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Kapoor, Anil 1959-

Works: 208 works in 523 publications in 4 languages and 9,199 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Film sequels  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anil Kapoor
Slumdog millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love
Mission: Impossible( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates 'Ghost Protocol'. Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency's name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters further, Ethan is forced to embark on his mission with a team of fellow IMF fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know
24( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hang on for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as Jack Bauer unveils darker secrets, faces deadlier conspiracies, and is thrust into more extreme action than ever before! As Day Eight unfolds, Bauer races against the clock to prevent the assassination of a Middle Eastern leader on a vital peace-making mission. Meanwhile, a deadly terrorist threat against New York City intensifies and builds toward an explosive climax
Salaam-e-ishq by Nikhil Advani( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six couples from six different parts of the world are brought together by love
Race( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two brothers, Ranvir Singh (Saif Ali Khan) and Rajeev Singh (Akshaye Khanna), who live on the edge of life. Their business is horse racing and their beat the fast track. Winning is their birthright and danger their sport. Set agains the high flying social fabric of modern South Africa, Race is about betrayal and greed, intrigue and revenge. Even love comes laced with a motive. The stakes are too high. Double them and you have the perfect grounds for a perfect murder. What was the game? Who held the ropes? The glamourous model Sonia (Bipasha Basu), whom Ranvir loved or the beautiful secretary Sofia (Katrina Kaif), who loved Ranvir. The sudden appearance of Inspector Robert D'Costa (Anil Kapoor) and his dumb and sexy assistant, Mini (Sameera Reddy), deepens the plot into a gripping tale of drama at its best. With the brothers pitched against each other who will win? The one who plays to win or the one who plays to defeat?
1942, a love story 1942, eka lava stori( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the historical backdrop of the "Quit India Movement" during India's struggle for independence, this romantic story portrays the martyrdom of freedom fighters and the sacrifices that common folk as well as the elite were willing to make in the national cause. The turbulence of August 1942 was remarkable for the violence meted out by the British to curb the momentum the independence movement had gained
Race 2( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the lush locales of exotic Turkey, with a backdrop of gambling and Casino's. Ranvir treads through the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey as he looks to avenge the death of his lover and partner in crime. The plot moves with reckless speed from one exotic locale to another at a breakneck speed full of unexpected twists and turns
Welcome( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uday Shetty, Majnu and their boss, Sikander, three Hong Kong-based serio-comic mobsters, are keen to get their sister Sanjana married into a respectable family. Uday, upon a chance meeting with a handsome bachelor, Rajiv, is convinced that the latter would be an appropriate match for Sanjana. However, Rajiv's uncle, Dr. Ghunghroo does not approve of his nephew's association with a dubious family
Tashan Ṭaśana = Ṭashan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young executive is caught up in a world of lies and deception, when he is asked by a beautiful young woman to teach her boss English
Armaan Love--Ambition--sacrifice--( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Hindi and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Siddharth Sinha is a senior doctor raising funds to fulfil his dream of having a state-of-the-art hospital. Dr Sinha's son, Akash, stands by his father helping him raise funds. With the sudden death of Dr. Sinha, his son is faced with a dilemma caused mainly by two ladies, Neha & Sonia, and the fact that his father's dream has not yet been fulfilled
Taal [the beat of passion] by Subhash Ghai( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Manasi (Aishwarya Rai), a girl from rural Chamba and the daughter of a folk singer (Alok Nath). She comes across two men in her life with contrasting beliefs. Manav Mehta (Akshaye Khanna) is the first and the scion of wealthy family, who visits Chamba for the first time. He falls in love with Manasi and promises to return and marry her. When he does not come back as promised, Manasi and her father go to Bombay only to insulted by the boy's family. At this juncture she meets Vikrant Kapoor (Anil Kapoor), the second man in her life who comes across as a pragmatic individual pursuing the practical. Vikrant owns an entertainment company and he grooms Manasi into an international singing star. He too falls in love with her and wants to marry her. Mansi agrees, but a climactic twist leaves the audience introspecting about life's subtle yet profound inner conflicts"--Distributor's website
Aisha( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about Aisha who thinks everyone's business is her business and Arjun who thinks Aisha should mind her own business
Lajja Lajjā( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a woman's journey through a difficult life, and how she rebels against it. Film focuses on the atrocities experienced by women in India. Vaidehi, who lives in New York is unable to tolerate her unfaithful husband any longer and flees to India. She meets Maithili, a runaway bride, Janki, an actress and an unwed mother, and Ramdulaari, a feminist whose goal is to change women's role in society, but who gets publicly gang raped when her son breaks the societal norm when he falls in love with the daughter of the village strongman
Black & white --in search of harmony( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Rajan Mathur, resides in Delhi with his activist wife Roma. He comes across a young boy Numair Qazi who introduces himself as a victim of communal riots in Gujarat. Feeling pity, Rajan offers him shelter in his house and soon becomes close to him. Little does Rajan know that Numair is actually a suicide bomber commissioned by a Muslim fundamentalist group to blow up the Red Fort in Delhi on 15th August during the Independence Day celebrations
Lamhe( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, during a trip to India, falls in love with an older woman. She however, marries another man. He returns to London still dreaming about her, and receives a telephone call about her accident. Upon his return to India, she asks him to take care of her daughter, Pooja. Years go by, and one day he meets Pooja and is struck by her close resemblance to her mother, and falls in love with her
Taal Tāla( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world
No entry( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy film focuses on three men: "Kishan 'the married man, ' Sunny 'the bachelor, ' and Prem 'the married bachelor.' ... Faithful Kishan has a very suspicious wife, while playboy Prem has a trusting wife. Trouble brews when Prem decides to make Kishan taste the forbidden fruit that he loves so much ... in the form of the sultry siren Bobby, who walks through the "no entry" board right into the lives of them all."--Container
My wife's murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of an over-stressed professional trapped in a bad marriage. He is on the run, with his two children, being hunted by a sadistic cop
Shootout at Wadala( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conscientious college student is wrongly accused of murder. Post his jail break, he attempts to take over the Mumbai mafia. Does he succeed? Or does he succumb to the law?
Short kut the con is on( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a heart-warming, young slice-of-life comedy about the traials and tribulations of two con artists, a struggling director and actor and the zany situations they face in the pursuit of their tinsel-town dreams."--Container
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Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor 1959-

Hindi (93)

English (46)

German (2)

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