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Śāntārāma, Vhī 1901-1990

Overview
Works: 57 works in 137 publications in 4 languages and 448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Biography  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vhī Śāntārāma
Do ănkheṃ, bārah hāth = Two eyes, twelve hands( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a jail superintendent who converts prisoners into responsible citizens. Adinath takes six murderers to a desolate area and sets up a farming commune. In spite of threats of violence from nearby villagers who see their economic interests threatened, they produce a viable farm. This stylised parable about human virtue is notable for its neo-expressionist imagery
[Jhanaka jhanaka pāyala bāje] = Jhanak jhanak payal baaje( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mangal Maharaj, once a great dancer, wants his son Girdhar to follow his footsteps and win the title of "Bharat Natraj". But first they need to find a dance partner. They discover a young woman named Neela, who agrees to study under Mangal. Things get complicated when Girdhar and Neela fall in love, against Mangal's wishes
Navrang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the last days of the eighteenth century when one by one the kingdoms of various states in India were falling to the British there lived in one small independent state a poet called Navrang. His poetry about a beautiful woman earns him the title of court poet but costs him the love of his wife"--Container
Dr. Kotnis ki Amar Kahani( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Japanese invasion of China, a young Indian doctor joins the Chinese resistance, meets and courts a Chinese girl, cures a virulent plague, and is captured by a Japanese platoon
Boond jo ban gayee moti( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is story of a simple village school teacher. His younger brother, who is studying in a city colleage, is a lier and a spendthrift. He constatnly takes advantage of his brother's affection for him to the extent that he murders a girl and the blame falls on the elder brother. The elder brother must has to pass the test of purity and prove his innocence to the world
Geet gaaya patthronne( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Hindi and Khoisan and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multi-millionaire hires Vijay, a talented architect, to build a house honoring the rich man's daughter, who was kidnapped when she was a year old. Vijay asks Vidya to pose as the model for the main statue of the house, not realizing that she is actually the wife he'd left years earlier
Kunku = the unexpected( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in Marathi and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This feminist melodrama centers on Neera, called Nirmalal in the Hindi version (Shanta Apte), an idealistic young lass who is forced to marry an aging widower named Kakasaheb (Keshavrao Date). Though a forward-thinking and wealthy lawyer, the old man is unable to convince her to consummate the marriage. Neera argues that she can live with suffering but not with the injustice of this coerced coupling. Neera meets with terrific resistance from her aunt (Vimala Vasisth), her mother-in-law, and her husband's lecherous stepson. After a long discussion with his daughter, who is roughly Neera's age, Kakasaheb agrees to the only way out -- suicide. Just before he snuffs it, he implores his would-be wife to find a younger husband
Manoos( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Marathi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a simple-minded policeman and an innocent prostitute. He offers to marry her and restore her to life of decency. Haunted by the moral legacy of the past she walks out of his life
Śejārī = Shejari( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Marathi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Hindu family and a Muslim family who are neighbors, but drift apart because of a misunderstanding. A calamity reunites them
Sehra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical love story is set in the desert of Rajasthan. Vikram and Angaara belongs to rival clans. Angaara's father Sardar Sherpal always wanted a son and this desire has seen Angaara grow into a tomboy.The quarrels between the clan bring Vikram and Angaara frequently in contact and as destiny will it, love blossoms between the two. Obviously the clan chiefs are not too pleased and to complicate matter, a second suitor is eager to marry Angaara
Pinjra = Pin̄jarā( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling dance troupe comes to an Indian village and the local teacher becomes upset when the villagers would rather skip school to attend the troupe's performances. The teacher falls in love with the lead performer and ends up joining the troupe after he is mistakenly thought to have been murdered
Jal bin machhli nritya bin bijli( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Hindi and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alaknanda is a young woman who wants to learn dance from the popular musician Prince Kailash. But she does so against the wishes of her father. Meanwhile she falls for Kailash. But he is already engaged"--Container
Dharmatma( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Marathi and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Eknath's teachings concerning humanity, equality, compassion are given foremost significance in this film
Do ān̐kheṅ bāraha hātha = Do ankhen barah haath = Two eyes, twelve hands( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of a jail superintendent who takes the challenge of rehabilitating six murder convicts away from the high walls of prison in a remote farm"--Container
Ayodhyecha raja( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Marathi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a mythological tale revolving around the truthful, benevolent King Harishchandra, who is known for sacrificing everything in order to safeguard "truth."
Tīna batī cāra rāstā = Three lights & four streets( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kshama is hired as a maid in a wealthy home. She teaches the family tolerance for ethnic diversity
Gita gāyā patharom ne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Hindi and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young sculptor
Songs from V. Shantaram's classic collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in Hindi and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of 23 musical numbers from the classic films of V. Shantaram
Daheja = Dahei( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thakur is a proud and dignified man with an only daughter, Chanda who is of marriageable age. His wife and he receive a suitable proposal from the house of a lawyer and his wife. They accept this proposal, and during this process, Thakur makes it clear to the lawyer that he is unable to afford any dowry
Piñjarā by Vhī Śāntārāma( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Marathi and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is this idealist and respectable teacher residing in a Maharashtrian village. Then a Tamasha goup (folk performers) arrive in the village. Tamasha is popular among the villagers mostly for the woman performers. The school teacher feels disgusted that the villagers rush to see the woman rather than attend his school. The woman, angered by the schoolmaster's ethical lectures, vows revenge which spells doom for the poor teacher. She involves him in a murder, and acting to be his friend, advises him to dress the dead body in his clothes to fool villagers and the police, and escape in the cover of the tamasha party. The unsuspecting schoolmaster does just that and in the bargain, ends up being an all-purpose hand in the unit
 
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Alternative Names
Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram

Śāṃtārāma 1901-1990

Shantaram Bapu, 1901-1990

Shantaram, Rajaram Vankudre 1901-

Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre 1901-1990

Shantaram, V. 1901-

Shantaram, V. 1901-1990

V. Shantaram Film director, actor

V. Shantaram Indiaas filmregisseur (1901-1990)

V. Shantaram indischer Filmregisseur

V・シャンタラム

V·森達拉姆

В. Шантарам индийский кинорежиссёр

Раджарам Ванкудре Шантарам Кинорежиссёр

वी शांताराम

वी शांताराम फिल्म निर्देशक, कलाकार

व्ही. शांताराम

ভি শান্তারাম

ଭି. ଶାନ୍ତାରାମ

வி. சாந்தாரம்

వి. శాంతారాం

వి. శాంతారాం చిత్రనిర్మాత,దర్శకుడు మరియు నటుడు.

ವಿ ಶಾಂತಾರಾಮ್‌ ಚಿತ್ರ ನಿರ್ದೆಶಕ , ನಟ

വി. ശാന്താറാം

Languages
Hindi (62)

Marathi (33)

English (5)

Khoisan (1)