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APRIL FOOL (U) 1963 INDIAN        MUKHERJI,  SUBODH HINDI    £12.99
   
Bollywood drama. Ashok (Biswajeet) is a slacker from a wealthy family who is only interested in messing around and playing practical jokes on people.
THE BIG CITY (PG) 1963  INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
 
   In order to help with her family's financial situation, Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee) finds work as a saleswoman. Despite her husband Subrata (Anil Chatterjee)'s insecurity over this, when he loses his job, Arati becomes the sole provider for her family.
BLACK HEN (12A) 2015 NEPAL  BHAM, MIN BAHADUR £15.99
   During a fragile ceasefire in the 2001 Nepalese Civil War, young  Prakash and Kiran go in search for their missing hen which provides them with their income by selling the hens eggs.
THE COWARD (KAPURUSH) (PG) INDIA RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
    Stranded in a small town, a screenwriter is shocked to discover that a girl he once loved is now married to the tea plantation owner who has offered to put him up.
EK VILLAIN    SURI, MOHIT   HINDI    £12.99
    Bollywood romance starring Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor.
GO GOA GONE  (15) 2013  INDIA  NIDIMORU, RAJ/D K, KRISHNA   IN HINDI    £12.99
    Bollywood zombie comedy starring Saif Ali Khan
THE HERO (PG) 1966 INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   
Bollywood drama directed by Satyajit Ray. Aditi is a pretty journalist who interviews the film star Arindam Mukherjee on a train trip to Delhi, and flashbacks are used to illustrate the main events in the actor's life.
THE HOLY MAN (PG) 1965 INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   
A widower and his daughter as they become more and more influenced by the Holy man Birinchi Baba, but is really who he says he is?
LONELY WIFE  (U) 1964  INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   
Cited by Ray as his ‘most flawless film’, this sensitive, moving tale of a neglected housewife in Victorian-era Calcutta is adapted from a story by Rabindranath Tagore.
THE LUNCHBOX (PG) INDIA 2013 DVD - £15.99 BLU-RAY - £19.99
Hindi romantic drama starring Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur.
MURDER (12) INDIA      BASU, ANURAG   IN HINDI        £12.99
    Sudhir (Ashmit Matel) and Simran Sehgal (Mallika Sherwat) are a young Indian couple who live in the wealthy suburn of Bangkok. When Simran (Sherwat) bumps into an ex-lover, her relationship with Sehgal ((Sherwat) leads the three down a path of destruction and devastation.
THE SATYAJIT RAY COLLECTION: VOLUME 3 (PG)  INDIA  BENGALI £29.99
   
Satyajit Ray is internationally acknowledged as one of the great masters of world cinema. This new collection features three more accomplished works.The Public Enemy (1990) An adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s ‘An Enemy of the People’. The Home And The World (1984) A Journey of a woman who recalls the events that molded her perspective on the world. Deliverance (1981) An interesting look at the differences in the Indian caste system.
SHOOTOUT AT WADALA (18) 2013  INDIA  GUPTA, SANJAY   IN HINDI £12.99
   
Second feature in the Bollywood crime thriller franchise 'Shootout'

INDIAN DVDS



A FLAT (15) 2010 INDIA        MADHUKAR,  HEMANT    IN HINDI    £13.99
   
Bollywood supernatural thriller.

A THROW OF THE DICE  (U)  1929  INDIA   OSTEN,  FRANZ    SILENT      £19.99
 Based on an episode from the Mahabharata.
AAKROSH (15) 2010 INDIA    PRIYADARSHAN        IN HINDI    £13.99   
Bollywood action thriller from director Priyadarshan. Three friends have reportedly gone missing in Jhaanjhar, a small village in New Dehli. CBI officers Sidhant Chaturvedi (Akshaye Khanna) and Pratap Kumar (Ajay Devgn) are sent to investigate the disappearances but the local authorities are corrupt and willing to do anything to keep the truth hidden
ABHIJAN (PG) INDIA 1962 SATYAJIT RAY  BENGALI   £19.99
 Narsingh is a hot tempered, frequently drunken taxi driver. He is given work transporting
tins of ghee for a shady merchant and finds himself drawn against his better judgement into trafficking opium.
ADVERSARY (PG) 1972   INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT     BENGALI  £14.99
 First film in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Calcutta trilogy’
ANHONEE (PG) 1952 INDIA ABBAS,  K. A.  HINDI    £6.99
    A young lawyer, becomes the object of the affections of twin sisters, Roop (a wealthy heiress) and and poor Mohini. When they swap identities Raj marries Mohini, thinking she is Roop.
APRIL FOOL (U) 1963 INDIAN MUKHERJI, SUBODH HINDI £12.99
    Bollywood drama. Ashok (Biswajeet) is a slacker from a wealthy family who is only interested in messing around and playing practical jokes on people.
APU TRILOGY (U)    SATYAJIT, RAY   BENGALI  £49.99
 Three DVD set.
ASOKA (12) 2002 SIVAN, SANTOSH HINDI   £19.99
 Sweeping epic about  Emperor Asoka, who after many battles dedicates his life to  Buddhism. 
BANDIT QUEEN  (18)  1994 INDIA KAPUR,   SHEKHAR     HINDI     £17.99
 Biopic of Phoolan Devi, India’s ‘Bandit Queen’.

