The 25 Best Indian English movies

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1.
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
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A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. (114 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
2.
Morning Raga (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Morning Raga is about the meeting of worlds. It is a story that brings the modern and traditional together... (110 mins.)
Director: Mahesh Dattani
 
3.
American Desi (2001)
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College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks... (100 mins.)
 
4.
Everybody Says I'm Fine! (2001)
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A hair stylist, who can read the minds of those whose hair he cuts, decides to act on his gathered information. (103 mins.)
Director: Rahul Bose
 
5.
Hyderabad Blues (1998)
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The protagonist of Hyderabad Blues is Varun, played by the director, Nagesh Kukunoor. The movie revolves around his visit home after 12 years in the USA and his resulting culture shock. (85 mins.)
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
 
6.
Rockford (1999)
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The movie chronicles the arrival of a (Hindu) student to a strict all-boys Christian boarding school in India and his assimilation into the school... (102 mins.)
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
 
7.
Split Wide Open (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A search for a lost street girl in midst of exposs of modern sexual behaviour in Bombay and a water mafia in the city, this is a real 'split wide open' of the Indian glamour capital. (103 mins.)
Director: Dev Benegal
 
8.
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out. (120 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
9.
Mitr: My Friend (2002)
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A lonely and neglected wife seeks e-friendship on the chat room while her rebellious daughter suspects her of having an affair with their neighbor. (104 mins.)
Director: Revathy
 
10.
Let's Talk (2002)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Ram Madhvani
 
11.
Mango Souffle (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Gay fashion designer Kamlesh, still reeling from a recently-ended relationship, invites a group of friends for dinner for a special announcement... (90 mins.)
Director: Mahesh Dattani
 
12.
Leela (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Leela is a film based on the South Asian-American experience. By providing a dynamic expression of the... (97 mins.)
Director: Somnath Sen
 
13.
Joggers' Park (2003)
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Jenny is a young, beautiful, vibrant girl and darling to everyone. She flits between glamorous professions... (133 mins.)
Director: Anant Balani
 
14.
Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004 Documentary)
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Two documentary filmmakers chronicle their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district. (85 mins.)
 
15.
15 Park Avenue (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An exploration of the impact of schizophrenia on a young woman and her family in today's Calcutta. The... (116 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
16.
Parzania (2005)
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A parsi family struggles to find thier son in a genocide carried out by vested interests outfits during 2002, commonly known as Gujarat riots, where more than 2000 Muslims died in the Indian state of Gujarat. (116 mins.)
Director: Rahul Dholakia
 
17.
Being Cyrus (2005)
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"Being Cyrus" is a dark, comedic venture by the debutante director Homi Adajania that spins around the Sethnas - a Parsi family. (90 mins.)
Director: Homi Adajania
 
18.
English, August (1994)
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(118 mins.)
Director: Dev Benegal
 
19.
The Namesake (2006)
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American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways. (122 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
20.
Outsourced (2006)
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After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement. (103 mins.)
Director: John Jeffcoat
 
21.
The Japanese Wife (2010)
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Pen pals decide to get married and carry-on a long-term relationship. (105 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
22.
Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)
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A ruthless philantrophist. A bhangra rapper. An over-protected prodigy. A reckless actress. A lovelorn businessman... (88 mins.)
Director: Manish Acharya
 
23.
Amal (2007)
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Autorickshaw driver Amal is content with the small, but vital, role he serves - driving customers around New Delhi as quickly and safely as possible... (101 mins.)
Director: Richie Mehta
 
24.
Road, Movie (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young man's journey across the mythic Indian landscape becomes a life changing odyssey. (95 mins.)
Director: Dev Benegal
 
25.
The President Is Coming (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 2006, George Bush, President of The United States, visited India. In addition to the many diplomatic... (90 mins.)