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1.
Sparsh (1980)
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Anirudh Parmar is blind, but he does not let this impairment bind him down. He runs a school for the blind as a Principal... (145 mins.)
Director: Sai Paranjape
“ a classic by sai paranjape ” - sandeeppawardeepu
 
2.
Permission (1987)
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Mahendra is in love with Maya and would like to marry her. But Maya is a woman of the 20th century, who does not believe in marriage... (137 mins.)
Director: Gulzar
 
3.
Paar (1984)
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This is Goutam Ghose's speculative commentary on poverty and exploitation in rural Bihar, based on Bengali story Paathi. (141 mins.)
Director: Goutam Ghose
 
4.
Ardh Satya (1983)
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A newly appointed police rookie deals with corruption, romance, and brutality. (130 mins.)
Director: Govind Nihalani
 
5.
Bhumika (1977)
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Coming from a poor and destitute family, Urvashi is encouraged by her mother, Shanta (Sualbha Deshpande)... (142 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
6.
Kalyug (1981)
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This movie tells story of fierce and total competition of two related business families in the days... (152 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
7.
Chakra (1981)
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Amma lives in Bijapur with her husband and son, Benwa. When a man attempts to sexually molest her, he is killed by her husband... (140 mins.)
 
8.
Gol Maal (1979)
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Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes... (144 mins.)
“ hrishikesh mukherjee's best ever ” - sandeeppawardeepu
 
9.
Arth (1982)
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A film-maker who is having an extra-marital affair with an actress decides to leave his wife. Arth is the story of this women's search for her identity. (138 mins.)
Director: Mahesh Bhatt
 
10.
The Seventh Horse of the Sun (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man shares some lazy memories about his friend, Manek Mulla, who had a knack for telling stories. On this particular afternoon... (130 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
11.
Drishti (1990)
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Sandhya and Nikhil have been married for 8 years and live a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay, along with a daughter... (171 mins.)
Director: Govind Nihalani
 
12.
Satyakam (1969)
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The tale begins in the final days of the British Raj in India. A cohort of engineering students graduate a few months before Independence... (175 mins.)
“ all time classic. very much relevant ” - sandeeppawardeepu
 
13.
Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Geeta Rao has two admirers - one is Siddharth Tyabji and the other is Vikram Malhotra circa 1969 West... (120 mins.)
Director: Sudhir Mishra
 
14.
Chhoti Si Baat (1975)
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Arun (Amol Palekar) is a shy accountant in Bombay who dreams of romancing Prabha (Vidya Sinha), but... (123 mins.)
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
15.
Mirch Masala (1987)
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In colonial India, subedars (tax collectors) went from village to village with soldiers, often demanding more than taxes... (128 mins.)
Director: Ketan Mehta
 
16.
Katha (1983)
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Rajaram P. Joshi (Naseeruddin Shah) is a middle-class Clerk living in a chawl in Bombay. He is secretly in love with his neighbor... (141 mins.)
Director: Sai Paranjape
 
17.
Chashme Buddoor (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two womanizing slackers, Omi and Jai (Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani respectively) attempt to woo the new girl in the neighbourhood... (145 mins.)
Director: Sai Paranjape
 
18.
Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
One dissenting juror in a murder trial tries to influence the verdict with his personal prejudices and biases
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
19.
Baton Baton Mein (1979)
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Rosie Perreira is an overly anxious widow, living with her guitar-obsessed son, Sabhi, and a lovely daughter... (112 mins.)
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
20.
Kamla Ki Maut (1989)
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Sudhakar Patel meets with young Anju and both fall in love with each other. Hoping to get married soon... (95 mins.)
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
21.
Ankur: The Seedling (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Laxmi lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in India along with her husband, Kishtaya, who is a deaf-mute... (131 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
22.
Manthan (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dr.Rao (Girih Karnad) is a Vetinary doc, who comes to this village with the aim of starting a Milk Co-operative... (134 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
23.
Mandi (1983)
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This classic film is based on a classic Urdu short story 'Aanandi' by Pakistani writer Ghulam Abbas... (167 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
24.
Dev D (2009)
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After breaking up with his childhood sweetheart, a young man finds solace in drugs. Meanwhile, a teenage girl is caught in the world of prostitution. Will they be destroyed, or will they find redemption? (144 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
“ anurag kashyap's version of devdas ” - sandeeppawardeepu
 
