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Palekar, Amol

Overview
Works: 45 works in 127 publications in 4 languages and 1,007 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Ghost films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Romantic comedy films  Documentary films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Film editor, Translator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amol Palekar
Paheli = Pehelī by Amol Palekar( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Hindi and German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lachchi is married to Kishan, whose only interest is money. On the night of their marriage, he leaves to pursue his business interests. However a ghost has fallen in love with Lachchi and he takes on Kishan's appearance and wins everyone's heart. When the real Kishan finally returns five years later, confusion abounds until finally a wise old shepherd devises the three tests to resolve the paheli that has baffled everyone
Baton baton mein by Basu Chatterjee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie Perreira is an overly anxious widow, living with her guitar-obsessed son, Sabhi, and a lovely daughter, Nancy, who she would like to get married to a wealthy young man. Her helpful neighbor, Tom, introduces a young eligible Tony Braganza to Nancy in the 9:10 AM Western Railway local train from Bandra to Churchgate. Tom also asks Nancy to introduce Tony to Rosie, which she does. Rosie is initially apprehensive about him as he only drawing a mere Rs. 300, compared to Nancy's Rs. 700, but soon changes her mind when she finds out that after his probationary period he will draw a monthly pay of Rs. 1000, Nancy and Tom are permitted to meet and both eventually fall in love. While Nancy wants to follow her mother's directions and get married, Tony is hesitant, and this is what costs him Nancy's love, as she starts to feel that he will not come through with the marriage. And soon Rosie starts looking elsewhere for a son-in-law, while Tony is still reluctant to make any commitments
Tarang( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Hindi and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sethji is a widowed, a businessman and lives a comfortable life with his only daughter, Hansa, his son-in-law, Rahul, and a grandson, Munna. He has Rahul as his right-hand man, and a nephew named Dinesh who also assists in running the business. Petty rivalries and jealousies have grown in the family, and Sethji and Rahul feel that Dinesh is now trying to undermine the business. They would like to get rid of him, without attracting any attention to themselves. They do terminate Dinesh, but this affects Sethji's health, and he dies. Shortly thereafter, Hansa also dies, leaving Rahul to look after the business on his own. But there are many questions unanswered, like why was no one in attendance with the ailing Sethji; Hansa's death was a suicide, why was it covered up?; what of the affair that Rahul is having with Janki, their maidservant, who is full of venom against the family; and the involvement of Anita, Rahul's secretary, in his personal life. With the police getting involved, it is time for them to either come clean or go their separate ways
The raw mango by Amol Palekar( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Marathi and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kairee narrates the sweet and sour experiences of a ten year old girl brought to her aunt's house due to the loss of her parents. The girl struggles to cope with the hostilites of her new environment. With help, she learns to create a world of love, beauty, and hope ... and a world of raw mangos
Bhumika = The Role by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 102 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
Golmaal = Fun unlimited by Rohit Shetty( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in Hindi and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man who does not believe his employees should engage in recreation of any kind. When Ramprasad is caught by his boss at a soccer match, he has to invent a twin brother, the clean shaven Laxman Prasad, to save his job. But things take a whacky turn when the boss's daughter falls for Laxman Prasad and her father insists that she should marry Ramprasad
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
Rajnigandha( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deepa and Sanjay are a young couple with sharply different aspirations--while Deepa is seriously pursuing her Ph. D. Sanjay is relatively unambitious, content with his circumstances and his circle of friends. Deepa is required to go to Bombay for a job interview, where she meets new people with different lifestyles to which she is drawn. When she eventually returns to Delhi, familiar rajnigandha (tuberoses) are awaiting her--a gift that Sanjay always bestows, and she is comforted
Anaahat = Eternity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Marathi and Hindi and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A period drama set in the tenth century. The king of Malla kingdom is impotent, but he and the queen have a close bond. The king's council requires that the queen follow the custom of 'niyog' to produce an heir. She must choose a mate for a night; she and the king are given no choice
Chitchor( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member 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 14 WorldCat member 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
Naram garam( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story revolves around an old man, chachaji in search of a home after his house is repossesed by the village money-lender, and his young daughter, Kusum. Ramprasad is a poor young man in the employ of Bhavani Shankar a superstitious, middle aged widower. Ramprasad succeeds in securing a victory for Bhavani Shankar in a long running court case, which gives back Bhavani Shankar's family the possession of an ancestral house. When Ramprasad is assigned the responsibility of getting the house back in shape so that it can be re-occupied, chachaji and Kusum arrive there. When this comes to the knowledge of the estate manager, Gajanan Babu, he arrives furious and determined to oust the usurpers. However, he succumbs to the charms of Kusum and instead of ousting the old man and his daughter, presents a proposal of marriage. Horrified, Kusum and Ramprasad turn to Babua for help. He, in turn, is captivated by Kusum's beauty and presses his suit. Then Ramprasad turns to Bhavani Shankar, but he, too, declares he wants to marry Kusum
Apne paraye( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Hindi and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is a social drama dealing with the problems of the joint family system. Chandernath an unemployed youth, his wife and children live jointly with their rich cousins. The rich cousins wives make snide remarks at Chandrantath and family and finally Chandranath leaves with his wife for their ancestral village. There they repair the old dilapidated house and try to live on their meager means. However the rich cousins are still not satisfied and they want to take away the village property share too. Chandranath bears all the brunt till one day the rich cousins realise Chandranath's worth, as he has developed the joint village property for their common interest. The family once again comes with in the fold of the joint family system
Ankahee( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astrologer's son tries to circumvent the prediction that his first wife will die in childbirth
Kairee = The raw mango( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kairee narrates the sweet and sour experiences of a ten year old girl brought to her aunt's house due to the loss of her parents. The girl struggles to cope with the hostilites of her new environment. With help, she learns to create a world of love, beauty, and hope ... and a world of raw mangos
Jeevan dhaara( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama concerning the events that swirl around a beautiful Indian woman, Sangeetha, as she searches for a meaningful life
Khamosh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder mystery set in Kashmir during the shooting of a film. The cast doesn't get along and after a fist fight one of the cast is murdered
Shriman shrimati( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy couple, Shankarlal and Parvati, are appalled at the problems of the world, especially in households, so they decide to try to make things right. The couple goes to work on families with problems such as alcoholism, lack of education, and dysfunction to turn them around and improve their relations with each other
Aanchal( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Themes of domestic discord, romance and villainy within a rural setting
Bhinna shadja( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Marathi and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on unparalleled contributions of Padmavibhushan Kishori Amonkar to Indian classical music and an exploration of larger debates on the nature of art itself --- from container
 
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Alternative Names
Amol Palekar

Amol Palekar acteur indien

Amol Palekar actor indio

Amol Palekar Indiaas acteur

Amol Palekar Indian actor

Amol Palekar pemeran asal India

Амол Палекар

آمل پالکار بازیگر و کارگردان هندی

امول پالیکر

अमोल पालेकर अभिनेता

অমল পালেকর ভারতীয় অভিনেতা

ਅਮੋਲ ਪਾਲੇਕਰ

અમોલ પાલેકર

ଅମୋଲ ପାଲେକର ଭାରତୀୟ ଅଭିନେତା

అమోల్ పాలేకర్

ಅಮೋಲ್ ಪಾಲೇಕರ್

അമോൽ പാലേക്കർ

അമോൽ പാലേക്കർ ഇന്ത്യന്‍ ചലചിത്ര അഭിനേതാവ്

Languages
Hindi (80)

German (5)

Marathi (3)

English (3)