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Alvi, Abrar 1927-2009

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Most widely held works by Abrar Alvi
Saheb bibi aur ghulam by Abrar Alvi( Visual )

39 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lowly servant, Bhootnath gets close to the wife of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective."--Imdb
Pyaasa by Guru Dutt( Visual )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life and loves of an unsuccessful poet
Kaagaz ke phool = Fleurs de papier by Guru Dutt( Visual )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells, in flashback, the story of Suresh Sinha, a famous Indian film director. His marriage to Bina, the daughter of a wealthy parvenue, is wrecked because film directing is a job lacking in social status. Sinha is denied access to his beloved daughter who is sent to a private boarding school. Gossip columns link a beautiful motion picture star with Sinha, and when she withdraws from filmwork Sinha's fortune rapidly declines, leaving him forgotten and destitute
Assoiffé by Guru Dutt( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Hindi and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years with Guru Dutt : Abrar Alvi's journey by Sathya Saran( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the association of Indian filmmakers Gurudatta, 1925-1964 and Abrar Alvi, b. 1927
Mr. & Mrs. '55( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feminist Sita Devi tries to influence her niece Anita Varma to hate men, but Anita is secretly in love with tennis champion Ramesh. When Anita stands to lose her inheritance if she does not quickly marry, Sita arranges for her to marry Preetam, an unemployed cartoonist
F.C. Mehra's prince = Prinsa = Prins( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story of resurgent India when the nation threw off the British yoke, and of a prince who brought about his own downfall so that he might rise as a human being
The dialogue of Pyaasa : Guru Dutt's immortal classic by Abrar Alvi( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aar-Paar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story of a jobless man who become a taxi-driver and unknowingly gets involved in smuggling
Baharen phir bhi aayengi!( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... on one hand a classic love triangle and on the other, the triumph of truth. Amita (Mala Sinha), the managing director of a newspaper, fires her young reporter, Jiten (Dharmendra) for his story about some corrupt but influential builders, only to discover that his report is true. She hires him back and secretly falls in love with him, but finds out that Jiten is in love with her own younger sister, Sunita (Tanuja). Meanwhile the pressure from the board of directors to fire Jiten mounts as his stories get too uncomfortably close to the truth"--Yash Raj Films website
Manoranjan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rattan loves Nisha, a vibrant prostitute he had met when he worked in law enforcement. He decides to take a night job and in the day to pose as a rich man who pays Nisha to spend time with him, thus preventing her from selling her body. After awhile, Rattan decides to "kill off" his alternate identity, only to find himself charged with murder
Saathi = Sāthī( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ravi and Shanti, a surgeon and a nurse, are perfectly compatible mates, dedicated to their patients, professions and each other. Believing Shanti dead, to oblige a friend Ravi marries his daughter Rajini, but makes it clear no conjugal relations can occur between them since his heart still belongs to Shanti. A laboratory accident leaves Ravi blind, and in the nursing care of Shanti under the assumed name of Sharda. Grief and heartache finally yield to happier circumstances for all
Gurū Datta ke sātha eka daśaka : Abrāra Ālvī kī yātrā by Sathya Saran( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guddu = Guḍḍū( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student of science and a student of art meet and fall in love. They are tested when a tragic incident changes everything
Suraj( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swashbuckling musical romance involving kidnapping, mistaken identities, and evil plots
Professor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preetam (Shammi Kapoor), while in search of a job, gets rejected due to his young age and job requirements set by Sitadevi (Lalita Pawar). Desperate to get a job, he poses as an old professor and meets with Sitadevi who employs him to teach her niece
Biwi o biwi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy of errors involving mistaken identities, impersonations and delightful subterfuges
Gharana( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prem Mehra is a wealthy, kind-hearted, and generous man who lives in a palatial home with his wife, Laxmi, a daughter, and two sons, Vijay and Ravi. Dharamdas is a foe of Prem, and he involves gangster and an employee of Prem's (Munshi) to steal some priceless diamonds from his safe, thereby implicating Prem in the theft, and making him lose all his wealth and estate. Prem and his family re-locate to live with their devoted and loyal employee, Rahim."--IMDb
Guru Dutt : six classic films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sahib bibi aur ghulam: Bhootnath, a lowly servant, gets close to the wife of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective
Raj Kapoor's Biwi o biwi : the fun-film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in Hindi and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chandra (Kapoor) desperately wants to get married. Through a friend, Chandra gets a job in a theatre where his stage performance attracts the attention of Asha (Dhillon), who falls in love with him. But Asha's father (Kumar), a retired army officer, will never allow his daughter to marry a civilian and has plans for Asha to marry the son of his friend, Captain Hari. However, when Asha pours out her problems to the Captain, he agrees to "refuse" to marry Asha and lets Chandra masquerade as him. What follows is a comedy of errors full of mistaken identities and deception
 
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Abarāra Alavī

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Alavī, Abarāra

Alavī, Abarāra 1927-2009

Абрар Алви

ابرار علوی فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان هندی

আব্রার আল্ভি Indian actor

ਅਬਰਾਰ ਅਲਵੀ

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Languages
Hindi (107)

English (7)

Bengali (2)

French (1)