Most widely held works by Govind Nihalani
Dev ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In a time when innocent lives become fodder for political expediency, the friendship of Dev and Tej is severly tested.
Hazaar chaurasi ki maa ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Hindi and English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
The death of her son sets a middle aged, traditional, submissive woman on a path of self discovery. She begins to recognize her own alienation from the bourgeois society that her son had rebelled against.
Ardh satya ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Hindi and English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Anant Welankar, young, artistically inclined, is forced into a career with the police by his domineering policeman father. Cheated out of his chance to earn a medal for the capture of a dangerous dacoit, Welankar takes to drink. Forced to approach an underworld don for help to save his career, Welankar makes his choice. He would rather face the law for his crime than lose his soul for a career.
Govind Nihalani ( Book )
9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Comprises interviews with and articles on the work of Govind Nihalani, Indian film maker.
Aakrosh ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Expressionist-fiction based on a true political crime in a small town near Bombay. Man wrongly accused of murdering his wife stays silent; investigation reveals that his wife was killed by a group of businessmen and politicians who had raped her, and that local police are aiding the cover-up. Atmosphere enhanced by close-ups, dramatic lighting, rapid-paced action.
Pārṭī Pārṭī = Party ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A biting social satire of the socialite world of Bombay.
Thakshak ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This is a story about an individual caught in the eternal moral conflict, a choice between personal relationship and social responsibiliy.
Kal yug Kala yuga = Kalyug ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Portrays the conflicts within an industrial dynasty in India, with events taking a tragic turn. Includes elements of the Mahabharata set in modern-day society.
Ardh satya Ardha Satya ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A hard-working police inspector faces the challenges of a new relationship while investigating arson, corruption and other urban problems.
Droh kaal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Story of a police officer who is a part of an under cover police operation to infiltrate the dreaded Bhadra terrorist group and series of violent incidents.
Aakrosh A curse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Drama based on an actual incident in Bhiwandi, a small town outside Bombay, in which a young lawyer in his first case defends a tribal man accused of murdering his wife. The man's wife has been raped and murdered by some of the towns "respectable citizens" and he, out of fear, remains mute, so the lawyer has to piece together the facts surrounding the crime.
Drishti = vision ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The story of a couple whose marriage is broken up by affairs and trying to figure out where the perceptions of honesty and morality tie into their relationship.
Bhisham Sahni ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A presentation on the life and works of the Hindi author, Bhisham Sahni, b. 1915, including interviews with the writer and commentary by East Indian authors, critics and filmmakers. Includes clips from films based on his writings.
Gandhi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Encyclopaedia of Hindi cinema ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Dev he chose to walk the razor's edge ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Tamas Darkness ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Conflict between Hindus and Muslims before the 1947 partition of India.
Bhumikā by Shyam Benegal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Vijeta ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A pilot in Panjab struggles with deep psychological problems resulting from his experiences in the war with Pakistan.
Drishti ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Sandhya and Nikhil have been married for 8 years and live a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay, along with a daughter, Rashmi. On their 8th anniversary, they invite several friends, chief amongst them Prabha and her husband, Ramesh; Revati, Gita, and an unexpected guest, a nephew of one their friend's, Rahul. Prabha gets very intoxicated during this get-together, and confides with Sandhya about her rocky marriage, etc."--imdb.
Authors, Hindi Biographical films Biography Crime Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Encyclopedias False arrest Families Family-owned business enterprises Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Friendship Gandhi,--Mahatma,--1869-1948 Historical films History India India--Calcutta Interpersonal conflict Interviews Love Mahābhārata Manners and customs Mothers and sons Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Motion picture music Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Murder--Investigation Musical films Nationalists Naxalite movement Nihalani, Govind Organized crime Police Police corruption Police films Political corruption Popular music Sahni, Bhisham,--1915-2003 Songs, Hindi Statesmen Terrorists Tribes--Social conditions Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women
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Nihalani, Shri. Govind 1940-