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1.
Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
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During a bus journey, a devout Hindu Brahmin woman protects a Muslim man when communal rioting breaks out. (120 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
2.
Abu, Son of Adam (2011)
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Abu and Aisumma are an aging Muslim couple. Their aspiration is to go for Hajj and they make many sacrifices to achieve this aim... (101 mins.)
Director: Salim Ahmed
 
3.
Kutty Srank: The Sailor of Hearts (2009)
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Kutty Srank is a short-tempered, lonely, but law-abiding boatman whose work leads him to travel the back waters of Kerala... (127 mins.)
Director: Shaji N. Karun
 
4.
The Endless Wait (2009)
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A story about love, wait and loneliness. (120 mins.)
 
5.
Kanchivaram (2008)
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An aging man named Vengadam (Prakash Raj) is being released from jail in 1948. He is only being escorted... (117 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
6.
Byari (2011)
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(100 mins.)
Director: K.P. Suveeran
 
7.
The Temple (2011)
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Keshya, a simple villager believes that god has arrived in his village but everyone disbelieves him. Later when the politics plays its part things take a drastic change. (135 mins.)
 
8.
Abu, Son of Adam (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Abu and Aisumma are an aging Muslim couple. Their aspiration is to go for Hajj and they make many sacrifices to achieve this aim... (101 mins.)
Director: Salim Ahmed
 
9.
Kutty Srank: The Sailor of Hearts (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Kutty Srank is a short-tempered, lonely, but law-abiding boatman whose work leads him to travel the back waters of Kerala... (127 mins.)
Director: Shaji N. Karun
 
10.
The Endless Wait (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A story about love, wait and loneliness. (120 mins.)
 
11.
Kanchivaram (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An aging man named Vengadam (Prakash Raj) is being released from jail in 1948. He is only being escorted... (117 mins.)
Director: Priyadarshan
 
12.
Pulijanmam (2006)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Priyanandanan
 
13.
Kalpurush (2005)
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A man struggles with his memories of his powerful father. (120 mins.)
 
14.
Page 3 (2005)
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'Page 3' takes a behind-the-scenes look at A-list celebrity lifestyles through the eyes of a female entertainment journalist... (139 mins.)
 
15.
Shwaas (2004)
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This story is about how an old man tried to show his grandson the preciousness and beauty of life in a no win situation such as cancer. It is about keeping a positive attitude towards life. (107 mins.)
Director: Sandeep Sawant
 
16.
A Tale of a Naughty Girl (2002)
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Based on a short story by Bengali writer Prafulla Roy, the central idea developed by director Dasgupta... (90 mins.)
 
17.
Dweepa (2003)
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(132 mins.)
 
18.
Calmness (2001)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Jayaraaj
 
19.
Pilgrimage (1999)
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A depressed Kathakali artist falls in love with a member of an aristocratic family. (119 mins.)
Director: Shaji N. Karun
 
20.
Conflict (2000)
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India's caste system depicted in film within a film (126 mins.)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
21.
Thai Saheba (1997)
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22.
Red Door (1997)
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Dr. Nabin Datta is a prominent dentist in Calcutta, 47, disengaged, with little affect, and fearful that his hands and feet are turning to metal... (97 mins.)
 
23.
Kathapurushan (1996)
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(107 mins.)
 
24.
Unishe April (1994)
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Potrays a sentimental mother daughter relation. How a female dancer sets her priority and became famous but loses her relationship with her daughter on the way . (138 mins.)
 
25.
Charachar (1994)
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Lakha comes from a family of bird catchers, but questions the value of catching birds. He, and the older Bhushan... (97 mins.)
 
26.
Bhagvad Gita: Song of the Lord (1993)
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(140 mins.)
Director: G.V. Iyer
 
27.
The Stranger (1991)
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A well-off family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long-lost uncle... (120 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
28.
Marupakkam (1990)
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The film is inspired by a novel "Uchi Veyyil" written by Indra Parthasarathy. The film revolves around Ambi... (80 mins.)
 
29.
Bagh Bahadur (1989)
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Bagh Bahadur is a 1989 Bengali drama film directed and written by Buddhadev Dasgupta. The film is about... (91 mins.)
 
30.
Piravi (1988)
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Raghu, the only son of Raghava Chakyar was born late for him. So he poured his entire love and affection on him... (110 mins.)
Director: Shaji N. Karun
 
31.
Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai (1987)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Jahnu Barua
 
32.
Tabarana Kathe (1986)
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(179 mins.)
 
33.
Chidambaram (1985)
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Muniyandi(Sreenivasan), a laborer in the farm, believes and respects Shivakami (Smita Patil). Muniyandi... (103 mins.)
 
