Tag: Hindi 1980s

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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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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Mirch Masala (1987)

Mirch Masala is a 1987 Hindi film directed by Ketan Mehta and has Smita Patil, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri and Deepti Naval in prominent roles. The film depicts the resistance of common folks against a powerful tyrant.

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Ardh Satya (1983)

Ardh Satya (Eng: Half Truth) is a 1983 Hindi film directed by Govind Nihlani. The film is based on a short story by D.A. Panvalkar and the script is written by Vijay Tendulkar. It has Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Naseeruddin Shah and Sadashiv Amarpurkar in lead roles.

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Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986)

Ek Ruka Hua Faisla is a 1986 Hindi film directed by Basu Chatterjee. It is a remake of the 1957 English classic 12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet. The film depicts an adapted closed room drama of a murder trial where one dissenting juror in a murder trial tries to influence the verdict with his personal prejudices and biases.

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Om Dar Ba Dar (1988)

Om Dar Ba Dar is a 1988 Hindi film directed by Kamal Swaroop. This film is considered a pioneer in the Indian Avant Garde cinema and has become a cult classic with a section of viewers with its post modernist approach extending to absurdist.

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