A Wednesday

cover image Barcode: 58952175 Call Number: Q-AH130 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 104 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Neeraj Pandey Description: A man calls up the Mumbai police, and tells them he has placed five different bombs in the city -- all set to go off in some time. He wants four terrorists in exchange. Does he get them? Who is behind it all? What's his motive? Is there more than meets the eye? Collection: Language Resource Center

Aah - Raj Kapoor's Aah

cover image Barcode: 58944900 Call Number: Q-AH062 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 142 min. System Requirements: PAL Language: Hindi Creator: Raja Nawathe Description: Story of two sisters in love with the same man. Collection: Language Resource Center

Akele Hum Akele Tum

cover image Barcode: 58945202 Call Number: Q-AH090 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 160 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Mansoor Khan Description: Middle-class singer Rohit and wealthy Kiran Dayal meet each other and fall in love. They intend to marry, but Kiran's parents will not permit her to marry beneath her class. Kiran is adamant, and the marriage goes through without the blessings of the Dayals. They live in harmony for months, even after Kiran gives birth to Sunil. Then they start to have differences, which are minor at present, and then snowball. Kiran decides to leave Rohit, and moves back in with her parents, leaving Sunil in ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Akele Hum Akele Tum Film Clips: Listening Comprehension

Barcode: 58947466 Call Number: Q-AH090a Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 37 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Mansoor Khan Description: Middle-class singer Rohit and wealthy Kiran Dayal meet each other and fall in love. They intend to marry, but Kiran's parents will not permit her to marry beneath her class. Kiran is adamant, and the marriage goes through without the blessings of the Dayals. They live in harmony for months, even after Kiran gives birth to Sunil. Then they start to have differences, which are minor at present, and then snowball. Kiran decides to leave Rohit, and moves back in with her parents, leaving Sunil in ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Amrapali

cover image Barcode: 58944844 Call Number: Q-AH046 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 121 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Lekh Tandon Description: In this age of nuclear tensions it is perhaps relevant to remind ourselves of those elements in our past which have striven for the ideals of peace and democracy. The Prince of peace was Guatama, the Buddha and the cradle of democracy in India was the republic of Vaishali. The was no slavery the women were fully emancipated. It was a time- the fifth centry BC - when the arts flourished. The symbol of the vitality of Vaishali was Amraphali, elected Court Dancer by the people and called the ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Anamika

cover image Barcode: 58944836 Call Number: Q-AH049 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 135 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: HIndi Description: A woman hating writer lands in a fix when he rescues a strange female lying injured on the road. Collection: Language Resource Center

Anari

cover image Barcode: 58944839 Call Number: Q-AH048 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 170 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Hrishikesh Mukherjee Description: Anari is a love story of the little big man Raj and the sweet tall girl Aarti. Their future life together is troubled when Raj is charged with the murder of his adopted mother Mrs. D'sa. Collection: Language Resource Center

Angoor - A Comedy of Errors; Gulzar's Angoor

cover image Barcode: 58925404 Call Number: Q-AH009 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Hindi, Urdu Creator: Sampooran Singh Gulzar Description: Based on Shakespeare's 'A comedy of errors', this is a story of identical twins (2 pairs) and mistaken identities. Collection: Language Resource Center

Ankur - The Seedling

cover image Barcode: 58945012 Call Number: Q-AH084 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 125 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 0 DVD Region: Region 0 Language: Hindi Creator: Shyam Benegal Description: Values clash as loyalties are tried and tested in the rural Indian setting of Andhra Pradesh. Class conflict of the idle-rich landowning class against toiling peasants is dramatized in a brief extra-marital liaison between an attractive village laborer and her young employer. Collection: Language Resource Center

Anupama

cover image Barcode: 58944866 Call Number: Q-AH072 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 148 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hindi Creator: Hrishikesh Mukherjee Description: A devoted and adoring husband loses his wife in childbirth and overnight he turns into a depressed, resentful man who cannot stand the sight of the Anupama, his daughter. She in turn is intimidated by her father's aversion and rejection of her, so that she chooses not to speak. The tender attention of Ashok, a sensitive poet-teacher, kindles romance and a world of new, emotionally challenging experiences opens for Anupama. Collection: Language Resource Center