34.
Damul (1985)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Prakash Jha
 
35.
Adi Shankaracharya (1983)
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The first and only Indian movie to be made in Sanskrit. The movie follows the life and times of Sankara... (130 mins.)
Director: G.V. Iyer
 
36.
Chokh (1983)
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(98 mins.)
 
37.
Dakhal (1982)
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(72 mins.)
Director: Goutam Ghose
 
38.
In Search of Famine (1981)
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A film crew comes to a village to make a film about a famine, which killed five million Bengalees in 1943. (115 mins.)
Director: Mrinal Sen
 
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The Ritual (1977)
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A young Brahmin Vedic school student, who is from an aristocratic family, befriends his school master's daughter who is a pregnant widow... (144 mins.)
 
41.
Mrigayaa (1977)
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(119 mins.)
Director: Mrinal Sen
 
42.
Chomana Dudi (1975)
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Choma is an untouchable bonded laborer in a village who is working along with his family for a landlord, as he belongs to a backward class.[2] Due to his social status, he is not allowed to till his own land, something that he desires. (141 mins.)
Director: B.V. Karanth
 
43.
Chorus (1975)
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It begins like a fairy tale. It starts with a ritual. A bard appears on the screen and sings.Glory be... (124 mins.)
Director: Mrinal Sen
 
44.
Nirmalyam (1973)
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(134 mins.)
 
45.
Swayamvaram (1973)
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(131 mins.)
 
46.
Company Limited (1971)
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Chatterji is an ambitious and self-made young man who becomes the director of the company he works for. (110 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
47.
Samskara (1970)
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Naranappa, a man born in the community of Madhwa (A community of Brahmins from Karnataka) is dead in the Agrahara of the village Durvasapura... (113 mins.)
 
48.
Bhuvan Shome (1969)
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Bhuvan Shome is a lonely widower, a proud old man and a strict disciplinarian. Looking back on the trodden path... (96 mins.)
Director: Mrinal Sen
 
49.
The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha (1969)
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Goopy wants to sing, and Bagha wants to play the dhol. They meet accidentally and are helped by King of Ghosts... (132 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
50.
Hatey Bazarey (1967)
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(133 mins.)
Director: Tapan Sinha
 
51.
Teesri Kasam (1966)
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A naive bullock-cart driver falls for a traveling courtesan. (159 mins.)
 
52.
Chemmeen (1967)
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"Chemmeen", renowned Malayalam novel by Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai has been translated into more than thirty languages... (140 mins.)
Director: Ramu Kariat
 
53.
Charulata (1964)
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The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature. (117 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
54.
Shehar Aur Sapna (1963)
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(120 mins.)
 
55.
Dada Thakur (1962)
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(153 mins.)
 
56.
Bhagini Nivedita (1962)
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(156 mins.)
Director: Bijoy Bose
 
57.
Anuradha (1960)
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A lonely housewife, who gave up her promising singing career to marry an idealistic village-doctor, begins to regret her decision. (141 mins.)
 
58.
The World of Apu (1959)
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This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy, follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer as he lives through poverty, and the unforeseen turn of events. (105 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
59.
The Holy Island (1959)
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(90 mins.)
 
60.
Do Ankhen Barah Haath (1957)
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Progressive, reform-minded young warden gets permission to take six surly murderers from prison to dilapidated country farm, to rehabilitate it and themselves through hard work and kindly guidance. (143 mins.)
Director: V. Shantaram
 
61.
Kabuliwala (1957)
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Rahmat a middle-aged fruit seller from Afghanistan, comes to Calcutta to hawk his merchandise and befriends a small Bengali girl called Mini. (116 mins.)
Director: Tapan Sinha
 
62.
Pather Panchali (1955)
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Impoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work. (125 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
63.
Mirza Ghalib (1954)
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This movie depicts the life of once wealthy poet and nobleman Mirza Ghalib. This story portrays his trials... (145 mins.)
Director: Sohrab Modi
 
64.
Shyamchi Aai (1953)
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(152 mins.)
 
65.
The Zoo (1967)
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A detective is hired by a rich man as he suspects someone might kill him..But when he suicides,the case just begins.. (125 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
66.
The Adversary (1970)
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A young college graduate is struggling to find a job. He lives in a flat with his younger, employed sister, revolutionary brother and widowed mother. The strain of the situation ultimately causes him to hallucinate. (110 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
67.
Vamsha Vriksha (1971)
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(166 mins.)
 