THE BIG CITY (PG) 1963  INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
 
   In order to help with her family's financial situation, Arati (Madhabi Mukherjee) finds work as a saleswoman. Despite her husband Subrata (Anil Chatterjee)'s insecurity over this, when he loses his job, Arati becomes the sole provider for her family.
BOLLYWOOD AND BEYOND (E) 2002  VIDEO AND CD ROM   £39.99
 BFI video compilation and CD ROM guide to teaching IndianCinema. The video compilation
features a selection of  clips from the following films: Peacock Screen Do Bigha Zamin (1953),  Mother India (1957), Pather Panchali (1955), Mughal-e-Azam (1960), Junglee (1961),  Pakeezah (1972),  Sholay (1975), Bhumika (1977), Mr India  (1987), Bombay (1995),  Dil Se (1998).
BOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD (12) CANADA    2003   MEHTA, DEEPA        ENGLISH/HINDI.      £12.99
 Comedy sendup of Bollywood and  Hollywood. 
BORN INTO BROTHELS: CALCUTTA'S RED LIGHT KIDS  (15)  INDIA 2004    KAUFFMAN,R/ BRISKI, Z  BENGALI    £19.99 
 Oscar-winning documentary by  about the children of Calcutta’s sex trade workers.

THE COWARD (KAPURUSH) (PG) INDIA RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   
Stranded in a small town, a screenwriter is shocked to discover that a girl he once loved is now married to the tea plantation owner who has offered to put him up.
CHESS PLAYERS (PG)  1977 SATYAJIT RAY  URDU £19.99 
 Satirical look at life in Imperial  India as two wealthy men indulge in a game of chess to the exclusion of everything else.
CLOUD-CAPPED STAR (PG)  1960 GHATAK, RITWIK BENGALI     £19.99
 Dark melodrama about a refugee family living in 1950s Calcutta.
COMPANY LIMITED (PG) INDIA 1971    RAY, SATYAJIT     IN HINDI  £12.99
   
An ambitious and successful export manager at a British-owned company has his values question when a morally questionable incident happens at work.
COOLIE (PG) 1983   DESAI, MANMOHAN   HINDI   £12.99
 One man pledged to defend and uphold the rights of the Coolies.
DEVDAS (PG) 2002   BHANSALI, S J   HINDI/ENGLISH  £19.99
 Big Bollywood  extravaganza.
EARTH (15) 1998    MEHTA, DEEPA HINDI   £15.99
 Set in Lahore in 1947 film examines the effect of partition on one family and their friends.
FIRE (15) 1996   MEHTA, DEEPA  HINDI/ENGLISH  £15.99
 A beautiful and intelligent young woman embarks on an arranged, loveless marriage to a faithless husband.
GANDHI MY FATHER (PG) 2007 INDIA KHAN, FEROZ £15.99
    Based on the true story of Mahatma Ghandi's troubled son Harilal, who rebelled against his father's idealistic priciples and sought a life free from the overpowering burden of being his son.
GO GOA GONE (15) 2013 INDIA NIDIMORU, RAJ/D K, KRISHNA IN HINDI £12.99
    Bollywood zombie comedy starring Saif Ali Khan
GODDESS (PG) INDIA 1960 RAY, SATYAJIT BENGALI £12.99
    Doyamoyee is left alone with her husband's father-in-law. One evening, the ageing widower she cares for has a dream that she is an avatar of Kali, and must be worshipped. Word spreads, and others come to believe that she is an incarnation of the deity.
THE HERO (PG) 1966 INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
  
