Category: Hindi

New Delhi Times (1986)

New Delhi Times (1986) is a Hindi film directed by Ramesh Sharma and has Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Om Puri, and Kulbhushan Kharbanda in prominent roles. The film is considered a fearless and incisive take on the rot in the socio-political system through the eyes of an upright Journalist.

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Chakra (1981)

Chakra is a 1981 Hindi film directed by Rabindra (Robin) Dharmaraj, starring Smita Patil and Nasiruddin Shah. The film tells the story of a migrant family that takes refuge in the slums of Dharavi and is slowly sucked into the seedy underbelly of Bombay.

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Genesis (1986)

Genesis is a 1986 Hindi film directed by Mrinal Sen that tells a minimalistic tale of the rise and fall of civilizations, miniaturized within the confines of a ruined village and inside the minds of the four protagonists.

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Sadgati (1981)

Based on a short story by the same name written by Munshi Premchand, Sadgati is a 1981 Hindi film directed by Satyajit Ray, a deeply angry fim by his own admission…

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Trikal (1985)

Trikal is a 1985 Hindi film directed by Shyam Benegal. The film is predominantly set in the pre-liberation Goa of the early 1960s and gives a great insight into the society of those days.

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Pyaasa (1957)

Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa (1957) signifies the beginning of the shattering of the dream which the makers of this country once had. One of the best films ever made.

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Gulaal (2009)

Gulaal is a 2009 Hindi film directed by Anurag Kashyap. Set in present day Rajasthan, this film explores the dark sides of power, royalty, student politics, quest for legitimacy and social hypocrisy through a fictitious secessionist movement which aims to create a separate Rajputana.

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