WorldCat Identities

Patel, Jabbar

Overview
Works: 21 works in 26 publications in 3 languages and 152 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Biographical films  Self-instruction  Dictionaries 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.437
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jabbar Patel
Jabbar Patel's The threshold = Umbartha : screenplay by Vijay Tendulkar by Shampa Banerjee( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Hindi and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar: a visionary and giant man, whose vision brought to centre stage the struggle for social freedom, the struggle for justice and equality at a time when India was fighting the might of the British Empire for political freedom. Dr. Ambedkar late rose to be the author of Indian Constitution that abolished the discriminatory practices. The film is about the period turmoil, of toil and tears and the struggle that led to a change in the lives of people born in bondage and kept that way for thousands of years and the breaking of those shackles. But before all that was achieved, he had to confront the Hindu society, the British Empire and even the Mahatma"--Container
Subah( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sulabha decides to take charge of a women's rehabilitation center in a small Indian town. There she has to contend with the gross corruption and greed which further exploits and victimises the women in her care. The governors of the institution eventually make life so difficult for her that she has to resign. When she returns home, her husband informs her that he has taken a mistress. Sulabha leaves her home determined to make a life for herself. A national award winner for best film of the year
Ek hota vidushak there was a clown once--( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Marathi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aburao, a Songadya (clown) in the world of Tamasha (a folk theatre form), is known for his satirical humour. His humour comes from the humiliation he suffered as an illegitimate child of a tamasha artiste and exposed to the cruel world of deceit, poverty and power play. Bewitched by the beautiful actress Menaka, Aburao leaves the tamasha world, using the opportunity to enter the world of cinema. In the process, he betrays his beloved Subhadra who is pregnant by him. Gunwant, Aburao's schoolmate, and now the Chief Minister, with his political shrewdness, realizes that he can use the popularity of his actor-clown friend to his advantage. Initially unwilling, Aburao soon finds himself a willing accomplice in the power game, until he is confronted by his mentor and is reminded of his roots and the genesis of his rise to stardom"--Container
Haṃsa akelā( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical documentary on the life and works of Kumāra Gandharva, b. 1924, exponent of Hindustani music
Learn Gujarati in a Month : easy method of learning Gujarati through English without a teacher by Ishwar Datt( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umbartha( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Marathi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The superintendent of a women's prison finds the courage to leave her husband after he casually admits to having had adulterous affairs
Subah( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel "Beghar", this movie is about the women's rehabilitation center in a small Indian town. A national award winner for best film of the year
Sĩhāsana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Marathi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the movies is against the backdrop of a political struggle for chief ministership. The story is views of a journalist who witnesses the now cliché nexus between politicians and criminals
Sinhasan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Marathi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place against the backdrop of a political struggle for chief ministership, as witnessed by a journalist
English-Gujarati dictionary by Jabbar Patel( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umbaraṭhā( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Marathi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the underlying dependence of a woman on man in marriage, and how men tend to take undue advantage of it. But even so, there comes a time for every woman to make a decision, and act accordingly
Jait re jait( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Marathi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the struggle of a tribal woman dealing with divorce and the traditions of her clan
Ek hota vidushak by Jabbar Patel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Marathi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Indian theater( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mukta free bird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Marathi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mukta is the grand daughter of Abasaheb Kanase Patil, a veteran of Maharashtra's co-operative movement. She returns to her ancestral home in a district town of Maharashtra after spending her entire life in the United States. But Mukta always felt alienated in the US and has longed to return to India. A post-graduate scholarship to study sociology makes this possible. At the university, she meets Milind Wagh, a fearless student leader and poet, towards whom she is drawn, much to the chagrin of her Indian family.When things seem to be on the brink, news arrives that her American friend Julian is expected. But Julian turns out to be a black American
Samna [The confrontation]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Marathi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dramatizes the conflict of wills between a small-town political racketeer and a morally upright schoolteacher. The sugar co-operatives of Maharashtra form the background for the film's action
Ek hota vidushak (once-- there was a clown)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Marathi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Aburao, a Songadya (clown) in the world of Tamasha (a folk theatre form), is known for his satirical humour. His humour comes from the humiliation he suffered as an illegitimate child of a tamasha artiste and exposed to the cruel world of deceit, poverty and power play. Bewitched by the beautiful actress Menaka, Aburao leaves the tamasha world, using the opportunity to enter the world of cinema. In the process, he betrays his beloved Subhadra who is pregnant by him. Gunwant, Aburao's schoolmate, and now the Chief Minister, with his political shrewdness, realizes that he can use the popularity of his actor-clown friend to his advantage. Initially unwilling, Aburao soon finds himself a willing accomplice in the power game, until he is confronted by his mentor and is reminded of his roots and the genesis of his rise to stardom"
Satya Chitra Subah( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sulabha decides to take charge of a women's rehabilitation center in a small Indian town. There she has to contend with the gross corruption and greed which further exploits and victimises the women in her care. The governors of the institution eventually make life so difficult for her that she has to resign. When she returns home, her husband informs her that he has taken a mistress. Sulabha leaves her home determined to make a life for herself
Musafir( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Hindi and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jabbar Patel

Jabbāra Paṭela

Paṭela, Jabbāra

Languages
Marathi (10)

English (8)

Hindi (7)