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National Film Development Corporation of India

Overview
Works: 154 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 4,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Periodicals  Biographical films  Biography  Epic films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by National Film Development Corporation of India
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Hindi and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Mahandas K. Gandhi, stressing his philosophy of nonviolence as a technique for politic change, from his activities in Southern Africa in the Indian Congress Party (1893) through his return to India (1915), his role in the Indian National Congress Party, and his various campaigns and struggles for Indian independence. Ends with his death by assassination in 1948, just a few months after Indian independence
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Krishna came to Bombay after the circus he worked for abandoned him. Now he lives on the streets with pimps, prostitutes, drug addicts, and other homeless children. When his best friend steals the money he has saved to return home, he must also turn to a life of crime
Mirch Masala Spices ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Hindi and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores a community's reaction to an oppressed woman's plight, as she spurns the unwanted advances of a tax collector and takes refuge in a pepper factory
Ghare-baire ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Bengali and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the winter of 1907-1908 in Bengal, widespread terrorism is rampant. A beautiful and sheltered woman's love is tested when her husband invites his boyhood friend to stay at their home while organizing a boycott of British goods. Much to her husband's dismay, she not only falls in love with his friend but also joins his quest for political justice
That girl in yellow boots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruth is searching for her father, a man she hardly knew but cannot forget. Desperation drives her to work without a permit at a massage parlor. Torn between several schisms, Mumbai becomes the alien, yet strangely familiar backdrop for Ruth's quest. She struggles to find her independence and space, even as she is sucked deeper into the labyrinthine politics of the city's underbelly. It's a city that feeds on her misery, a love that eludes her, and a devastating truth that she must encounter
Ganaśatru ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Bengali and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor living Chandipur, Bengal suspects that the source of an epidemic lies in the holy waters of a temple. Unfortunately, no one believes him, including his brother who works for the city water department, the temple's builder, and a newspaper editor
The making of the Mahatma ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Hindi and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the transformation of Gandhi the man to Gandhi the Mahatm
Train to Pakistan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tensions run high near the border of British India, which is about to be partitioned with a new country called Pakistan. Sikhs living in this border town have heard numerous stories of Muslims killing, raping, and looting other Sikhs, Hindus, and Christians, and many of whom are their friends and relatives. Enraged at the loss of law and order, they plan their own attack on a trainful of Muslims leaving British India. The train is overcrowded with tens and thousands of migrating passengers, who are even perched on the windows and seated on the roof of this train. The plot is to tear the bridge down when the train is on it, and no one will dare stop these men to carry out this horrific task"--Internet movie database WWW site, viewed August 2, 2012
The home and the world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Bengali and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman falls in love with her husband's boyhood friend and his political ideals
Indian cinema : a visual voyage ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mammo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mammo is a middle-aged woman from Pakistan who goes to India to visit her sister. Her sister is aged and lives with her grandson. The film deals with the relationships that develop between the two sisters and between Mammo and the adolescent boy, while also examining the issues regarding the tension between Pakistan and India
Ādi Śaṅkarācārya Adi Shankaracharya ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in Sanskrit and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Shankaracharya, a great thinker and the founder of the Advaita philosophy
Satyajit Ray's Agantuk the stranger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Bengali and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wise and witty world traveler returns to Calcutta after 35 years to visit his niece, who had only briefly known him as a child. She accepts the stranger's story, but her suspicious husband believes the long-lost uncle is an imposter who has come to claim an inheritance
Ghare-Băire [romanized] The Home and the world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in Bengali and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the winter of 1907-1908 in Bengal, widespread terrorism is rampant. A beautiful and sheltered woman's love is tested when her husband invites his boyhood friend to stay at their home while organizing a boycott of British goods. Much to her husband's dismay, she not only falls in love with his friend but also joins his quest for political justice
Mirch masala ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Jaane bhi do yaaro ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two amateur photographers starting a studio become involved in fighting local corruption
Indian cinema ( )
in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vols. for <1984-> deal with Indian films entered in the <10th-> International Film Festival of India
Cinema in India ( )
in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anand ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Telugu and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roopa lost her family in an accident when she was a child. She and Anand, who is searching for his prospective life partner, bump into each other one day. Anand's father is the one responsible for the gruesome accidental death of Roopa's family
Hari-Bhari Fertility ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of five women of a Shaikh Muslim Landholding family: a grandmother, her daughter, her two daughter-in-laws, and a grand-daughter. Each woman faces a crisis that helps develop an awareness of female health problems and their rights over their own bodies
 
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Alternative Names
Film Development Corporation
Film Development Corporation Bombay
National Film Development Corporation (India)
NFDC
Rāshṭrīya Philma Vikāsa Nigama (India)
Languages
English (35)
Hindi (29)
Bengali (16)
Sanskrit (3)
Telugu (2)
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