On being filmy, or not.
how do you want me to send you a list? email?
Harry,Please post it as a comment...Api, is that okay?
ok. here's my top of the head list:- Arth, mahesh bhatt- Parinda, vidhu vinod chopra- jungle, ram gopal verma- Umrao jaan, starring rekha- Sadma (kamal hassan, sridevi)- Pushpak (kamal hassan)- Silsila (rekha, amitabh bachchan)- Woh Saat din (anil kapoor)
i take jungle back.
Did you know...?"From the 1960s through the 1980s, the art film was usually government-subsidised: aspiring directors could get federal or state government grants to produce non-commercial films on Indian themes. Many of these directors were graduates of the government-supported Film and Television Institute of India. Their films were showcased at government film festivals and on the government-run TV station, Doordarshan. These films also had limited runs in art house theatres in India and overseas. Since the 1980s, Indian art cinema has to a great extent lost its government patronage. Today, it must be made as independent films on a shoestring budget by aspiring auteurs, much as in today's Western film industry". (Read more on Wiki_)
how about (in no particular order):- Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (financial disaster, but a cult classic). Inspired by Antonioni's "Blow-Up". One of my all time favorites.- Bhavani Bahvai-In which Annie Gives It Those Ones (BTW, I am looking for a copy to buy. Is this movie available anywhere?)-Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aataa Hai?-Mirch Masaala- Maqbool- Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naan (considered one of SRK's best performances)- Saaransh- Kathaa- Pestonji- Garam Hawa (did anyone see the shots of Saleem Chisti's Durgha - beautiful!)- English AugustCome to think of it, most really good [hindi/hinglish] comedies have not been commercial success in India.
In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones could well turn out to be one of those lost [not quite] masterpieces. Interesting titbits of the politics with Doordarshan found at:http://website.lineone.net/~jon.simmons/roy/tgost3d.htmThe screenplay, apparently, is now available on amazon et al...
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