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Puri, Amrish

Overview
Works: 241 works in 520 publications in 6 languages and 7,257 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Musical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Biography  Film adaptations  Film sequels  Epic films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Amrish Puri
Publications by Amrish Puri
Publications by Amrish Puri, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Amrish Puri
 
Most widely held works by Amrish Puri
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( visu )
50 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,734 libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge The brave-heart will take the bride by Aditya Chopra( visu )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Rahul and Simran fall in love while travelling in Europe on holiday. Simran's father, settled in London for twenty-two years, is determined that his daughter should marry a family friend, back in their homeland of rural Punjab. All his plans undergo serious revision once the family travels to India and Rahul also shows up
The adventures of Indiana Jones ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail
Gadar ek prem katha ( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Geographical boundaries created by political events keep two lovers apart. Before the partition of India in 1947, a Sikh truck driver comes to know an aristocratic Muslim girl. During the religious riots that erupt soon after partition, they meet again when he saves her from a murderous mob. As she is now alone, he promises to take her to Pakistan; on the way they fall in love, and she decides to stay with him in India. They marry, have a son, and then she discovers that her family was not killed, but are living in Pakistan
Dilwale dulhania le jayenge Dilavāle dulhaniyā le jāyeṅge ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 110 libraries worldwide
A romantic anecdote of second-generation Indians living in Britain. After Rahul falls in love with Simran on a European holiday, he follows her family back home to the Punjab, where she has been promised to a family friend. Rahul struggles to win over the hearts of every member of Simran's family so that they will allow him to marry her instead
Mujhse shaadi karogi ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 98 libraries worldwide
When two handsome hunks fall in love with the same girl a love triangle and zany comedy result. When Sameer falls in love with Rani, his happiness is soon sabotaged by none other than his new roommate Sunny, who has also fallen for Rani. Both Romeos try desperate measures to win their lady love, but whatever Sameer does goes spectacularly wrong, and whatever Sunny tries goes spectacularly right. Other complications arise from Rani's strict army officer father, Sameer's best friend and astrologer, and a resident snoozer
Taal Tāla ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A love triangle set in the Indian professional music world
Bhumika The Role by Shyam Benegal( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 82 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
Nishānt Night's end ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Based on Tendulkar's original play which apparently was inspired by an actual event. A story of injustice centering around a tyrant landlord, a schoolteacher and the teacher's wife in an Indian village
Mr. India Mi ̣iṇḍiyā ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Mogambo hopes to be the emperor of India and is behind the riots and general mahem which is plaguing the country. Arun Veghem, who runs an orphanage, finds his father's secret formula for making himself invisible. Disguised as the invisible superhero "Mr. India", Arun takes on Mogambo. He is assisted in this adventure by Seema, the crime reporter, who is in love with him
Zubeidaa Zubeidā ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 65 libraries worldwide
The story of a young man's quest to recover the memory of the mother he never knew and to piece together her life from the memories of those who knew her
Koyla ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Gauri, a young village woman, is tricked into marriage with Raja, a wicked old man, who has sent her a photograph of his handsome servant Shankar. She falls in love with Shankar, they escape together but are recaptured
Pardes ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Kishorilal, a billionaire who has made his fortune in the United States, now wants to infuse the Indian culture into his son (Rajiv), who was brought up in the West. Kishorilal goes to India to find a traditional "Indian" girl for his "American" son. He selects the daughter (Ganga) of an old friend and sends Rajiv to India for his approval. They become engaged and return to America where East (Ganga) and West (Rajiv) clash as their different values collide
Chori chori chupke chupke ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 58 libraries worldwide
This film, a love story about the intriguing web of human relationships, is enhanced by youth and melodious music
Karan Arjun Karana Arjuna ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Faith in reincarnation restores Durga's two murdered sons, who subsequently avenge their own deaths
The hero love story of a spy ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 56 libraries worldwide
An Army intelligence officer named Arun forms a spy network to fight terrorists in a neighbouring country. He trains a young shepherd girl Reshma as part of the network and falls in love with her
Yaadein yādeṃ ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Raj Singh returns to India after living in London for 25 years, with his three grown up daughters. He made a promise to his dying wife that he would treat his daughters as friends and get them married to their happiness. He goes through a journey with each one facing different situations: of an arranged marriage, a broken marriage and love marriage
Garv pride & honor ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 41 libraries worldwide
An action-revenge drama about police, the underworld and political corruption
Chachi 420 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A millionaire's daughter elopes with a dance choreographer. After having a child they divorce, and the husband schemes to see his child, even disguising himself as a woman to be a part of her life. Complications follow
 
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Alternative Names
Amarīśa Purī
Amarīśa Purī 1932-2005
Amrish Puri
Amrish Puri 1932-2005
Puri, Amareesh
Purī, Amarīśa
Purī, Amarīśa 1932-2005
पुरी, अमरीश, 1932-2005
Languages
Hindi (104)
English (54)
German (5)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Czech (1)
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