  Bollywood drama directed by Satyajit Ray. Aditi is a pretty journalist who interviews the film star Arindam Mukherjee on a train trip to Delhi, and flashbacks are used to illustrate the main events in the actor's life.
THE HOLY MAN (PG) 1965 INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI  BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   
A widower and his daughter as they become more and more influenced by the Holy man Birinchi Baba, but is really who he says he is?
I FOR INDIA (12) UK  SURI,  SANDHYA HINDI/ENGLISH   £19.99 
 In 1965 Yash Pal Suri moves to  England.  Over the next  40 years the family reord on  video and audio tapes  the family story.
INDIA WITH SANJEEV BHASKER (E)  £15.99
 Sanjeev Bhaskar takes a closer look at how India has changed during the past 60 years.
JODHAA AKBAR (12) 2008   GOWARIKER,  ASHOT  HINDI  £19.99  
 Bollywood movie, set in thee sixteenth century, is a  love story about a marriage of alliance that gives birth to true love between the great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and the  Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
THE JOURNEY (U) 2004   INDIA     PULLAPPALLY, LIGY J  MALAYALAM  £12.99
   
Award-winning Indian drama telling the story of two young women from an idyllic rural village: the studious and reserved Kiran (Suhasini V Nair,) and her lifelong best friend Delilah (Shrruiti Menon). When the two women fall in love, the village is engulfed by scandal and Delilah's mother forces her into an arranged marriage in an attempt to put an end to the relationship.

KABHI KHUSHI KABHIE GHAM (PG) 2001   JOHAR, KARAN   HINDI   £19.99  
 Bollywood blockbuster wIth three of the biggest stars in India.
KHAKEE (18) 2004    SANTOSHI, RAJKUMAR HINDI    £19.99
 Police officers have to escort a dangerous terrorist and a witness from Chandangadh to Mumbai.
KITES (12A) 2010 INDIA     BASU,  ANURAG    HINDI £15.99
   
Bollywood romantic thriller set in the USA.
LAGAAN (PG)  2001 GOWARIKER, ASHOT    £19.99
 1863, Champaner, a drought stricken village, crippled by taxes challenges the British
soldier to a game of cricket.  The prize for winning - their taxes to be annulled. 
LAST THAKUR (15)   2008 BANGLADESH AHMED,  SADIK ION ENGLISH £19.99
  When a wild-eyed and mysterious young man named Kala  arrives in a small Bangladeshi town armed with a rifle, he immediately attracts the attention of two rival gang leaders.
LIKE STARS ON EARTH (PG) 2007 INDIA  KHAN,  AAMIR HINDI £17.99
 Bollywood drama about a dyslexic boy whose life is changed forever when he meets a teacher at his boarding school.
LONELY WIFE  (U) 1964  INDIA  RAY, SATYAJIT  IN BENGALI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
   
Cited by Ray as his ‘most flawless film’, this sensitive, moving tale of a neglected housewife in Victorian-era Calcutta is adapted from a story by Rabindranath Tagore..

THE LUNCHBOX (PG) INDIA 2013 DVD - £15.99 BLU-RAY - £19.99
Hindi romantic drama starring Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur.
MAHABHARAT - 5 DISC BOXSET(E) INDIA 1988  CHOPRA, RAVI  HINDI   £59.99
 Classic 15 hour Hindi epic.
MAN OF THE STORY (15) 2006 INDIA      GOPALAKRISHNAN, ADOOR    MALAYALAM    £12.99
   
Man of the Story (Kathapurushan)  is a dramatisation of Kerala's history since the onset of the Independence struggle.
RAT-TRAP  (PG) 1981 INDIA      GOPALAKRISHNAN, ADOOR  MALAYALAM      £12.99
    A lazy, narcissistic feudal lord in Kerala. is unable to adapt to the socio-economic changes taking place in early '80s India. The film tells the story of rural Indian lifeas well as being a character study of a man out of time.

