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Your Favorite Indian Movie

Rahul Roy
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Mine is "Silsila" Rekha and Amithabh .
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Last of the Mohicans .


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Christophe Lee
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Indian is different Native American. Indian = people from/in India. Native American = people who got jacked by the US a hundred years ago and are now consigned to reservations
That being said, my favorite and only Indian movie I've seen is: Monsoon Wedding.
My favorite Native American themed movie is Spirit (yes, the cartoon horse).
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John Smith
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"Zita and Gita", that's the only one that I remember.
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My favorite (and I think only) Indian movie is also "Monsoon Wedding."
But does it count if an American movie includes *scenes* from Indian musicals? Because "The Guru" has just become one of my favorite movies.


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Ram
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Ofcourse "Monsoon Wedding" is a Indian movie tailor made for western audiance and "elite" confused Indians. The charcters would hardly represent an average Indian. My favourite is "1947 - The Earth" it is the best Hindi movie with one glitch, I did not understand the language.
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Originally posted by Cindy Glass:
Last of the Mohicans .

Dang!
I was going to say "Dances with Wolves", but you beat me to it


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sunitha reghu
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Originally posted by Ram:
Ofcourse "Monsoon Wedding" is a Indian movie tailor made for western audiance and "elite" confused Indians. The charcters would hardly represent an average Indian. My favourite is "1947 - The Earth" it is the best Hindi movie with one glitch, I did not understand the language.


The characters are representing average Indian lower middle class and upper middle class �a modern mobile Indians all using cellphones starting frm wedding planner (vijaya raaz) to girls father( naseerudin shah). The lifestyle of wedding planner is representing a typical LIG middle class person. And girls family upper middle delhi Punjabi family. I�m a fan of naseeruddin shah. Gulzar�s movie ijjazzat( another naseerudin shah movie)is one of my favorite. Then aandhi( sanjeev kumar) , kamal hassen�s movies ( saagar, ek duje keliye, nayakan, moonnam pira, Indian,thevar makkan) and couple of Malayalam movies

Michael Morris
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So what are all the cowboys doing in these movies? Just stayin' in the saloon all day?
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Sita and Gita
Originally posted by Eugene Kononov:
"Zita and Gita", that's the only one that I remember.


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Originally posted by sunitha raghu:

kamal hassen�s movies ( saagar, ek duje keliye, nayakan, moonnam pira, Indian,thevar makkan) and couple of Malayalam movies

Hi,
If possible try to watch his(kamal hassan) latest movie "Anbae sivam". You will like that movie (both the story and arts)


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R K Singh
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Originally posted by Ram:
The charcters would hardly represent an average Indian. ..

Monsoon weding was perfect picturasitaion of Upper middle class Punjabi family.
If you attend 10 different marriages and see this one movie, its same.
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Balaji Loganathan:

Hi,
If possible try to watch his(kamal hassan) latest movie "Anbae sivam". You will like that movie (both the story and arts)

You forgot to mention "Pushpak".
Who really want to enjoy 3 hrs of laugh and fun can go for this movie.
Best part, in this movie there is no dialogue so language in no bar. Anyone can enjoy this movie
And another movie which I liked was "MahaNadi".
[ April 13, 2003: Message edited by: Ravish Kumar ]
Rahul Roy
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Yes Pushpak is a very nice movie , other movies I like are Sadma, Mandee, Bazaar and Aphu Raja (Kamal Hassan).
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[ April 13, 2003: Message edited by: Rahul Roy ]
sunitha reghu
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i forgot the name of the movie(pushpak)...kamal hassan and amala rt..
sadma is monnam pirais hindi version( kamal and sridevi)
is sita and gita the movie hema malini acting double role...
Richard Hawkes
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I've only ever seen one Indian film.
I forget what it was called but the main character was called Mr India and he had a watch that made him invisible. There was also a cute woman dancing in the rain wearing a sari (clingy!).
Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
Ashok Mash
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Thats Mr. India, isn't it? With Amrish Puri as the bad guy, Mugambo.
'Mugambo khush hua!!' (Mugambo is happy!!')


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Richard Hawkes
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So the film was called Mr India after the main character?
Anyway it was a fun movie!
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Richard Hawkes:
So the film was called Mr India after the main character?
Anyway it was a fun movie!

Do you know, it was directed by Shekhar Kapoor, the same person who directed "Elizabeth" 1998-99, got oscar for costume design(if I am not wrong.)
For my EX
Yes Suta Aur Gita is the one when Dharmender and Hema Malini romance was on peak And Hema ditched Hari Bhai(Sanjeev Kumar, who never married after that )
Have you guys seen "Bollywood Calling". Its in english. Good comedy movie.
R K Singh
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You might be interested in this 'Festival' of Bollywood movies on US television
John Lee
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I like Cha Cha Cha
because i like curi
Arjun Shastry
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Originally posted by Don Liu:
I like Cha Cha Cha
because i like curi

That movie was released in 1964,musical lovestory,still B grade film.Many people like curry,but they don't like Cha Cha Cha.


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John Lee
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i like both
Nirvan Sagar
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"Yeh Joot Hein"
Power performances by Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachan deserve an oscar
Sumeet Gaikwad
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Originally posted by Nirvan Sagar:
"Yeh Joot Hein"
Power performances by Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachan deserve an oscar

I never heard this name of the movie.

When you saw it.?


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Sumeet Gaikwad
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Mine is ANGOOR.
Double role of Sanjiv Kumar (Haribhai) & Devendra Kumar. Best comedy movie I never saw in my life.
Super performance by both the actor.
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Dances with Wolves? Last of the Mohicans? The best Indian movie is "Fort Apache". John Wayne and Henry Fonda! How can that be anything but great?

As far as the other Indians go, does "Out of India" count? How about "Gandhi"?


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John Lee
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i like Pushpak as well.
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Don Liu:
i like Pushpak as well.

where do you love ??
John Lee
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Originally posted by Ravish Kumar:

where do you love ??


so you have a doubt?
John Lee
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i only said i like
Anonymous
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Originally posted by Sumeet Gaikwad:
Mine is ANGOOR.
Double role of Sanjiv Kumar (Haribhai) & Devendra Kumar. Best comedy movie I never saw in my life.
Super performance by both the actor.

Devendra Kumar???Deven Verma
Anonymous
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Gandhi was one of the greatest movie.Ben Kingsley had extraordinary performance,I think he(or Richard Atendorough) got Oscar for that.
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Don Liu:
i only said i like

opss.. its typo..
where do you live ??
John Lee
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no typo this time?
Sumeet Gaikwad
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Originally posted by <Capablanca Kepler>:

Devendra Kumar???Deven Verma

Devendra Kumar Verma
 
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