Search results for "Shabana Azmi"


In Custody (1994) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Ismail Merchant's feature directorial debut addresses a subject close to his heart: the expressive Urdu language of Northern India, in danger of extinction as political trends ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ismail Merchant
CAST:  Shashi Kapoor  •  Om Puri  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Neena Gupta

15 Park Avenue (2006) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2006

An exploration of the impact of schizophrenia on a young woman and her family in today's Calcutta. The narrative pivots around the relationship of two sisters, older sister ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Aparna Sen
CAST:  Shabana Azmi  •  Konkona Sen Sharma  •  Rahul Bose  •  Soumitra Chatterjee

The Seedling (1974)

DVD release: Aug 2006

The privileged son of a wealthy landlord is forced to oversee his father’s property in a rural village instead of continue with university studies. He falls in love with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Shyam Benegal
CAST:  Shabana Azmi  •  Anant Nag  •  Sadhu Meher  •  Priya Tendulkar

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

Madame Sousatzka (1988) RT 75% / Audience 63%

The relationship between a demanding piano teacher and her student, an Indian prodigy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Shirley MacLaine  •  Peggy Ashcroft  •  Twiggy  •  Shabana Azmi

Son of the Pink Panther (1993) RT 6% / Audience 18%

DVD release: Jul 2005

The eighth and last of the Pink Panther series. The illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau is on the case of the kidnapped Princess Yasmin.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Herbert Lom  •  Claudia Cardinale  •  Shabana Azmi

Umrao Jaan (2006) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Jan 2007

Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  J.P. Dutta
CAST:  Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Sunil Shetty  •  Abhishek Bachchan

Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Manmohan Desai
CAST:  Vinod Khanna  •  Rishi Kapoor  •  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Parveen Babi

Morning Raga (2004) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Morning Raga is about the meeting of worlds. It is a story that brings the modern and traditional together, unites the past with present, Carnatic music with Western music, as ...  (more)

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CAST:  Shabana Azmi

Ek Pal (1986)

Based on a short story by Maitreyi Devi, Kalpana Lajmi’s directorial debut tells a story of extramarital affair in the tea gardens of Assam. Famous Assamese singer-composer ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kalpana Lajmi
CAST:  Shabana Azmi  •  Naseeruddin Shah  •  Farooq Shaikh  •  Shreeram Lagoo




Suraag (1982)

A thriller about a missing Indian bride set in America starring Sanjeev Kumar  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jag Mundhra
CAST:  Sanjeev Kumar  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Rajesh Khanna  •  Tina Munim

Bada Din (1998)

It is Christmas Day in Calcutta and David Dawson is off to celebrate it with his sweetheart, Nandini Shom. The meeting does not go well as Nandini wants him to start working ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anjan Dutta
CAST:  Shabana Azmi  •  Marc Robinson  •  Tara Deshpande  •  Abhay Chopra

The Chess Players (1977)

It is the year 1856. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is the king of Awadh, one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British colonialists, intent on controlling this rich land, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Satyajit Ray
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Amitabh Bachchan  •  Sanjeev Kumar  •  Saeed Jaffrey

The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2013) RT 54% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Aug 2013

In New York, a Pakistani native finds that his American Dream has collapsed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Mira Nair
CAST:  Riz Ahmed  •  Kate Hudson  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Liev Schreiber

A Decent Arrangement (2014)

This is the story of an American- Indian who travels to India for an arranged marriage. After he meets an American girl traveling through India, he must decide if he should ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Saravar Banka
CAST:  Adam Laupus  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Diksha Basu  •  Lethia Nall

Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013) RT 33% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Feb 2013

Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Vishal Bhardwaj
CAST:  Anushka Sharma  •  Imran Khan  •  Pankaj Kapur  •  Shabana Azmi

Mardon Wali Baat (1988)

Dacoit Sunder Singh kills a brave police officer, Shefali's husband. To avenge his death, Shefali secretly hires two mercenaries.  (more)

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CAST:  Dharmendra  •  Sanjay Dutt  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Jayaprada

Midnight's Children (2012) RT 41% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Oct 2013

The story of a pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England, growing up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation. A ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Satya Bhabha  •  Shahana Goswami  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Rajat Kapoor

Immaculate Conception (1992)

A childless Western couple visit a fertility shrine in Karachi run by eunuchs and set off a huge culture clash.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Jamil Dehlavi
CAST:  Melissa Leo  •  James Wilby  •  Shabana Azmi  •  Zia Mohyeddin