MICHAEL WOODS - STORY OF INDIA (E) £24.99
 For more than two thousand years, India has been a massive component in world history. But what are the country's origins and how did it come to be what it is today? These are just two of the questions that Michael Wood tries to answer during his quest across the country.
MOHABBATEIN (PG)  2001 CHOPRA, ADITYA  HINDI  £19.99
 Romantic Bollywood musical.
MONSOON WEDDING (15)  2001  NAIR, MIRA  ENGLIS/HINDI /PUNJABI  £19.99
 Funny and movng film about an arranged marriage in New Delhi which reunites the
extended Verma family from around the globe.     
MR INDIA (12) 2003 INDIA KAPUR, SHEKHAR £19.99
 The owner of an orphanage discovers a way to turn invisible. He then uses his new powers to fight the people trying to close the orphanage.
MURDER (12) INDIA      BASU, ANURAG   IN HINDI        £12.99
    Sudhir (Ashmit Matel) and Simran Sehgal (Mallika Sherwat) are a young Indian couple who live in the wealthy suburn of Bangkok. When Simran (Sherwat) bumps into an ex-lover, her relationship with Sehgal ((Sherwat) leads the three down a path of destruction and devastation.
MY NAME IS KHAN (12) 2010        JOHAR, KARAN        £15.99
   
Bollywood drama based on a true story. Shahrukh Khan stars as a Muslim with Asperger’s syndrome. Living in  San Francisco. After the events of 9/11,he is detained at an airport by the authorities, who mistake his disorder for suspicious behaviour. His nightmare begins
NAME OF A RIVER (E)  INDIA  2001  SIGH, ANUP BENGALI  £19.99
 The film explores the life of the great Indian filmmaker Ritwik Chatak.
OYE LUCKY, LUCKY OYE (12) 2008 INDIA £19.99
 Inspired by the real life exploits of charismatic Delhiite thief Lucky Singh. Born into modest surroundings, Singh aspired to the affluent lifestyle of the Delhi elite, and set out to steal it for himself.
PEEPLI [LIVE] (15)   2010 INDIA    HINDI  RIZVI A/FAROOQUI, F    £15.99
   
Anusha Rizvi's debut feature is a satirical political drama portraying the tragicomic plight of two poor
farmers in an Indian village.

PROVOKED (15)  2006 INDIA  MUNDHRA, JAG   HINDI/ENGLISH    £19.99 
 True story of a Punjabi woman  who leaves India to marry a London-based man,
only to be badly abused. She ends up in prison for murdering him.
RAT TRAP (PG) 1991  INDIA  GOPALAKRISHNAN,  ADOOR   MALAYALAM   £12.99  
 Set in Kerala in the early 1980’s, this film takes a look into the life of a lazy feudal lord, unable to accept socio-economic changes.
RIVER (15) INDIA 1951    RENOIR, JEAN  IN ENGLISH AND BENGALI    £19.99
 Rite-of-passage movie about three sisters living in Bengal.
A RIVER CALLED TITAS (PG) 1973 GHATAK, RITWIK BENGALI  £19.99    
 Based on the celebrated Bengali novel by Advaita Malla Barman.
SALAAM BOMBAY! (15) 1988 INDIA NAIR, MIRA £15.99
 Mira Nair's first feature is an acclaimed drama depicting the desperate lives of homeless children in one of India's poorest cities. Krishna (Shafiq Syed) is a 10-year-old country boy forced to live on his own in the streets of Bombay after his family tosses him out. While he hopes to earn 500 rupees for his mother and return home, the all-consuming job of staying alive quickly makes that dream an unlikely reality.
SATYAJIT RAY COLLECTION 1 ([G)   INDIA  SATYAJIT, RAY      BENGALI   £29.99
 Contains  Mahanagar (Aka: The Big City), Charulata (Aka: The Lonely Wife) &  Nayak (Aka: The Hero)
SATYAJIT RAY COLLECTION 2 ([G)   INDIA  SATYAJIT, RAY      BENGALI   £29.99
 Contains  Kapurush, Mahapurush and Joi Baba Felunath.
THE SATYAJIT RAY COLLECTION: VOLUME 3 (PG)  INDIA  BENGALI £29.99
   
Satyajit Ray is internationally acknowledged as one of the great masters of world cinema. This new collection features three more accomplished works.The Public Enemy (1990) An adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s ‘An Enemy of the People’. The Home And The World (1984) A Journey of a woman who recalls the events that molded her perspective on the world. Deliverance (1981) An interesting look at the differences in the Indian caste system.
SHOOTOUT AT WADALA (18) 2013  INDIA  GUPTA, SANJAY   IN HINDI £12.99
    Second feature in the Bollywood crime thriller franchise 'Shootout'.
SKETCHES OF INDIA (E)  £14.99
 26 films of contemporary India, from Kerala in the South to Kashmir in the North.
THE STRANGER (U) INDIA 1991    RAY, SATYAJIT     IN HINDI  £12.99
   
