Most widely held works about Amrish Puri
Most widely held works by Amrish Puri
Gandhi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,281 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.
Indiana Jones and the temple of doom ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones, his sidekick Short Round, and nightclub singer Willie Scott go from high-flying action above the Himalayas to a nail-biting runaway mine car chase and finally a spine-tingling escape from a fortress-like mine in India while on the trail of a sacred stone.
The adventures of Indiana Jones the complete DVD movie collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail.
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Rahul and Simran fall in love while travelling in Europe on an inter-rail holiday. Simran's father, settled in London for twenty-two years, is determined that his daughter should marry a family friend, back in their homeland of rural Punjab. All his plans undergo serious revision once the family travels to India and Rahul also shows up.
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge Dilavāle dulhaniyā le jāyeṅge ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A romantic anecdote of second-generation Indians living in Britain. After Rahul falls in love with Simran on a European holiday, he follows her family back home to the Punjab, where she has been promised to a family friend. Rahul struggles to win over the hearts of every member of Simran's family so that they will allow him to marry her instead.
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge The brave-heart will take the bride ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Raj and Simran are second generation British Asians who meet one summer riding Eurail with their friends. They fall in love, but Simran's traditional father already has arranged for her to marry the son of an old friend from India.
Taal Tāla ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world.
Gadar ek prem katha ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Geographical boundaries created by political events keep two lovers apart. Before the partition of India in 1947, a Sikh truck driver comes to know an aristocratic Muslim girl. During the religious riots that erupt soon after partition, they meet again when he saves her from a murderous mob. As she is now alone, he promises to take her to Pakistan; on the way they fall in love, and she decides to stay with him in India. They marry, have a son, and then she discovers that her family was not killed, but are living in Pakistan.
Bhumika The Role ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Usha rises fast in the film world and eventually becomes a well known actress. She is influenced by four men she meets at various points in her life: her first husband, Keshav; the narcissistic male co-star, Rajan; the effete filmmaker, Sunil Verma; and the landowner, Kale, whose second wife she eventually becomes.
Zubeidaa Zubeidā ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The story of a young man's quest to recover the memory of the mother he never knew and to piece together her life from the memories of those who knew her.
The hero love story of a spy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 62 libraries worldwide
An Army intelligence officer named Arun forms a spy network to fight terrorists in a neighbouring country. He trains a young shepherd girl Reshma as part of the network and falls in love with her.
Pardes ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Hindi and English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Kishorilal, a billionaire has made his fortune in the United States, but now he wants to infuse the Indian culture into his son (Rajiv), who was brought up in the West. Kishorilal goes to India to find a traditional "Indian" girl for his "American" son. He selects the daughter (Ganga) of an old friend and sends Rajiv to India to approve her. They become engaged and return to America where East (Ganga) and West (Rajiv) clash as their different values collide.
Chori chori chupke chupke ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Hindi and German and held by 54 libraries worldwide
This film, a love story about the intriguing web of human relationships, is enhanced by youth and melodious music.
Karan Arjun Karana Arjuna ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Faith in reincarnation restores Durga's two murdered sons, who subsequently avenge their own deaths.
Mujhse shaadi karogi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 49 libraries worldwide
When two handsome hunks fall in love with the same girl a love triangle and zany comedy result. When Sameer falls in love with Rani, his happiness is soon sabotaged by none other than his new roommate Sunny, who has also fallen for Rani. Both Romeos try desperate measures to win their lady love, but whatever Sameer does goes spectacularly wrong, and whatever Sunny tries goes spectacularly right. Other complications arise from Rani's strict army officer father, Sameer's best friend and astrologer, and a resident snoozer.
Mujhse shaadi karogi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 46 libraries worldwide
When two handsome hunks fall in love with the same girl, a love triangle and zany comedy result. When Sameer falls in love with Rani, his happiness is soon sabotaged by none other than his new roommate, Sunny, who has also fallen for Rani. Both Romeos try desperate measures to win their lady love, but whatever Sameer does goes spectacularly wrong, and whatever Sunny tries goes spectacularly right. Other complications arise from Rani's strict army officer father, Sameer's best friend and astrologer, and a resident snoozer.
Koyla ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Gauri, a young village woman, is tricked into marriage with Raja, a wicked old man, who has sent her a photograph of his handsome servant Shankar. She falls in love with Shankar, they escape together but are recaptured.
Yaadein yādeṃ ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Raj Singh returns to India after living in London for 25 years, with his three grown up daughters. He made a promise to his dying wife that he would treat his daughters as friends and get them married to their happiness. He goes through a journey with each one facing different situations: of an arranged marriage, a broken marriage and love marriage.
نشانت ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Based on Tendulkar's original play which apparently was inspired by an actual event. A story of injustice centering around a tyrant landlord, a schoolteacher and the teacher's wife in an Indian village.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Archaeologists Archaeology Arranged marriage Biographical films Biography Comedy films Drama East Indians England England--London Epic films Europe Families Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films Gandhi,--Mahatma,--1869-1948 Historical films History Human sacrifice India Indiana Jones films Jones, Indiana (Fictitious character) Love Man-woman relationships Mothers and sons Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Musical films Musical films Nationalists Partition of India (1947) Political science Puri, Amrish Railroad travel Revenge Roommates Sacred stones Singers Statesmen Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Vāḍakara, Hãsā,--1923-1972 Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Amarīśa Purī 1932-2005
Amrish Puri 1932-2005
Purī, Amarīśa 1932-2005
Multiple languages (2)