Most widely held works by Rishi Kapoor
Om shanti om ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A romantic saga of a boy next door, Om Prakesh Makhija, who works as a junior artiste in bollywood in the 70's. He is madly [in] love with the superstar of that time, Shantipriya. His dreams and aspirations to become a superstar and be with his lady love are thwarted as he witnesses the brutal murder of his beloved Shantipriya by a mercenary producer Mukesh Mehra. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' a junior artiste returns as 'Om Kapoor' the superstar of 2007!! His journey of rediscovering himself, his past life and avenging the death of his beloved is the story of 'Om Shanti Om!'
Fanaa Fanā : (destroyed in love) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Zooni, a blind Kashmiri girl, meets Rehan Qadri, a local tour guide and an incorrigible flirt. Her friends warn her against him. Rehan, fascinated by Zooni, wants her to see life as it should be seen, in its many colours. He promises her that time spent with him will be the most precious in all her life. However, Rehan has another side of his life that he has kept from her that destroys her life.
Love aaj kal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Jai and Veeru are friends but are very different from each other. Jai is very practical, while Veeru is a romantic at heart. Their stories show that no matter what times you live in, the experience of love is the same.
Luck by chance ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
A starlet and a struggler meet while trying to navigate through the Hindi film industry and end up changing each other's lives forever.
Namastey London ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"What happens when you transplant an English rose to a countryside in Punjab and expect her to thrive in an alien environment? The rose will either die or rebel. That's exactly what Jazz, rather Jasmeet, does when her father brings her to India and marries her to a rough and though farmer who can barely speak English. But Jazz is determined to marry Charlie Brown, her British boyfriend. Caught in this emotional tug of war between father and daughter, is poor Arjun, who is helplessly and hopelessly in love with his beautiful but unyielding wife. Namastey London will determine whether love is more about giving or taking, whether Indian values must surrender to western culture and whether Jazz will win or Jasmeet!"--Container.
Amar, Akbar, Anthony Amara, Akabara Enthonī ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Lavish action-filled account of the separation, separate lives, and eventual reunion of three brothers: one raised by a Hindu policeman, one raised by a Muslim tailor, and one raised by a Catholic priest.
Bobby ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
A modern Indian love story.
दिल्ली-6 Delhi-6 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Roshan Mehra is living in the United States along with his Muslim mom and Hindu dad. When his ailing grandmother, Annapurna, wants to move back to Delhi to spend her last days, Roshan accompanies her. Upon arrival, they are greeted by Ali Beg who secretly loves Roshan's mom. He also gets to meet the Sharma family. He sees that lower caste Indians are still being shunned despite modern technology and the launching of satellites. When reports of a Kala Bandhar terrorizing the community increases, Hindus start to suspect that it may be a Muslim terrorist, while the Muslims fear that it may be a Hindu political ploy to demolish a mosque. He comes to see that people have another face that feeds the devil within.
दो दूनी चार ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 106 libraries worldwide
A charming picture of the family life of a middle class teacher in India, who is constantly coping with the demands of his family versus his ever-decreasing salary.
Kal kissne dekha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Ignored by girls and harassed by seniors after being admitted to a prestigious college in Mumbai, a bright young student strives to prove himself to the skeptics who consider him less than exceptional. Nihaal hails from Chandigarh. He's got the gift of gab, and he's a whiz with electronics. Unfortunately no one at college, including popular beauty Meesha, seems to recognize Nihaal's good traits. Meesha is spoiled, but Nihaal can't help falling in love with her. When Nihaal finally starts to win some friends, Meesha starts to resent him. Then something incredible happens -- Nihaal dreams that Meesha is in trouble, and he races to her rescue. When his dream becomes a reality, Nihaal realizes that he has the power to see the future. But there are those who would manipulate Nihaal's power to destroy his dreams. If Nihaal can just weather the storm and master his power, perhaps he'll have a shot at winning over Meesha after all.
Kabhi kabhie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Hindi and held by 81 libraries worldwide
The film is about a poet who loves a woman but she, under pressure from her parents, marries another man. The tension which results is resolved in the next generation.
Mera naam joker ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in Hindi and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"Rajoo (Raj Kapoor) is the eternal clown who wants to follow his father's footsteps in entertaining the world, much against the wishes of his mother. It is on his journey to becoming the most loved clown in the world of circus, that Rajoo falls in love with a number of beautiful ladies. Only to be left heartbroken by their ambition and hunger for success ..."--Container.
Yash Chopra's Chandni ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Chandni is at a crossroad when she must decide between the two loves of her heart.
Chintuji Naam ke neta! Hai yeh abhineta ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Hadbahedi, a beautiful town, is forward looking but honest. The Hadbahedians believe that they have been totally neglected by the state and seek an identity of their own. Things brighten when they discover that Rishi/Chintu Kapoor was actually born in their town. They send an invite to him and he accepts as he is looking at politics to make a comeback in a big way and Hadbahedi could well be his constituency. Rishi arrives in Hadbahedi along with Devika [Kulraj Randhawa], the intelligent executive of the PR agency hired for Rishi's political dreams. Rishi is a nuisance at Hadbahedi and treats the innocent people of Hadbahedi with contempt. Tension erupts when Rishi gets a lucrative offer from a neighbouring town.
Amar, Akbar, Anthony ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 55 libraries worldwide
An entire impoverished family splits up because the father has taken the rap for his wicked employer, and his three sons are brought up in separate households as a Hindu, a Muslim and a Christian. Their paths intersect twenty-two years later, and the brothers avenge the wrongs done to their family.
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.
Pyaar mein twist ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Sheetal was a super mother, mother-in-law and business woman. She could manage her family, her business but when she met Yash she could not manage her heart. He could control destinies, industries but when he met Sheetal he had no control over his heart. Their families did not understand, they were worried, they were angry. But for Sheetal and Yash there was only love.
Ye hai jalvā Yeh hai jalwa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A delighted son suddenly discovers that the father he thought dead for all these years is alive and is, in fact one of the richest men in the U.K., happily settled with wife and children, is suddenly confronted with a grown up illegitimate son? The son is adamant that the father accept him at all costs. The father is equally adamant that he will not at any cost.
Kabhi kabhie Love is life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The film is the love story of Amit and Pooja. Under the pressure of her parents, Pooja marries another man. The tension which results is resolved in the next generation.
Kucha khaṭṭī kucha mīṭhī Kuch khatti kuch meethi ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Hindi and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A domestic drama in which separated twins Tina and Sweety who are unaware of the other's existence while growing up, become reunited. They direct their combined efforts to resolving their fractured family and healing the breach between their estranged parents.
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