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Shah, Naseeruddin

Works: 245 works in 557 publications in 7 languages and 9,390 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Cross-cultural studies  Science fiction films  Fiction  Romance films  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Naseeruddin Shah
Monsoon wedding by Mira Nair ( Visual )
65 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member 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 by Stephen Norrington ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allan Quatermain dirige La Ligue des Gentlemen Extraordinaires, association de héros légendaires comprenant le mystérieux Capitaine Némo, la femme vampire Mina Harker, l'invisible Rodney Skinner, l'intrépide agent secret Tom Sawyer, l'inaltérable Dorian Gray et l'inquiétant duo Jekyll/Hyde. A bord du Nautilus, ils gagnent Venise, où le diabolique Fantôme, se prépare à saboter une conférence réunissant les plus grands chefs d'Etat
Omkara by Vishal Bharadwaj ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 292 WorldCat member 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
Today's special ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samir is a traditionally trained chef who works as the sous chef in an exclusive restaurant in Manhattan, but when he learns he's been turned down for an expected promotion, he leaves in a huff and isn't asked to return. Samir considers heading for Europe to attend a culinary academy, but his plans quickly change when he learns that his father has suffered a severe heart attack and someone needs to look after the family business, a dingy Indian restaurant in Queens that's fallen on hard times
A Wednesday! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of certain events that unfold between 2 pm and 6 pm on a particular Wednesday in Mumbai
Mirch Masala Spices ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Hindi and held by 192 WorldCat member 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
Raajneeti ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and Multiple languages and held by 188 WorldCat member 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
Iqbal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 179 WorldCat member 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
The perfect murder by H. R. F Keating ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 167 WorldCat member 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
Main hoon na I'm here now! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 167 WorldCat member 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?
Peepli live ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 161 WorldCat member 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
Umrao Jaan Umarāva jāna ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 155 WorldCat member 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
Ishqiya ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
Maqbool by Vishal Bharadwaj ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Indianized adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth set against the backdrop of Bombay's mafia world
Being Cyrus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 95 WorldCat member 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
Bhumika The Role by Shyam Benegal ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 91 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
Banaras a mystic love story ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shwetambari, the bright, beautiful and only child of rich and aristocratic Brahmin parents, studies science at the local university where Soham, a low-caste mystic and a protégé of Babaji teaches music. When the two fall in love, the peace in Banaras is disturbed
Sarfarosh ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ajay's life changes after an encounter with terrorists that leaves his brother dead and his father paraplegic
That girl in yellow boots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruth is searching for her father, a man she hardly knew but cannot forget. Desperation drives her to work without a permit at a massage parlor. Torn between several schisms, Mumbai becomes the alien, yet strangely familiar backdrop for Ruth's quest. She struggles to find her independence and space, even as she is sucked deeper into the labyrinthine politics of the city's underbelly. It's a city that feeds on her misery, a love that eludes her, and a devastating truth that she must encounter
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Alternative Names
Naseeruddin Shah.
Nasiruddin Shah
Śāha, Nasīruddīna
Shah, Masrudin 1950-
Shah, Naseruddin 1950-
Shah, Nasiruddin
Shah, Nasiruddin 1950-
शाह, नसीरुद्दीन, 1950-....
Hindi (77)
English (72)
German (5)
Spanish (5)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
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