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Puri, Amrish

Works: 211 works in 614 publications in 6 languages and 7,794 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Epic films  Fantasy films  Film sequels  Musical films  Romance 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 )

72 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,940 WorldCat member 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
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge = The brave-heart will take the bride by Aditya Chopra( Visual )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member 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
The adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 213 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
Taal = Tāla by Subhash Ghai( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world
Gadar : ek prem katha( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 125 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
Bhumika = The Role by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 102 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
Mr. India = Mi ̣iṇḍiyā by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 92 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
Mujhse shaadi karogi( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 91 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
Nishānt = Night's end( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 73 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
Pardes by Subhash Ghai( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kishorilal, a billionaire who has made his fortune in the United States, now 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 for his approval. They become engaged and return to America where East (Ganga) and West (Rajiv) clash as their different values collide
Zubeidaa = Zubeidā by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 66 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 by Rakesh Roshan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faith in reincarnation restores Durga's two murdered sons, who subsequently avenge their own deaths
Koyla( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 60 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
Chori chori chupke chupke( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film, a love story about the intriguing web of human relationships, is enhanced by youth and melodious music
Ardh satya by Govind Nihalani( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 51 WorldCat member 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
The hero : love story of a spy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 49 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
Yaadein = yādeṃ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 46 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 )

8 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
Garv : pride & honor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-revenge drama about police, the underworld and political corruption
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Amarīśa Purī

Amarīśa Purī 1932-2005

Amriş Puri

Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri 1932-2005

Amrish Puri acteur indien

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Amrish Puri Indian actor

Amrish Puri indischer Filmschauspieler

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Puri, Amareesh

Purī, Amarīśa

Purī, Amarīśa 1932-2005

Αμρίς Πουρί

Амриш Пури

Пури, Амриш

Ամրիշ Պուրի

אמריש פורי שחקן הודי

أمريش بوري

أمريش بوري ممثل هندي

آمریش پاری بازیگر هندی

امریش پوری

ئامریش پوری

अमरीश पुरी

पुरी, अमरीश 1932-2005

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అమ్రీష్ పురి

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GandhiThe adventures of Indiana Jones