (1984)

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Writer: Gulzar | Director: Prakash Jha | Stars: Satish Anand, Ram Gopal Bajaj, Nikhil Bhagat, Rani Deepa

34. The Morning Breeze (1995)

89 min | Drama

8.2
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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 ... See full summary »

Writers: Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Ashok Mishra | Director: Saeed Akhtar Mirza | Stars: Kaifi Azmi, Mayuri Kango, Seema Kelkar, Kay Kay Menon

35. Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984)

130 min

7.9
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An old couple, Mohan Joshi (Bhisham Sahni) and his wife (Dina Pathak), sues their landlord (Amjad Khan) for not maintaining their 'collapsing' apartment building. For this, they hire two ... See full summary »

Writers: Yusuf Mehta, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Sudhir Mishra | Director: Saeed Akhtar Mirza | Stars: Salim Ghouse, Mohan Gokhale, Rohini Hattangadi, Pankaj Kapur

36. Antarnaad (1991)

Drama

7.4
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Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Girish Karnad, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shabana Azmi, Om Puri

37. Karamati Coat (1993)

Comedy

8.2
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Director: Ajay Karthik | Stars: Amrik Gill, Irrfan Khan, Kishore Nandlaskar, Prachi Save

38. Conflict (2000)

126 min | Drama

8.0
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Writer: Ashok Mishra | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Rajeshwari Sachdev, Rajit Kapoor, Ravi Jhankal, Raghuvir Yadav

39. Mohre (1987)

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Abdul is a truck driver with alcohol and depression problems so much so that he would like to end his life. One day another truck driver shows him a newspaper advertisement that offers help... See full summary »

Director: Raghuvir Kul | Stars: Nana Patekar, Madhuri Dixit, Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Anupam Kher

40. The Village Had No Walls (1995)

124 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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A young man takes a journey on a cart through jungles to reach the small hamlet of Bangarwadi, inhabited by a few shepherds, peasants and some members of a criminal tribe known as the ... See full summary »

Writer: Vyankatesh Madgulkar | Director: Amol Palekar | Stars: Chandrakant Kulkarni, Upendra Limaye, Chandrakant Mandhre

41. Kondura (The Sage from the Sea) (1978)

137 min

7.3
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Jogamma is the widow of Brahmin Pandit Range Rao, and lives in a coastal village in Southern India along with her two married sons, Narsimha, who is married to Seethamma and has two sons; ... See full summary »

Writers: Arudra, Girish Karnad | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shekhar Chatterjee, Sulabha Deshpande, Satyadev Dubey, Jhansi

42. Anugraham (1978)

136 min | Drama

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Writers: Arudra, Shyam Benegal, Khanolkar C.T., Girish Karnad | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Anant Nag, Raogopalrao, Vanisri, Shekhar Chatterjee

43. Jaya Ganga (1998)

94 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Nishant, a young Indian writer living in Paris, is journeying down the Ganges, from its source in the Himalayas to the sea. Haunted by the fantasy, or the memory, of a beautiful Parisian ... See full summary »

Writers: Ram Gopal Bajaj, Vijay Singh | Director: Vijay Singh | Stars: Asil Raïs, Smriti Mishra, Jean-Claude Carrière, Anupam Shyam

44. Kasba (1991)

121 min

7.3
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Writers: Anton Chekhov, Farida Mehta, Kumar Shahani | Director: Kumar Shahani | Stars: Navjot Hansra, K.K. Raina, Manohar Singh, Shatrughan Sinha

45. Pestonjee (1988)

125 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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. ... See full summary »

Writers: B.K. Karanjia, Vijaya Mehta | Director: Vijaya Mehta | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Cyprus Dastoor, Dady Dustoor, Anupam Kher

46. Tarang (1984)

171 min

7.5
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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... See full summary »

Writers: Kumar Shahani, Roshan Shahani | Director: Kumar Shahani | Stars: Amol Palekar, Smita Patil, Shreeram Lagoo, Girish Karnad

47. Susman (1987)

140 min | Drama

7.9
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A story about the "Ikat" handloom weavers of Pochampally through the master weaver Ramulu and his family struggle in time of mass-production.

Writer: Shama Zaidi | Director: Shyam Benegal | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Om Puri, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Neena Gupta

48. Surkhiyaan (The Headlines) (1985)

Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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Shera lives a poor lifestyle in Bombay along with his widower dad, a retired school-teacher, and is love with his neighbor, Sapna, who he hopes to marry some day. Shera wants to get rich ... See full summary »

Writers: Rajeev Kaul, Ashok Tyagi | Director: Ashok Tyagi | Stars: Arun Bakshi, Brahm Bhardwaj, Krishan Dhawan, Gulshan Grover

49. Bible Ki Kahaniyan (1993–1995)

Biography

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Stars: Kabir Bedi, Rita Bhaduri, Mohan Ghokale, Shammi Kapoor

50. Char Adhyay (1997)

110 min | Romance

6.1
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Writer: Kumar Shahani | Director: Kumar Shahani | Stars: Sumanto Chattopadhyay, Nandini Ghosal, Kaushik Gopal, Shiboprosad Mukherjee