68.
Duvidha (1973)
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Film is Based on Duvidha by Vijayadan Detha, it's about merchant's son, whose relationship with his young bride, Lachhi is thwarted by his work and a ghost who falls in love with her, resulting in the ghost soon impersonating the husband. (82 mins.)
Director: Mani Kaul
 
69.
The Golden Fortress (1974)
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A young boy becomes a target for crooks, after he claims to remember his past life and mentions precious jewels in a golden fortress. (120 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
70.
The Middleman (1976)
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A bright and idealistic young man steels himself for the dog-eat-dog business world, only to flounder in a job market packed with thousands of other hopefuls. (131 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
71.
Pallavi (1976)
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(128 mins.)
Director: P. Lankesh
 
72.
Kanchana Sita (1977)
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(90 mins.)
 
73.
The Circus Tent (1978)
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(129 mins.)
 
74.
And Quiet Rolls the Dawn (1979)
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The daughter of an economically middle-class family fails to return home one night. (95 mins.)
Director: Mrinal Sen
 
75.
36 Chowringhee Lane (1981)
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After the marriage of her niece, Rosemary, Anglo-Indian school-teacher Violet Stoneham lives a lonely... (122 mins.)
Director: Aparna Sen
 
76.
Khandhar (1984)
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Subhash is a photographer from the city, who has come to take pictures of some old temples and ruins in a village... (106 mins.)
Director: Mrinal Sen
 
77.
Mukhamukham (1986)
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(107 mins.)
 
78.
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
 
79.
Orikkal Oridathu (1985)
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Director: Jeassy
 
80.
Anantaram (1987)
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The film develops through a commentary by Ajayan (Ashokan) about himself in the first person. Later... (125 mins.)
 
81.
Mathilukal (1990)
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(120 mins.)
 
82.
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
 
83.
Padma Nadir Majhi (1993)
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Hossain, a Bengali Muslim wants to establish a little Utopia on an island in the Padma delta. He doesn't care if the people who populate it are Hindu or Muslim. (126 mins.)
Director: Goutam Ghose
 
84.
Ponthan Mada (1994)
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Set in 1940s, the film is about the irrational bonding of the low-caste Ponthan Mada with his colonial landlord Sheema Thampuran, who was expelled to British India from England during his youth for supporting the Irish Republican Army. Crossing the class boundaries, the two communicate through Thampuran's window, with Mada hanging from a palm tree. (119 mins.)
Director: T.V. Chandran
 
85.
Hkhagoroloi Bohu Door (1995)
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Powal is a boatman in Nemuguri village that is situated on the bank of the river Dihing. Since there is no bridge at that point of the river... (106 mins.)
Director: Jahnu Barua
 
86.
The Morning Breeze (1995)
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The delicate relationship between a 15-year-old girl and her grandfather is used to describe how the... (89 mins.)
 
87.
Kadhal Kottai (1996)
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Kamali (Devayani) lives with her sister and brother-in-law in Ooty and is searching for a job. While in Madras...
Director: Ahathian
 
88.
Kaliyattam (1997)
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Depiction of shakesperian novel 'othello' in another background,where Suresh gopi plays the role of kannan(othello) (130 mins.)
 
89.
The Wrestlers (2000)
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(99 mins.)
 
90.
The Festival (2000)
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Two middle-aged daughters of Bhagabati come together with their families in their old house to celebrate Durga Puja.
Director: Rituparno Ghosh
 
91.
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
 
92.
In the Forest... Again (2003)
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(123 mins.)
Director: Goutam Ghose
 
93.
Chased by Dreams (2004)
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(89 mins.)
 
94.
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
 
95.
Traffic Signal (2007)
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Silsila is the "manager" of one traffic signal, that is he collects the "hafta" (protection tax) from each signal squatter plying his trade... (130 mins.)
 
96.
Naalu Pennungal (2007)
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A drama centered around four women at Kuttanad in Kerala's Alappuzha district. (105 mins.)
 
97.
Naan Kadavul (2009)
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Rudran (Arya) in Kasi. Fourteen years later, repenting his act he goes with his daughter in search of him... (165 mins.)
Director: Bala
 
98.
Abohomaan (2009)
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Abohomaan tells the story of Aniket, one of the finest filmmakers of Bengal in eastern India and the loves of his life... (122 mins.)
Director: Rituparno Ghosh
 
99.
Aadukalam (2011)
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In a village in South India, rearing roosters, maintaining them and using them for fights are a way of life and a matter of honor and lifeline to many people. (160 mins.)
Director: Vetri Maaran
 
100.
Alms for a Blind Horse (2011)
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A day in the life of a family in a village in Punjab as they deal with social and labor trials and inequities, leading to a night of a lunar eclipse. (112 mins.)
Director: Gurvinder Singh