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1. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 189,389 | Gross: $52.77M

2. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.3
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The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 85,808 | Gross: $2.20M

3. The Lovers (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

4.5
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19 Metascore

An epic, sweeping and riveting tale of an impossible love set across two time periods and continents.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Bipasha Basu, Tamsin Egerton, James Mackay

Votes: 2,641

4. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,211

5. Madrasapattinam (2010)

162 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.9
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A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.

Director: Vijay | Stars: Arya, Amy Jackson, Cochin Hanifa, Alexx O'Nell

Votes: 1,674

6. Bonnie Scotland (1935)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy

6.9
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Stan and Ollie mistakenly enlist in the army and find themselves posted to the Northwest Frontier in India on a dangerous mission.

Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, June Lang, William Janney

Votes: 1,479

7. North West Frontier (1959)

Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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In British India, a young prince must be taken to safey across rebel-held territory, and an old train is the only way to do it.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 1,737

8. Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968)

Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Roy Castle

Votes: 3,700

9. Kala Pani (1996)

178 min | Action, Drama

8.4
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Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses the sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Mohanlal, Amrish Puri, Prabhu, Tabu

Votes: 2,352

10. Indian (1996)

185 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Senapathy, a veteran freedom fighter, is angry. He is angry about the rampant corruption at every level of the bureaucracy. He will clean it up at any cost.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Nedumudi Venu, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar

Votes: 7,327

11. Jugnu (1973)

149 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A wealthy businessman moonlights as a philanthropist, robbin' the hood as it were.

Director: Pramod Chakravorty | Stars: Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Pran, Prem Chopra

Votes: 119

12. Kim (1950)

Approved | 113 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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During the British Raj, the orphan of a British soldier poses as a Hindu and is torn between his loyalty to a Buddhist mystic and aiding the English secret service.

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas, Robert Douglas

Votes: 1,493

13. Queenie (1987– )

233 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.

Stars: Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady

Votes: 346

14. Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.4
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Aunt Agnes vainly tries to force Emily to marry boring Cedric by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George.

Director: Gary Sinyor | Stars: David Artus, Kevin Furlong, Nicholas Selby, John Boswall

Votes: 891 | Gross: $0.07M

15. Conduct Unbecoming (1975)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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At a British Regimental party in Colonial India the widow of Captain Scarlett is assaulted in the garden and she accuses one of the newly arrived junior lieutenants of the crime.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Michael York, Richard Attenborough, Trevor Howard, Stacy Keach

Votes: 447

16. Mard (1985)

177 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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British intelligence comes over to India and loot all its wealth and carry it over to there country. Once they were being challenge by a brave king name Raja Azaad Singh, one day he happen ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

Votes: 1,122

18. Shaheed (1948)

164 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Circa 1940s India, a young freedom fighter faces opposition from his own father as well as an ambitious police officer, who is also his rival for affection of a mutual childhood sweetheart.

Director: Ramesh Saigal | Stars: Dilip Kumar, Kamini Kaushal, Chandra Mohan, Prabhu Dayal

Votes: 48

19. Subhash Chandra Bose (2005)

Action, Drama, History

3.0
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Amarchandra lives a poor lifestyle in British India along with his mom, dad, Baba Thakur, and a sister. His dad works as a guard with the British Army, which is commandeered locally by ... See full summary »

Director: K. Raghavendra Rao | Stars: Venkatesh Daggubati, Prakash Raj, Tom Alter, Genelia D'Souza

Votes: 195

20. Lehenga (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.8
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Set against the backdrop of a newly independent India, the film is about a little girl, Maya, who wants a new outfit for an upcoming dance competition. But her mother believes in only ... See full summary »

Director: Richa Srivastava | Stars: Piryanka Charan, Dipti Eknath, Priyanka Sharma, Raghav Srivastava

Votes: 8

21. Indian Summers (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

TV-14 | 75 min | Drama, History

7.5
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In 1932, Alice Whelan, fleeing a faithless husband in England and passing herself off as a widow, arrives with her baby in Simla, India - where her brother Ralph is private secretary to the... See full summary »

Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Shachin Sailesh Kumar, Alexander Cobb, Mano Maniam, Nikesh Patel

Votes: 147

22. Highlander (1992–1998)
Episode: The Wrath of Kali (1995)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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Duncan and Richie attend the opening of an exhibit featuring the Bengal Kali, a bronze statue sacred to the now-extinct Indian assassin cult of Thuggees. Immortal Kamir, last of the ... See full summary »

Director: Duane Clark | Stars: Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes, Veena Sood

Votes: 87