Satyajit Ray's final film charts the familial upheavals wrought by the arrival of a long lost relative at his niece's home.
TAXI 9211  (PG) INDIA 2006   LUTHRIA, MILAN HINDI   £19.99
 Comedy thriller set in Mumbai.
TERRORIST (12)  2001      SIVAN, SANTOSH ENGLISH  £19.99
 Terrorist on a suicide mission has doubts as she embarks on her mission.  
THREE IDIOTS (12) 2009    INDIA   HINDI      RAJKUMAR HIRANI    £15.99
   
Bollywood comedy. When two former college friends Farhan (Madhavan) and Raju (Sharman) set out on a journey to track down their lost friend, the free-spirited Rancho (Aamir), their college memories unfold in flashback as they journey into the mountains having all kinds of present-day mishaps and adventures along the way.
A THROW OF DICE  (U)  1929     OSTEN, FRANZ SILENT    £19.99
 Film inspired by the gambling episode of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. 
TWO DAUGHTERS (15) INDIA 1961 RAY, SATYAJIT BENGALI WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES £12.99
 Two Daughters tells two tales. Both stories (‘The Postmaster' and ‘Samapti') are based on tales by Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore.
WARRIOR (12) UK  2001   KAPADIA, ASIF    ENGLISH  £19.99
 Mythical adventure about a warrior’s journey from the deserts of Rajasthan to the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas. Includes the short film - ‘The Sheep Three’ 
WATER (12) 2005  MEHTA, DEEPA HINDI/ENGLISH     £19.99
 Set in pre-independent India, it tells the story of a child bride, who is sent into exile  following her husband’s death.
ZINDA (19) 2005  INDIA  GUPTA, SANJAY  HINDI    £19.99
 
A man, taken and locked up for 14 years without any sane reason, is suddenly released,
and has 4 days to figure out why this was done to him.
         
PAKISTANI FILMS
LONG LIVE PAKISTAN (E) £19.99
 Informative documentary that was commissioned to celebrate the sixtieth anniversay of the creation of Pakistan.
PAKISTAN (E) £19.99
 Part of the renowned GLOBE TREKKER series, this illuminating documentary takes the viewer on a guided tour of Pakistan. Traveller Neil Gibson journeys to the city of Karachi, before heading north to Multan and Lahore.
SILENT WATER  (12) 2003 PAKISTAN    SUMA, SAHIBA        £19.99
 Rare cinematic perspective of the political evolution of Pakistan, the advent of
fundamentalism and the fragile rights of ordinary women.
 

BANGLADESHI DVDS

LAST THAKUR (15) 2008 BANGLADESH  AHMED, SADIK ION ENGLISH £19.99
 When a wild-eyed and mysterious young man named Kala arrives in a small Bangladeshi town armed with a rifle, he immediately attracts the attention of two rival gang leaders.

NEPALI DVDS

BLACK HEN (12A) 2015 NEPAL  BHAM, MIN BAHADUR £15.99
   During a fragile ceasefire in the 2001 Nepalese Civil War, young  Prakash and Kiran go in search for their missing hen which provides them with their income by selling the hens eggs.

LANGUAGE DVDS

HINDI FOR KIDS: SIMPLE WORDS/NUMBERS AND COLOURS (E)    £23.99
   
Double bill of educational children's programmes that teach Hindi in a fun and interactive way. Both 'Simple Words' and 'Numbers and Colours' use colourful animations of friendly jungle characters, as well as songs, stories and games to encourage and motivate children to learn.
GUJARATI FOR KIDS: SIMPLE WORDS/NUMBERS AND COLOURS (E) £23.99
   
Two instalments of the children's language learning programme teaching basic vocabulary, numbers and colours in Gujarati. Join Kishy, Loki, Isla, Tiki and Oni for a colourful animated jungle adventure featuring fun characters, eye-catching visuals, interactive games and music. The programme offers an ideal learning tool for children growing up outside their home countries.
URDU FOR KIDS: SIMPLE WORDS/NUMBERS AND COLOURS (E)  £23.99
   
Two instalments of the children's language learning programme teaching basic vocabulary, numbers and colours in Urdu. Join Kishy, Loki, Isla, Tiki and Oni for a colourful animated jungle adventure featuring fun characters, eye-catching visuals, interactive games and music. The programme offers an ideal learning tool for children growing up outside their home countries.




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