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National Film Development Corporation of India

Overview
Works: 170 works in 277 publications in 4 languages and 5,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Biography  Epic films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about National Film Development Corporation of India
 
Most widely held works by National Film Development Corporation of India
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 934 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 201 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-bāire ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Bengali and held by 199 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
The lunchbox by Ritesh Batra( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a note in the next day's lunchbox. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the communication soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeopardize both their lives
Ganashatru by Satyajit Ray( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in Bengali and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Satyajit Ray's absorbing contemporary adaptation of a play by Henrik Ibsen, a good-hearted doctor discovers that the serious illness befalling the citizens of his small Bengali town may be due to a contamination of the holy water at the local temple
Āgantūka ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in Bengali and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enigmatic but friendly long-lost family member visits after many years and shakes up a middle-class household with stories of his travels, in Ray's moving swan song
That girl in yellow boots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 94 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 by Satyajit Ray( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Bengali and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Soumitra Chatterjee plays a doctor whose insistence that the holy water of the local temple is the cause of an epidemic among the local populace sparks a catalogue of events that lead to him being declared a public enemy."--Container
Train to Pakistan by Pamela Rooks( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the political struggles of 1947, a town on the Punjab between India and Pakistan witnesses and becomes embroiled in the escalating violence between Sikhs and Muslims
Indian cinema : a visual voyage ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Late Ray ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in Bengali and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stranger. Based on the filmmaker's own story, The Stranger involves a bourgeois couple who are taken off guard when a man claiming to be the wife's long-lost uncle sends word that he will be coming to stay with them after years of travel
The making of the Mahatma ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Hindi and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of barrister Gandhi's twenty-one year struggle (1893-1914) in South Africa which made him the Mahatma
Mammo by Shyam Benegal( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 56 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
Satyajit Ray's Agantuk the stranger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Bengali and held by 47 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
Ādi Śaṅkarācārya Adi Shankaracharya ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in Sanskrit and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Shankaracharya, a great thinker and the founder of the Advaita philosophy
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
The home and the world ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Bengali and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman falls in love with her husband's boyhood friend and his political ideals
Miss Lovely ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Hindi and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plot explores the intense and mutually destructive relationship between younger sibling Sonu Duggal and his elder brother, Vicky. Sonu finds himself drawn to a mysterious young woman named Pinky (Niharika Singh) eventually leading to his downfall
Jaane bhi do yaaro ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vinod and Sudhir are two professional photographers trying to start a photo studio but things begins to go wrong from the day it is launched. The guests invited to their inaugral function somehow end up making a beeline for their competitor next door who resorts to a small trick or two. Shobha, pushy editor of a scandal sheet called Khabardar, ropes the two in for collecting photographic evidence against the city's highly successful and manipulative builder, Tarneja. The builder owes much of his success to municipal commissioner D'Mello who is rather wildly, merrily corrupt. The photographer duo, civic minded, are happy not only at getting an assignment but also at having a worthy cause to fight for. They pursue their quarry with a frenzy and the results are tumultous, hilarious and enlightening
 
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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
Hindi (28)
English (28)
Bengali (21)
Sanskrit (3)
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