Search results for "Nandita Das"

Firaaq (2009) RT Audience 80%

Firaaq is an Urdu word that means both separation and quest. The film is a work of fiction, based on a thousand stories. The story is set over a 24-hour period, one month ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nandita Das
CAST:  Naseeruddin Shah  •  Paresh Rawal

Manto (2018)

A story of a 20th-century writer "Manto", who grew-up in the showbiz industry of Bombay (now Mumbai) and Lahore. It focuses the last seven years of writers life during which ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Nandita Das
CAST:  Nawazuddin Siddiqui  •  Rasika Dugal  •  Tahir Raj Bhasin  •  Feryna Wazheir

The Reflection (2001)

On the trail of an underworld contract killer, a dedicated police officer is thrust into a battle between good vs evil.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
CAST:  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Manoj Bajpai  •  Raveena Tandon  •  Nandita Das

Earth (1998) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Apr 2003

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Nandita Das  •  Maia Sethna  •  Kitu Gidwani

Fire (1996) RT 87% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Jaaved Jaaferi  •  Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)

A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Mani Ratnam
CAST:  Madhavan  •  Simran Bagga  •  P. S. Keerthana  •  Nandita Das

Provoked (2007) RT 29% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jag Mundhra
CAST:  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Naveen Andrews  •  Nandita Das

Kamli (2006)

Kamli was actually inspired by a K.N.T. Sastry's award winning documentary harvesting babies. K.N.T. Sastry wanted to make a feature film based on the documentary about the ...  (more)

CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Tanikella Bharani  •  Shafi  •  L. B. Sriram

Neerparavai (2012)

A skeleton is found at the home of Esther (Nandita Das), whose fisherman husband Arulappasamy (Vishnu) has been missing for the past 25 years. Esther confesses that it was she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seenu Ramasamy
CAST:  Vishnu  •  Sunaina  •  Nandita Das  •  P. Samuthirakani

Pitaah (2002) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A small town in rural India gets to witness a confrontation between two fathers - one a rich, powerful, influential, and cruel Zamindar Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh - who wants ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mahesh Manjrekar
CAST:  Sanjay Dutt  •  Nandita Das  •  Sachin Khedekar  •  Tanvi Hegde

Sandstorm (2000)

Shoba T. Mathur works for the Central Government in India and her job is to create awareness against child-marriage and other social evils that prevail due to general ...  (more)

CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Raghuvir Yadav  •  Deepti Naval  •  Rahul Khanna

I Am (2011)

I Am is a 2011 Indian anthology film by Onir. It consists of four short films: "Omar", "Afia", "Abhimanyu", and "Megha". Each film shares the common theme of fear and each is ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
CAST:  Rahul Bose  •  Nandita Das  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Sanjay Suri

Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa (1998)

Dibyanath Chatterji, his bank-employed wife, Sujata, and only child, a son, Brati, live a middle-class existence in Calcutta, West Bengal, India, circa early 1970s. Sujata is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Govind Nihalani
CAST:  Jaya Bhaduri  •  Anupam Kher  •  Joy Sengupta  •  Nandita Das

Ramchand Pakistani (2008) RT Audience 76%

Based on a actual events, the story is about a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father who accidentally cross the border into India from their village in Pakistan at a time of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mehreen Jabbar
CAST:  Nandita Das  •  Rashid Farooqi  •  Syed Fazal Hussain  •  Hassan Niazi

Before the Rains (2007) RT 49% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2008

Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Santosh Sivan
CAST:  Linus Roache  •  Jennifer Ehle  •  Nandita Das  •  Rahul Bose

Shubho Mahurat (2003)

Shubho Mahurat (2003) is an award-winning Indian Bengali feature film directed by Rituparno Ghosh. An actress mysteriously dies after the "Shubho Mahurat," a celebration of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Rituparno Ghosh
CAST:  Sharmila Tagore  •  Rakhee Gulzar  •  Nandita Das

Naalu Pennungal (2007)

A drama centered around four women at Kuttanad in Kerala's Alappuzha district.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adoor Gopalakrishnan
CAST:  Geethu Mohandas  •  Nandita Das  •  Padmapriya Janakiraman  •  Manju Pillai

Hari-Bhari: Fertility (2000)

Family Planning issues in a Muslim Hyderabadi family struggling between new and old values  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shyam Benegal
CAST:  Rajit Kapoor  •  Rajeshwari Sachdev  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Nandita Das