Highest Rated Titles With Fatma Begum


1. Veer Abhimanyu (1922)

Drama

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This mythological tale derives its plot from the Mahabharata tale about Abhimanyu who learns of the Chakravyuha or battle formation of the Kauravas while in the womb of his mother, Subhadra... See full summary »

Director: Manilal Joshi | Stars: Sultana, Fatma Begum, Madanrai Vakil, Manilal Joshi

2. Kala Naag (1924)

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This film claimed realist intent, mainly for its thinly veiled allusions to a major scandal in Bombay known as the Champsi-Haridas murder case. Vihari, the son of a rich mill owner, falls ... See full summary »

Director: Kanjibhai Rathod | Stars: Homi Master, Ibrahim, Moti, Tara

3. Prithvi Vallabh (1924)

121 min | Drama

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Seminal silent historical film, the story features King Munja, ruler of Aranti, famed warrior and patron of the arts. Munja (Sandow) falls into the hands of his arch enemy Tailap, who ... See full summary »

Director: Manilal Joshi | Stars: Wagle Sandow, Fatma Begum, Zubeida, Sultana

4. Gul-e-Bakavali (1924)

Fantasy

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One of the most successful silent films tells the folk-fantasy legend of the fairy Bakavali (Zubeida), her deivi pushp (or divine flower) Gul known for its healing powers, and the Eastern ... See full summary »

Director: Kanjibhai Rathod | Stars: Zubeida, Fatma Begum, Sultana, Khalil

5. Bulbule Paristan (1926)

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Probably the first Indian film directed by a woman. It was a big-budget fantasy abounding with special effects set in a Parastan or fairyland.

Director: Fatma Begum | Stars: Zubeida, Sultana, Putli, Madame Tosca

6. Goddess of Luck (1929)

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7. Shakuntala (1929)

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8. Sati Sardarba (1924)

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Mulraj (Mohanlala), an alcoholic and gambler, wagers his sister Sardarba (Zubeida) to a bunch of crooks and loses her. The rest of the film focuses on Sardarba's tormented life and how she ... See full summary »

Director: Nanubhai B. Desai | Stars: Zubeida, Sultana, Mohanlala, Fatma Begum

9. Chandravali (1928)

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10. Goddess of Love (1927)

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11. Heer Ranjha (1928)

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Director: Fatma Begum | Star: Zubeida

12. Mumbai Ni Mohini (1925)

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Millionarie Ratanlal (Mohanlala) is an old man without an heir. He marries the rich, Western-educated Mohini. He has two managers, the sincere and faithful Dhairyadhar and the Anglicised ... See full summary »

Director: Nanubhai B. Desai | Stars: Fatma Begum, Mohanlala

13. Kanakatara (1929)

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14. Milan Dinar (1929)

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