Most widely held works by Ravindra Jain
Vivah a journey from engagement to marriage ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 122 libraries worldwide
After the demise of her parents, a young girl is taken under the wing of her uncle. When she becomes of age to be married her loving uncle arranges a marriage through a matchmaker and the story unfolds about the engagement and the fortunate falling in love of the young couple.
Ram teri ganga maili ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Naren, the son of an evil industrialist falls for Ganga, a country girl but is forced by his family to abandon her when she becomes pregnant. Ganga, now an abandoned single mother, falls prey to a brothel madam who sells her to Bhagwat, who's daughter is slated go marry Naren. The final reunion of the lead couple takes place with the support of Naren's canny uncle. This is the last film directed by Raj Kapoor before his death.
Bhagat Singh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Story of legendary Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, who threw a bomb in the central assembly in defiance of the British Government's repression of his nation. He was put to death in 1931 but became a symbol of the spirit of revolt that swept the younger generation.
Raj Kapoor's henna Hinā = Hinā ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A village girl Henna, is in love with a Hindu, Chander, mysteriously washed up on the banks of a river in neighboring Pakistan. Despite his wounds, Henna and her father nurse him back to life, and they decide to marry although Chander suffers from amnesia. The chief of police is suspicious of him, and on the eve of his wedding to Henna, he accuses Chander of being a Muslim spy.
Henna ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in Hindi and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A story of human relationships in a country that is being divided. The story is built around a river, the Jhelum, that starts in India and flows into Pakistan. Along its borders, one part is Hindu while the other is Muslim. This film examines shared human values and the triumph of love, inspired by the couplet "a person learns from the trials and tribulations he goes through, the same way henna gives its colour after it is crushed." Directed by the son of Raj Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor, and released posthumously under Raj Kapoor's name.
Vivah by Ravindra Jain ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Hindi songs from the motion picture.
Chitchor ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and Hindi and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The story isn't set in the bustling city, but a small town called Madhupur, where Geeta (Zarina Wahab) lives with her aged parents. Her sister writes to them about a highly qualified engineer who is coming over to work on a construction project, and asks her parents to seek his hand for Geeta.
Citacora Chitchor = Citcor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 9 libraries worldwide
In a small town called Madhupur, Geeta lives with her elderly parents. Her sister writes to them about an engineer who is coming to work on a construction project, and asks her parents to consider him as a groom for Geeta.
Pati patni aur woh ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Story of husband and wife and the third woman who attracts the boss in the office. Love in both hands and the boss tries to keep both the two worlds together without the right hand knowing what the left does.
Yeh aag kab bujhegi Yaha āga kaba bujhegī = Yah āg kab bujhegī ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Professor Krishnanand is strictly against the dowry system at the time of marriage and speaks out against it. He is supported by Radha, another lecturer in his college. However, when Radha's marriage is fixed with Ranbir Singh, the son of her father's friend, dowry is demanded. When Radha refuses to marry Ranbir Singh because of this demand, the bridegroom party leaves without completing the marriage ceremonies. Radha's father is unable to take this blow and shoots himself. Radha pledges to fight against the menance of dowry along with Prof. Krishnanad. Then, Pooja, Krishnanand's daughter, is harrassed by her in-laws for dowry and burnt alive by them. Radha and Professor Krishnanad fight for justice for Pooja and are helped by Ranbir Singh.
Dulhan wahi jo piya man bhaaye ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Prem is heir to his grandfather's business. His dying grandfather's only wish is to see Prem happily married; however, Prem's girlfriend, Rita, is away and unable to meet the grandfather. To ease the old man's mind, Prem's friend persuades Prem to hire a girl, Kammo, to pose as his fiancee. Who knew the old grandfather would be pleased with the illiterate flower seller posing as his grandson's betrothed?
Salaakhen ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Raju and Guddi are childhood friends and neighbors, who are virtually inseparable. They separate tragically, after Raju's dad is arrested after a dramatic police chase for break, enter, and theft. Guddi grows up to become a professional stage singer and dancer, while Raju grows up to be a card-sharp and a thief. Years later both Raju and Guddi meet each, but now Guddi is called Seema, and Raju is called Chander, their real names, both fall in love with each other, without knowing they are childhood friends. While Seema is on her way to her birthplace for religious reasons, Chander too is headed that way, not for religious reasons, but to get himself arrested so that he can be jailed for a motive that will get him a hefty sum of money from a gangster.
Tapasya ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Tapasya is a hymn to the fortitude, the strength and resilience of Indian womanhood and the wisdom of India's ancient culture and traditions.
Ram teri ganga maili by Ravindra Jain ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1985 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Insaaf ka tarazu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Story of a rape victim, who mentally and emotionally raped again in the court by the defending lawyer.
Uttar Rāmāyaṇa Uttar Ramayan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Retelling of episodes from the concluding part of Vālmīki's Rāmāyaṇa, touching upon the story of Luv and Kush, Rama's two sons.
Ramayan = Rāmāyaṇa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Television series telecast 1986-1988 on the life of Rāma, Hindu deity, based on Ram charit manas by Goswami Tulsidas and Valmiki Ramaayan. Other sources used: Kam Ramayan / Maharisi Kamber (Tamal) ; Bhavarth Ramayan / Sant Eknath (Marathi) ; Krutivas Ramayan / Mahakavi Krutivas Oza (Bengali) ; Shri Rangnath Ramayan / Shri Gonbudh Reddy (Telugu) ; Ramchadra Charit Puranam / Abhinvav Pump Nagchandra (Kannada) ; Adhyatma Ramayan / Tunvatt Eluttachian (Malyalam) ; Chakbast (Urdu) ; and Radheysham Ramayan (Hindi).
Khwab = Khvāba ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Love drama wherein the protagonist dies mysteriously and her lover is blamed and then freed over a courtroom drama.
Nadiya ke paar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Bhojpuri and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Popular Bhojpuri motion picture.
Lava Kuśa, uttar Rāmāyaṇa. [Disc 3] Luv Kush, uttar Ramayan. [Disc 3 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 1 library worldwide
Sita gives birth to twins, Luv and Kush.
Abused women Action and adventure films Adultery Amnesia Arranged marriage College teachers Domestic relations Dowry Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Foreign films Friendship Hindus India Interpersonal relations Interviews Justice Kapūra, Rāja,--1924-1988 Love Man-woman relationships Marriage Miscommunication Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures Motion pictures Motion pictures, Hindi Musical films Musical films Orphans Pakistan Political science Popular music Rāma (Hindu deity) Rape victims Revolutionaries Romance films Sagar, Ramanand,--1917-2005 Singh, Bhagat Social history Songs, Hindi Television musicals Television programs Uncles Vālmīki Videocassettes Video recordings--for the hearing impaired