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Puri, Amrish

Overview
Works: 252 works in 545 publications in 4 languages and 7,488 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Musical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Film sequels  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Amrish Puri
 
Most widely held works by Amrish Puri
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiana Jones, the daredevil archeologist, is out to find the famous Ankara Stone and to save hundreds of children who've been enslaved by a mysterious cult. Includes an interview with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Harrison Ford following the feature film
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,681 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
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge The brave-heart will take the bride by Aditya Chopra( Visual )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member 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
The adventures of Indiana Jones ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member 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
Gadar ek prem katha ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 117 WorldCat member 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
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge Dilavāle dulhaniyā le jāyeṅge ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 111 WorldCat member 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
Mujhse shaadi karogi ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 98 WorldCat member 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
Bhumika The Role by Shyam Benegal( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 86 WorldCat member 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
Taal Tāla ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world
Mr. India Mi ̣iṇḍiyā ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mogambo hopes to be the emperor of India and is behind the riots and general mahem which is plaguing the country. Arun Veghem, who runs an orphanage, finds his father's secret formula for making himself invisible. Disguised as the invisible superhero "Mr. India", Arun takes on Mogambo. He is assisted in this adventure by Seema, the crime reporter, who is in love with him
Koyla ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member 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
Pardes by Subash Ghai( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member 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
Zubeidaa Zubeidā ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 62 WorldCat member 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
Karan Arjun Karana Arjuna ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faith in reincarnation restores Durga's two murdered sons, who subsequently avenge their own deaths
Chori chori chupke chupke ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film, a love story about the intriguing web of human relationships, is enhanced by youth and melodious music
The hero love story of a spy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 55 WorldCat member 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
Taal [the beat of passion] by Subhash Ghai( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world
Yaadein yādeṃ ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 42 WorldCat member 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
Chachi 420 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A millionaire's daughter elopes with a dance choreographer. After having a child they get divorced. The husband schemes to see his child, even disguising himself as a woman to be a part of her life. Complications follow
Nishānt Night's end ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 41 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Amarīśa Purī
Amarīśa Purī 1932-2005
Amrish Puri
Amrish Puri 1932-2005
Puri, Amareesh
Purī, Amarīśa
Purī, Amarīśa 1932-2005
पुरी, अमरीश 1932-2005
Languages
Hindi (112)
English (56)
German (2)
French (1)
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