Most widely held works by Naseeruddin Shah
Monsoon wedding ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
A legion of superheroes, the likes of which mankind had never seen, must band together under the leadership of Allan Quatermain to save the world from "The Fantom" who is threatening to launch a global Armageddon.
Omkara ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 261 libraries worldwide
The film follows one man's descent into sexual jealousy because of his passionate love for a woman and the final destruction of that love at the altar of blind obsession.
League of extraordinary gentlemen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 libraries worldwide
A legion of superheroes, the likes of which mankind had never seen, must band together under the leadership of Allan Quartermain to save the world from "The Fantom" who is threatening to launch a global Armageddon.
Monsoon wedding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
When one family reunites for an unexpected wedding, sparks fly as love, lust, and secrets are revealed.
Spices ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Explores a community's reaction to an oppressed woman's plight, as she spurns the unwanted advances of a tax collector and takes refuge in a pepper factory.
A Wednesday ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of certain events that unfold between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on a particular Wednesday in the city of Mumbai, where the Commissioner of Police receives a call demanding the release of four militants and threatening the detonation of four bombs hidden in Mumbai if the demands are not meet.
Iqbal ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Iqbal is an 18 year old deaf-mute boy, a farmer's son from a tiny village, who dreams of making the Indian national cricket team.
Main hoon na I'm here now ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 180 libraries worldwide
The Indian Army's plan to create a friendship with Pakistan complicates the lives of Officer Shekhar Sharma and his son, Ram. Twenty years ago, Shekhar's affair resulted in son Ram--and led his wife to leave him, taking her baby son with her. Now Shekhar has been shot while trying to protect General Bakshi, and his dying wish is for Ram to reunite the family. Ram, meanwhile, goes undercover as a college student to protect General Bakshi's daughter. She has been threatened by terrorist Raghavan, who is trying to destroy Bakshi's plan by kidnapping her. Busy with trying to win back the love of his mother and brother and protect the girl, Ram falls in love with a pretty professor. Who will be successful -- Ram or Raghavan?
The perfect murder ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Inspector Ghote of the Bombay police pursues his most perplexing case: a savage attack has been perpetuated on a rich industrialist's private secretary. With the help of a visiting Swedish criminologist, Ghote edges closer to the truth and soon discovers he may not be dealing with murder at all, but something far more complex and profitable.
Krrish ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Krishna is a young man with magical powers who, after the death of his parents, is raised in India in seclusion by his grandmother. He becomes entranced by Priya, a pretty girl from Singapore, but Priya and her friend have hatched a plot to use Krishna's powers for personal gain.
Raajneeti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Raajneeti is the story of one man's struggle to keep away from his family's business: politics. But having been sucked in, he must fight to master the game and unwillingly descend into the moral hell that is Indian democracy. The rivalry of two sets of cousins escalates into an all-out war and draws the protagonist into the dark side of dealing with his enemies, thus completing his own journey into corruption.
Peepli live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 142 libraries worldwide
In the week of local elections in the Indian village of Peepli, two poor farmers, Natha and Budhia, face losing their land over an unpaid government loan. Desperate, they seek help from an apathetic local politician who suggests they commit suicide to benefit from a government program that aids the families of indebted deceased farmers. When a journalist overhears Budhia urge Natha to 'do what needs to be done', a media frenzy ignites around whether or not Natha will commit suicide.
Ishqiya ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Set in Gorakhpur in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, the movie is a tale of romance between individuals caught in a web of crime, suspense and passion. Two thieves, Khalujan (Naseeruddin Shah) and Babban (Arshad Warsi), are on the run from their boss, Mushtaq (Salman Shahid). After every known person in the world turns them down they seek refuge with an old friend Verma, but instead meet his widow, Krishna (Vidya Balan) who is staying alone in her old house.
Umrao Jaan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Hindi and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Life of a courtesan in 19th century Lucknow. When Umrao Jaan decides not to dance for people any longer, she finds it difficult to escape from the world she lives in.
Maqbool ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 91 libraries worldwide
An Indianized adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth set against the backdrop of Bombay's mafia world.
Being Cyrus ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Raised in foster homes, Cyrus (who has a secret) arrives at the home of Dithnaw and his flirtatious wife, Katy. Hidden cracks in the dysfunctional Sethna family are revealed when they welcome Cyrus into their home.
Mithya ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 85 libraries worldwide
VK, an aspiring actor, comes to Mumbai hoping to make it big. When he thinks he's finally gotten a break, he finds himself drawn into an underworld plot.
Sarfarosh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Ajay's life changes after an encounter with terrorists that leaves his brother dead and his father paraplegic.
Bhumika The Role ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 83 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.
Armageddon Arranged marriage Betrayal College students Comedy films Comedy films Cricket players Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films Gray, Dorian (Fictitious character) Heroes Hostages Hyde, Edward (Fictitious character) India India--Bombay India--Darjeeling India--Delhi Jealousy Jekyll, Henry (Fictitious character) League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Fictitious characters) Man-woman relationships Moore, Alan,--1953- Motion pictures Murder Murder--Investigation Musical films Muslims Nemo, Captain (Fictitious character) Othello (Shakespeare, William) Political science Quatermain, Allan (Fictitious character) Romance films Romantic comedy films Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) Short films Soldiers Steampunk films Superhero films Terrorism Thrillers (Motion pictures) Undercover operations Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weddings
Shah, Masrudin 1950-
Shah, Nasiruddin 1950-
Multiple languages (5)
No Linguistic content (4)