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Ashok Kumar 1911-2001

Works: 156 works in 359 publications in 4 languages and 1,671 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Pakeezah by Kamal Amrohi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in Hindi and Urdu and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Muslim Lucknow at the turn of the century a dancer/courtesan dreams of escaping her dishonorable life but, rejected by her husband's family, dies in a graveyard giving birth to a daughter who grows up to become a courtesan as well, but eventually does find happiness in marriage and acceptance in her father's family
Shaukeen by Basu Chatterjee( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends, in their 60s, try to do everything that they couldn't do in their younger days - before death arrives
Bandini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalyani, a model prisoner, must choose between a jail-doctor who offers fulfillment or her former lover who offers a past full of disillusionment and broken promises
Mr. India = Mi ̣iṇḍiyā by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 58 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
Purab aur pachhim( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man named Bharat is sent to London to study, and to stay with an old family friend. When he gets off the plane he finds his parents' friend has married an English woman and has three very western children. The movie's theme is a return to cultural origins that provides a fascinating look at western youth culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s (when many westerners were travelling to India in search of spiritual truth) through Indian eyes
Khubsoorat = Khubsūrata( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rekha's older sister gets married in a household ruled with an iron hand by the mother-in-law. When Rekha visits her sister's new home, she brings her own brand of mischief and laughter into this house of strict discipline and duty
Mili( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shekhar Dayal has moved into a new neighborhood, and is just not pleased with the new surroundings. His reclusion is shattered when his neighbor, Mili, comes into his life. At first he hates the intrusion, but then grows to be fond, and then ultimately fall in love with her. When the time comes for him to propose to this sunny, cheerful, and positive young lady, he is told that she has only a few more months to live
Chalti ka naam gaadi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Hindi and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This crazy comedy features three brothers who run a garage. One is a misogynist, one a bumbler, and the third a romantic who falls in love
Aradhana( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arun (Rajesh Khanna), a pilot in the Indian Air Force, is head over in heels in love with Vandana (Sharmila Tagore). The two secretly get married in a temple but before they can publicly tie the knot, Arun dies in a plane accident. And therein starts Vandana's long trail of woes. She soon learns that she's pregnant but is forced to give up her son Suraj (Rajesh Khanna again). As if all these were not enough, she's packed off to jail for a murder she did not commit
Pakeezah = Pākīzā = Pākīzah( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Urdu and Hindi and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dancer and courtesan believes that her pure soul and body will enable her to find true love and honor
Chhoti si baat = Chotī sī bāta( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An endearing, lovable, comedy about a young man who walks the rocky path of love because his heart is true but timid."--Container
Mahal( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in Hindi and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sangam Bhavan is a haunted palace, haunted by the ghost of a man who had built the home for his beloved wife
Gumrah by B. R Chopra( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meena lives with her retired and widowed dad in picturesque Nainital. She has a sister, Kamla, married to a well-known barrister, Ashok, and two children, Pappu and Dolly. When Kamla comes for a visit, she finds out that Meena is in love with Rajendra, a painter and singer, who she approves of him, and would like to get them married. Before that could happen she has an accident and passes away, leaving the care of her children to Meena. Subsequently, their father arranges Meena's marriage with Ashok, fearing ill-treatment by another woman as the step-mother. Meena marries Ashok and goes to live in his palatial house in Bombay. After a year when they return to Nainital, a visibly upset Rajendra gets in touch with Meena and they rekindle their romance. When Meena gets back to Bombay, Rajendra follows her and they continue to meet in secret. Things gets complicated when Meena finds out that Rajendra is married to a woman named Leela, who also wants to blackmail her in order to keep her mouth shut. Angry at this betrayal at the hands of her lover, Meena has two ways out - continue to pay Leela for the rest of her life - or kill herself
Kanoon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Judge Badri Prasad is seen committing a murder by his son in law to-be Kailash. However an innocent petty thief is arrested for the crime just because he happens to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. The trial is in the court of Judge Badri Prasad. Kailash, the public prosecutor, is dumb founded to see an innocent man being accused of a crime, which he had not committed. Kailash decides to defend this innocent man. Kailash is faced with the dilemma of knowing who the real murderer is, but cannot expose him. At the same time he must save the life of the petty thief that has been wrongly arrested for a murder he has not committed"--Container
Mere mehboob( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic tale, in a traditional Muslim setting, unfolds the love between Husna and Anwar, and the several misunderstandings that create obstacles for them. Their mutual fondness for poetry allows for many popular song and dance sequences throughout the film
Aashirwad = Āśirvāda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a poet who is married to a woman who owns a lot of land and ruthlessly extorts taxes from the peasants. The husband finally rebels, kills one of his wife's allies, and is sent to jail
Parineeta by Pradeep Sarkar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance between Lolita and Shekar is upset by the arrival of another man
Khatta meetha( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy deals with the story of Homi Mistry a widower for several years who looks after his four sons and Nargis Sethna a widow who looks after her two sons and a daughter, and a large house. Soli, a common friend, suggests that the two get married, which would give a support for the two of them as well as the children and also a larger house to live in. They do get married, and hilarious chaos results, as the family and the children try to adjust with each other and fit in with their new family and surroundings
Safar = Safara( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avinash and Neela are two medical students are in love. Avinash has blood cancer, and as a dying man, he refuses to marry Neela. Neela marries Shekhar, a businessman. Shekhar finds out that Neela has been meeting on the sly with Avinash. After considering all the facts, Shekhar comes to the conclusion that Neela is in love with Avinash and confronts her, they quarrel, he drinks his medicine, and passes out. Neela continues the journey of an unhappy life, and becomes a famous surgeon
Howrah bridge by Shakti Samanta( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Hindi and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rakesh (Ashok Kumar) the son of an expatriate merchant, comes from Rangoon to Calcutta in search of his brother's killer. He takes the help of a friendly restaurant manager. The dancer in the restaurant's nightclub is Edna (Madhubala) and she helps him to rout the villains Pyarelal (K.N. Singh) and Chiang (Madan Puri). The superbly filmed climax depicts a nail-biting chase over Calcutta's famous Howrah Bridge
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Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar 1911-2001

Ashok Kumar acteur indien

Ashok Kumar actor indio

Ashok Kumar Ganguly 1911-

Ashok Kumar Ganguly 1911-2001

Ashok Kumar Indiaas zanger (1911-2001)

Ashok Kumar Indian actor

Ashok Kumar indischer Schauspieler

Ashok Kumar pemeran asal India

Ashok Kumar ureueng meujangeun asai India

Aśōk, Kumār 1911-2001

Aśoka Kumāra 1911-

Aśoka Kumāra 1911-2001

Aśokakumāra 1911-

Aśokakumāra 1911-2001

Dādā-muni 1911-2001

Dadamoni 1911-2001

Ganguly, Ashok Kumar 1911-

Ganguly Ashok Kumar 1911-2001

Kumar, Ashok 1911-

Kumar, Ashok 1911-2001

Kumar, Padmashree Ashok 1911-2001

Kumāra, Aśoka 1911-

Kumāra, Aśoka 1911-2001

Ашок Кумар

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اشوك كومار

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