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Roy, Bimal 1909-1966

Overview
Works: 61 works in 198 publications in 6 languages and 1,049 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Motion pictures  Social problem films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Ghost films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Devdas( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignant saga of timeless love and emotional anguish. After a man is unable to be with the love of his life, he drowns his sorrow in alcohol. Just before his death, he remembers a promise made to see his love before he dies
Do bigha zamin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film poignantly details the efforts of an Indian farmer to regain his farmland from the local zamindar (feudal lord)
Madhumati( Visual )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reincarnation and love story with lead actors in multiple roles. A man is forced to take shelter in an abandoned palace and relives a previous life as a manager of the estate
Bandini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in Hindi and English and held by 101 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
Sujata( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an untouchable orphan girl who is raised in a rich family and has to go through emotional turmoil because she is not accepted by the upper class
Kabuliwala( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Rabindra Nath Tagore's story. Kabuliwala had come to Calcutta to earn his living-leaving behind his little daughter. He came across little Mini, the city child in whom he saw the image of his own daughter
Parineeta by Pradeep Sarkar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Hindi and Urdu and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish woman is romantically involved with a Roman prince at the time of Jewish persecution in Rome
Parakh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niravan, the village postmaster receives an envelope with a cheque for a very large amount, with the instructions that he is to turn this cheque over to the most honest man in the village. Honest Niravan calls a village meeting and informs them of this proposition. They mutually agree that there are five people in the village who can be called honest, however, since the stipulation states that the amount is to be turned to only one, they decide to hold elections in the village, so that everyone can decide who the most honest man is. The outcome is hilarious as all the five prominent people bend over backwards not only to be honest and caring, but also be seen to be honest and caring
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas by Sanjay Leela Bhansali( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular Hindi motion picture
Mahal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 18 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
Bimal Roy memorial( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usne kaha tha = Usne kahā thā( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nandu lives in a small town with his widowed mother. He is friendly with a young girl, Kamli. Kamli's father falls ill and hence her family relocates to a bigger town, Ambala. Years later, Kamli's father passes away and they return. Nandu and Kamli fall in love and want to marry. When Nandu's mother goes to meet Kamli's uncle, she is humiliated because of their poverty. Nandu then decides to join the army, with the hope that her uncle will consider him suitable enough to get Kamli married to him. But when he returns, Kamli is set to marry someone else. He then goes back to the army to try to forget Kamli. He is surprised to find that his superior officer, Ram Singh, is Kamli's husband. Disappointed with his fate, he knows not what to do. The war starts and he is called for it. But before going on war, Kamli takes a promise from him to protect her husband, which he does. And when Ram Singh asks a dying Nandu why he risked his life to save him, his last words are, "Usne Kaha Tha."
Prempatra( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While studying in medical college Arun Kumar Mathur has a misunderstanding over a love letter with Kavita Kapoor and must leave the college, much to his dismay. Kavita later finds out that it was not Arun's fault, but Arun has already left town. Arun's marriage is arranged with Saroj, a a distant relative of Kavita. When Arun loses his vision in an accident, Saroj is unable to go to take care of him, and Kavita takes her place. Unwilling to reveal her identity, Kavita let's him think it is Saroj, not her. She learns that he still hates and despises her. Soon it will be time to take bandages off his eyes, and he will be able to see again, much to the dread of Kavita
Tagore's Kabuliwala = Kābulīvālā( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer near Kabul becomes poverty-stricken and is forced to leave his daughter to earn money in India. There, the farmer befriends a young girl, Binnie. After remaining in India for a number of years, the farmer is imprisoned. Upon his release, the farmer must decide whether to go to Binnie's wedding or go home to his own daughter
Apradhi kaun?( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy man, suspected of murder, is killed before he can be arrested. Everyone in his household is under suspicion. A private investigator looks into the case and finds himself falling in love with one of the suspects
Biraj Bahu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selfless woman endures immense hardship and pain for the sake of her husband and his sense of family and honor
Netaji Bose by Subhendu Ghose( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Subhas Chandra Bose, 1897-1945
Devdas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devdas (K.L. Saigal) falls in love with Parvati (Jamuna) with whom he has played since childhood and who is the daughter of a poor neighboring family. Devdas goes away to Calcutta for university studies. Meanwhile, Parvati's father arranges her marriage to a much older man. Though she loves Devdas, she obeys her father to suffer in silence like a dutiful Hindi wife. Devdas a result takes to drinking. Chandramukhi (Rajkumari), a dancing girl he has befriended in Calcutta, falls for him and gives up her profession to trying to save him. Parvati, hearing of his decline, comes to see him to steer him away from a life of drinking. Devdas sends her back saying in his hour of final need he will come to her. She returns to her life of duty. Realising his end is near, Devdas decides to keep his promise and meet Parvati. He journeys all night, reaches her house and is found dead outside the high walls of her house. Inside Parvati hears that Devdas is dead
Devdas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bimal Roy 1909-1966

Bimal Roy director de cine de la India

Bimal Roy director de cinema indi

Bimal Roy Indiaas filmregisseur (1909-1966)

Bimal Roy Indian film director

Bimal Roy indischer Filmregisseur, Produzent und Kameramann

Bimal Roy réalisateur indien

Bimal Roy regista indiano

Bimala Rāya 1909-1966

Bimalarāya 1909-1966

Rāya, Bimala 1909-1966

Roy, Bimal C. 1909-1966

Vimalarāya 1909-1966

Бимал Рой индийский кинорежиссёр, продюсер и сенарист

Рой, Бимал

Բիմալ Ռոյ

بمل رائے

بیمال روی

बिमल राय

বিমল রায় ভারতীয় চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক

ਬਿਮਲ ਰਾਏ

ବିମଳ ରାୟ

ബിമൽ റോയി

ビマル・ロイ

Languages
Hindi (130)

English (22)

Gujarati (2)

Urdu (1)

Marathi (1)

Telugu (1)