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Banerjee, Victor

Works: 55 works in 157 publications in 6 languages and 3,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fiction  Biography  Horror films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Political films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Victor Banerjee
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman
Shatranj ke khilari Chess players by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in Urdu and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom of Oudh has a gently decadent Nawab (king), who is busy being a poet, composer, singer, dancer, and choreographer, but not a ruler. Mirza and Mir are old friends, living in the capital city off ancestral wealth and taxes on their lands. As the king is obsessed with his artistic endeavors, the friends are obsessed with shatranj (chess). In 1856, the East India Company sends General Outram, the British Resident of Lucknow, to take over the kingdom, under the charge of misrule. The king dithers, the friends play chess. British troops march into the city; the king surrenders without a fight, and the friends remove to a distant village so they can play in peace
Ghare-bāire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in Bengali and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the winter of 1907-1908 in Bengal, widespread terrorism is rampant. A beautiful and sheltered woman's love is tested when her husband invites his boyhood friend to stay at their home while organizing a boycott of British goods. Much to her husband's dismay, she not only falls in love with his friend but also joins his quest for political justice
Hullabaloo over Georgie and Bonnie's pictures( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In India, a young Maharaja, Georgie, and his sister, Bonnie, possess a collection of Indian miniature paintings. Two art collectors try to scam the artwork out of the Maharaja's hands while the collection's curator works both sides against each other
My brother-- Nikhil by Onir( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hindi and English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikhil Kapoor is state swimming champion in Goa, and the idol of his peers. Then, one night in 1989, he is arrested and becomes a social outcast who has tested positive for HIV/AIDS. His parents reject him - only his sister and his lover stand by him. The film follows Nikhil's quest to achieve something in life, to be happy and to be loved
Late Ray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Bengali and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger. Based on the filmmaker's own story, The Stranger involves a bourgeois couple who are taken off guard when a man claiming to be the wife's long-lost uncle sends word that he will be coming to stay with them after years of travel
Bhoot( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite being told that the previous tenant jumped to her death, stock analyst Vishal takes a 12th-floor apartment in a Mumbai city-center block. His wife Swati starts to feel she's not alone, but goes about everyday chores. Then she begins sleepwalking. Vishal consults psychiatrist Dr. Rajan, while the couple's maid--who believes Swati is possessed--calls in Sarita, an exorcist. Meanwhile, other seemingly unrelated events take place around the building: the watchman is terrorized, one of the residents behaves erratically, and a murder occurs. Inspector Qureshi is sent to investigate. All the while, neither the psychiatrist nor the exorcist make much progress with Swati
Amartya Sen a life reexamined( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the life and work of Amartya Sen, the first South Asian to win the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics. The film is centered around a conversation between Sen and economist Kaushik Basu, a student of Sen, and is interspersed with interviews of other experts as well as footage of places connected with Sen's life
Joggers' park( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Joggers Park, a young, vibrant girl, Jenny happens to meet a noted celebrity justice Chatterjee who comes into contact with her and observes the modern youth and its changing patterns in 2003, after spending 40 years of his life under the roofs of various courtrooms where morals, values & ethics form the base of the judiciary system
The home and the world( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in Bengali and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman falls in love with her husband's boyhood friend and his political ideals
The Satyajit Ray collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Bengali and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadgati: Dukhi, an untouchable who asks the village Brahmin to set an auspicious date for is daughter's wedding. When Dukhi undertakes arduous household chores in return, a tragedy befalls him, leaving the Brahmin with a dilemma of conscience
Sarkar raj( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard Power Plant, an international company, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Maharashtra before the Nagres, insightful Shankar is quick to realize the benefits the power plant can bring to the people. After convincing Sarkar who is against it for various reasons, Shankar undertakes a journey along with Anita to the villages of Maharashtra to mobilize support from the masses. However, things are not what they seem to be and Shankar's dream project gradually becomes a political minefield. It is in this backdrop the evil forces mightier than ever, mushroom and gang up to bring down the regime of Sarkar and obliterate Shankar's name from the political horizon
Kal yug Kala yuga = Kalyug( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the conflicts within an industrial dynasty in India, with events taking a tragic turn. Includes elements of the Mahabharata set in modern-day society
Arohan( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The "Arohan" is remarkably true depiction of peasant farmers struggle under the bondage system and landlord's rule. Set in the post British rule in India this gripping story stars Om Puri in the peasant farmer's role which won him the Best Actor award in 1981"--Container
Children of war nine months to freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film sheds light on Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence and the atrocities committed against the Bengalis by the Pakistani military to suppress the liberation movement
Bow Barracks forever!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real life story of a tiny but resolute Anglo Indian community living together in a tenement building right in the heart of bustling north Kolkata. Being Christian and speaking English, they are trying desperately to keep alive their hopes, dreams, aspirations and identity
Bitter moon by Roman Polanski( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a Mediterranean cruise intended to spice up their marriage, uptight British couple Nigel and Fiona encounter an alluring French woman named Mimi. Later, Nigel meets Mimi's wheelchair bound American husband Oscar. Over a series of evenings Oscar insists that Nigel listen to the torrid story of how Oscar and Mimi fell in love in Paris, only for the love to turn sour
La route des Indes by David Lean( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux jeunes anglaises arrivent en Inde et sont frappées par l'extrême discrimination raciale qui y règne. Leur rencontre avec le bon Docteur Aziz les détourne provisoirement de ce sentiment d'intolérance. Mais l'une des deux filles est victime d'une agression : la nouvelle se répand très vite et suffit à mettre à feu un pays au bord de l'explosion
Apne by Anil Sharma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baldev Singh Chaoudhary was not able to make history by becoming the World heavy-weight champion because the betting mafia conspired against him and got him banned from boxing. Now his hopes rest with his sons
Foreign body( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a struggling Indian who immigrated to England in search of a better life. This outrageous farce plays havoc with both human nature and the medical profession
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A passage to India
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Banerji, Victor

Banerji, Victor 1946-

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विक्टर बैनर्जी

English (53)

Hindi (29)

Bengali (20)

French (5)

Urdu (3)

German (1)