Video Sound (Firm)
Most widely held works by Video Sound (Firm)
Madhoshi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Anu has been looming in depression ever since her sister and brother-in-law were killed in the September 11th attacks. Her parents hope an arranged marriage to a successful man, Arpit, will brighten her days. However, Anu is drawn to another man, Aman.
Bhumika The Role ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 70 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.
Hum dil de chuke sanam ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Romantic drama about a love triangle, set in India and Hungary. Includes lavish sequences of dance and music.
Gadar ek prem katha ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 67 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.
Aankhen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned bank manager gets revenge when he is unfairly terminated from his position.
Kehtaa hai dil baar baar kehatā hai dula bāra bāra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a successful Indian American whose greatest concern is finding the right man for his daughter.
Hazaar chaurasi ki maa ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Hindi 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.
Fiza ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Hindi and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A story of a young girl (Kirisa Kapoor) in search of her brother, who disappeared during the communal riots of 1992-1993 in Mumbai.
Hera pheri ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Raju, Shyam, and Babu Rao are in dire need of money. The gangster Kabira kidnaps the grandson of a wealthy businessman and contacts the wrong number for the ransom money-- Raju and Shyam's residence. The trio struggle to decide whether they should attempt to save the kid, or try to profit from the situation, which they eventually decide on. Trouble ensues, as the gang's greed takes control of them, leading them into the mouth of danger. The film focuses on how morality is often thrown out the window when money is involved, and how when money's involved, it's every man for himself. Friendships don't matter in Priyadarshan's portrayal of a greedy, grisly world.
Rudaali Rudālī = Rudaali (the mourner) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 59 libraries worldwide
A social drama emphasizing conventions of social roles and narrative development through conflict and cathartic resolution of a woman who becomes a "Rudaali" i.e. a professional mourner.
The hero love story of a spy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 58 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.
Rakht ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A young woman uses her psychic powers to make a living and her clients lead her to a murder mystery that threatens her very existence.
Aksar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Raj is stuck in a marriage that he doesn't want to be in because his wife, Sheena, is very controlling. He decides he is going to hire Ricky to fall in love with Sheena so he can get the divorce he has always wanted.
Dil tera aashiq Mad about you ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Rich and influential Thakur Ranvir Singh shoulders the responsibility of bringing up his dead sister's children. Governess Savitri Devi is hired to take care of the younger two. Meanwhile, the eldest boy, young and dashing Vijay falls in love with a dance instructor, Soniya. Thakur, a confirmed bachelor, is drawn towards Savitri. A romantic comedy with an older and younger man vying for the same woman.
Tezaab Tezāba ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A modern Robin Hood tale in which Mahesh Deshmukh, a one time psychology student, assumes the name of Munna and extracts protection money from dwellers within his turf, but he also challenges other gangsters who harm his charges. Munna becomes romantically involved with a nightclub singer-dancer-entertainer whose father has made a deal with the club's owners, ruthless mobsters towards whom Mahesh holds a grudge.
The making of the Mahatma ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The story of barrister Gandhi's twenty-one year struggle (1893-1914) in South Africa which made him the Mahatma.
Ankur Ankura = Ankur (the seedling) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Values clash as loyalties are tried and tested in the rural Indian setting of Andhra Pradesh. Class conflict of the idle-rich landowning class against toiling peasants is dramatized in a brief extra-marital liaison between an attractive village laborer and her young employer.
Kucch to hai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In an innocent attempt to help a friend, six friends start a deadly game of hide and seek which results in brutal death.
Ankur The seedling ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Values clash as loyalties are tried and tested in a rural Indian setting. Class conflict of the idle-rich landowning class against toiling peasants is dramatized in a brief extra-marital liaison between an attractive village laborer and her young employer.
Silsiilay ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 46 libraries worldwide
An emotional drama weaving together the separate stories of the lives and loves of three strong women.
Action and adventure films Adultery Arranged marriage Bombay Riots (India : 1992-1993) Comedy films Comedy films Drama Ethics Families Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Friendship Governesses History Horror films India India--Bombay India--Calcutta Intermarriage Kidnapping Landowners Love Love stories Man-woman relationships Married people Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Motion pictures, Hindi Murder Musical films Musical films Naxalite movement Pakistan Partition of India (1947) Peasants Psychics Ransom Rape Revenge September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) Social conflict Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Vāḍakara, Hãsā,--1923-1972 Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women