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Pāṭīla, Smitā 1955-1986

Works: 78 works in 206 publications in 5 languages and 1,223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Legal films  Social problem films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Mirch Masala = Spices by Ketan Mehta( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1940's, this film explores an Indian community's reaction to an oppressed, impoverished woman's plight involving British colony tax collectors
Bhumika = The Role by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 112 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
Tarang( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Hindi and held by 107 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
Arth( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inder Malhotra, a fashionable film-maker, is married to Pooja when he starts an affair with film star, Kavita. Pooja leaves him and experiences the social insecurities of a single working woman. Her dilemmas are highlighted by the parallel story of her cleaning lady who, abandoned by her husband, kills him and is arrested. Kavita, who suffers from guilt, eventually succumbs to schizophrenia and leaves Inder
Ardh satya( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anant Welankar, young, artistically inclined, is forced into a career with the police by his domineering policeman father. Cheated out of his chance to earn a medal for the capture of a dangerous dacoit, Welankar takes to drink. Forced to approach an underworld don for help to save his career, Welankar makes his choice. He would rather face the law for his crime than lose his soul for a career
Namak halaal : Namaka halāla( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Arjun (Amitabh Bachchan) is brought up by his Daddu (Om Prakash). While in the city he meets up with Bhairon (Ram P. Sethi) who guides him into finding a job as a servant in a 5-star hotel owned by Raja (Shashi Kapoor). While in the hotel, Arjun meets Poonam (Smita Patil) and falls in love with her. During this time, many attempts are made to kill Raja by Girdar Singh (Satyendra Kapoor) and his son Ranjeet (Ranjeet). Will Arjun be able to save Raja from these attacks?
Nishānt = Night's end( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Hindi and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy zamindar and his brothers dominate a village and treat the villagers as slaves. The brothers abduct the wife of a village schoolmaster. He reacts by stirring up an uprising among the villagers who eventually strike back and kill most members of the zamindar family
Gaman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the story of a young man Ghulam Hasan, who has little education, less land and no opportunity in his own village. He migrates to Bombay, leaving behind his old mother and young wife, Khairun. In the city, Ghulam finds refuge with his friend, Lallu Lal Tewari, who is a taxi-driver
Mandi by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a whore house in a remote town which becomes the bone of contention between political and business interests
Aakrosh( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expressionist-fiction based on a true political crime in a small town near Bombay. Man wrongly accused of murdering his wife stays silent; investigation reveals that his wife was killed by a group of businessmen and politicians who had raped her, and that local police are aiding the cover-up. Atmosphere enhanced by close-ups, dramatic lighting, rapid-paced action
Koṇḍūrā : mānasa kā maharshi = Konḍurā : mānasa kā maharshī by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in Hindi and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kondura is the story of a young brahmin, Parasuram, torn between the horns of a dilemma -his free will and the belief in the predestined nature of existence. Parasuram's elder brother who supports the family is incensed by Parasuram's inability to do anything useful. Parasuram runs away from home to make his fortune in the city"--Container
Aakhir kyon? = Ākhira kyoṃ( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kabir is a rich businessman and there are two women in his life. Nisha is married to him, while Indu is seeking revenge, as she wanted to be his wife. Marriage to Kabir is not a happy one for Nisha as he treats her as if she is inferior to him. She is pregnant and confined to another part of the house, and this puts Indu in a favorable position to have an adulterous relationship with Kabir. After her daughter is born, Nisha leaves Kabir and begins a career as a writer. Her daughter is now grown, and although she was at first forbidden to see her, she hopes that she will be allowed to attend her wedding. As she contemplates her own future she also wonders about Kabir and Indu
Manthan = The churning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City vet tries to establish milk cooperative in Gujarati village in the face of a hostile and greedy milk contractor and caste discrimination
Bazaar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic love story focusing on the fate of poor Muslim women in Hyderabad
Subah( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in Hindi and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sulabha decides to take charge of a women's rehabilitation center in a small Indian town. There she has to contend with the gross corruption and greed which further exploits and victimises the women in her care. The governors of the institution eventually make life so difficult for her that she has to resign. When she returns home, her husband informs her that he has taken a mistress. Sulabha leaves her home determined to make a life for herself. A national award winner for best film of the year
Debshishu( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Hindi and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerfully realistic study of poverty, illiteracy, natural calamities, and the toll they take on the human soul. The story of a rural couple who birth a deformed baby after a flood destroys their village, with a provocative and heart-breaking ending
Aakaler sandhane by Mrinal Sen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Bengali and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young, idealistic director arrives in a Bengali village to fictionally reconstruct the 1943 man-made Bengal famine. Once in the town everything begins to go wrong. An actress walks off the set and a local girl quits when the film's subject becomes too personal, forestalling production. Ironically the presence of the film crew begins to drive up the price of food in the village, leaving the residents angry and fearful of another famine
Jawaab( Visual )

in Hindi and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thakur Ram Pratap Singh (Babbar), a business executive, reports the murder of a journalist, despite the warnings of his friends. His complaint results in the arrest and imprisonment of Jagmohan (Danny), a very smart gangster. Then come the repercussions. Ram Pratap, a loving husband and affectionate father cannot handle the harassment. When he is near breaking point, Inspector Sharma (Oberoi), a sympathetic policeman, helps them get into the witness protection programme. But the relief is short lived. Their identity is blown and they are on the run. Desperate, fearing for the safety of his wife and child, running from place to place, Ram Pratap decides not to run anymore. He will confront his nemesis face to face. "I'd rather die, looking my enemy in the eye. I will not take it lying down anymore." How a quite, gentle, ordinary man turns the tables on his persecutor is the story of this tense, polished thriller
Nazrana( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned musician Rajat Sharma accused of murdering Sheetal Puri scream the newspaper headlines. For Rajat Sharma (Rajesh Khanna) this is the beginning of a nightmare. His wife Mukta (Sridevi) is shocked to discover that there have been many women in Rajat's past. One of them has also had a child with Rajat
Prakash Mehra's Namak halaal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Patil, Smita 1955-1986

Patil, Smita -1986

Pāṭīla, Smitā d. 1986

Smita Patil 1955-1986

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Smitā Pātīla 1955-1986

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