25.
Mammo (1994)
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13 year old Riyaz lives a poor lifestyle in Bombay, India, with his grandmother, Fayyuzi, and her sister... (130 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
26.
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
 
27.
Black Friday (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen. (143 mins.)
Director: Anurag Kashyap
 
28.
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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. (132 mins.)
Director: Kundan Shah
 
29.
Umrao Jaan (1981)
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In Faizabad, British India, Daroga Dilawar is sentenced to several years in prison after Amiran's dad testifies against him... (145 mins.)
Director: Muzaffar Ali
 
30.
Bazaar (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Najma and Salim are in love, but their's is a platonic relationship, as Salim is a deep thinker and... (120 mins.)
Director: Sagar Sarhadi
 
31.
Masoom (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A happy family goes through turbulent times because of a big mistake by one of the family members. (165 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
 
32.
Aakrosh (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A public prosecutor discovers the harsh realities about life of the scheduled tribes in India during 1980s while defending a case of a tribesman charged of murdering his wife. (144 mins.)
Director: Govind Nihalani
 
33.
Aandhi (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
J.K. is a hotel Manager in a scenic location in India. One day he gallantly comes to the rescue of a drunk daughter... (133 mins.)
Director: Gulzar
 
34.
Hu Tu Tu (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Panna is the only daughter of politician Maltidevi. Panna is very critical of her mother, when she decides to separate from her dad... (172 mins.)
Director: Gulzar
 
35.
Mausam (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A medical student, Amarnath meets and falls in love with the daughter of a herbal medicine healer, Chanda while preparing for his exams in Darjeeling... (156 mins.)
Director: Gulzar
 
36.
Kamla (1984)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Jag Mundhra
 
37.
Angoor (1982)
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Based on Shakespeare's 'A Comedy of Errors', this is a story of identical twins (2 pairs) and mistaken identities. (131 mins.)
Director: Gulzar
 
38.
Droh Kaal (1994)
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Riveting suspense thriller about a dedicated cop who leads an under-cover squad against a group of terrorists... (162 mins.)
Director: Govind Nihalani
 
39.
Bheja Fry (2007)
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Ranjit, who makes fun of idiots, gets completely annoyed when he invites a tax inspector and a singer to his house. (95 mins.)
Director: Sagar Ballary
 
40.
Mithya (2008)
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A two-bit actor faces challenges after he is asked by Police to impersonate a look-alike gangster. (110 mins.)
Director: Rajat Kapoor
 
41.
Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An old couple, Mohan Joshi (Bhisham Sahni) and his wife (Dina Pathak), sues their landlord (Amjad Khan)... (130 mins.)
 
42.
Trikal (Past, Present, Future) (1985)
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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... (137 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
43.
Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata Hai (1980)
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A man from Mumbai (then Bombay) is angry about various issues in different circumstances. (110 mins.)
 
44.
Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1990)
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After years of painstaking research at the cost of his domestic pleasure, Dr. Dipankar Roy discovers a vaccine for leprosy... (122 mins.)
Director: Tapan Sinha
 
45.
Katha (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Rajaram P. Joshi (Naseeruddin Shah) is a middle-class Clerk living in a chawl in Bombay. He is secretly in love with his neighbor... (141 mins.)
Director: Sai Paranjape
 
46.
The Chess Players (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Wazed Ali Shah is the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country... (129 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
47.
36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely... (122 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
48.
Main Azaad Hoon (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A newspaper reporter exploits an ordinary man for few rupees to pose as a man who is fighting against...
Director: Tinnu Anand
 
49.
Junoon (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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. (141 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
50.
Diksha (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Circa British Rule in India, a man vows to make his only surviving son, Narayan, alias Nani, a Brahmachari... (120 mins.)
Director: Arun Kaul