Aradhana

cover image Barcode: 58944832 Call Number: Q-AH050 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 158 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Shakti Samanta Description: Tells the story of a simple girl who dedicates her life to rearing her son in the very image of his father, a true embodiment of the courage and valour of an Indian Air Force pilot. On completion of her studies, Vandana, the daughter of a doctor, returns to her hometown. Arun, a smart and bold air force pilot, comes into her life. Intimacy blossoms into love and they marry secretly in a temple, the priest the solitary soul to witness the union. Vandana finds herself bearing Arun's child. ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Ardh Satya

cover image Barcode: 58944867 Call Number: Q-AH070 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 127 min. System Requirements: PAL Language: Hindi Creator: Govind Nihalani Description: Amrish Puri comes off as the bossy husband and 'baap' of Om Puri. Om Puri is the young man caught between his sense of duty and his inability to fight the system. Sadhashiv as Rama Shetty gives just about the right touch to the movie with his smiling and soft speaking villain. The first meeting of Anand Velankar with Rama Shetty's at Sadhashiv's place is absoulely stunning. Smita Patil does not play a main role, but her part is also not distracting from the main plot. And to add to this all ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Arth - The Meaning

cover image Barcode: 58925410 Call Number: Q-AH016 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 138 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Hindi, Urdu Creator: Mahesh Bhatt Description: Pooja, an orphan by birth is facing a crisis. Problems with her husband Inder snowball throughout the movie. Eventually, Pooja learns to be independent and free. Inder Malhotra, a fashionable film-maker, is married to Pooja when he starts an affair with film star, Kavita. Pooja leaves him and experiences the social insecurities of a single working woman. Her dilemmas are highlighted by the parallel story of her cleaning lady who, abandoned by her husband, kills him and is arrested. Kavita, ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Awara

cover image Barcode: 58944845 Call Number: Q-AH033 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 168 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Raj Kapoor Description: Judge Ragunath casts out his wife thinking her unborn child is not his. Now living in the streets she meets a man named Jagga who raises her son (Raj) as a thief. Raj accidentally kills Jagga defending his mother and is sentenced to prison by Judge Ragunath (his father). The Judge visits Raj in prison and confesses that he was also at fault by not providing for Raj and his mother. Collection: Language Resource Center

Awara paagal deewana

cover image Barcode: 58944868 Call Number: Q-AH044 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 164 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Vikram Bhatt Description: A comedy where a dentist gets unwillingly involved with the underworld. Collection: Language Resource Center

Banaras: A Mystic Love Story - Ek Dhun Banaras Kee

cover image Barcode: 58947363 Call Number: Q-AH109 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 122 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Pankaj Parashar Description: Banaras takes us on a fascinating journey into the divine light and blinding darkness of the human mind. It is a classic about love, trust, betrayal, divinity and redemption. The film deals with a variety of relationships – Relationship of humans with God, the relationship of great men like Buddha, Kabir, Tulsi, Vyas and Shankaracharya with Banaras. With relationships at the core, the film delves into the attachment of a loving daughter with her parents and with her soulmate. Shwetambari ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Barsat ki rat

cover image Barcode: 58944902 Call Number: Q-AH064 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: PAL Language: Hindi Creator: P L Santoshi Description: Starring Bharat Bhushan, Madhubala, Shyama, Chandra Shekhar & K.N. Singh Collection: Language Resource Center

Bawarchi

cover image Barcode: 58944852 Call Number: Q-AH036 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 130 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Hrishikesh Mukherjee Description: Comedy about a dysfunctional family whose lives are changed when they employ a cook. Collection: Language Resource Center

Beginning Hindi : A Complete Course

cover image Barcode: 58958253 Call Number: Hindi Textbook Material Type: Print-Text/Workbook Language: Hindi Creator: Joshua Pien, Fauzia Farooqui Description: "Helps learners acquire the language by actively using it in realistic situations. This book develops all four skills - listening, speaking, reading, writing - through a range of tasks and activities, including role-plays, games, and short conversations." - WorldCat Collection: Language Resource Center

Bemisal

cover image Barcode: 58944871 Call Number: Q-AH071 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: PAL Language: Hindi Creator: Hrishikesh Mukherjee Description: A promising young doctor sacrifices his love, his career and his prospect to save his friend from a medical malpractice suit. What will he find when he comes out of prison after years? He is young no more. His career is finished. And he has no one to go to. Except, his friend. Would his friend be the same or would he have changed? Collection: Language Resource Center

Bhagam bhag

cover image Barcode: 58947319 Call Number: Q-AH107 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 180 min. System Requirements: Region 0 DVD Region: Region 0 Language: Hindi Creator: Master Bhagwan Description: In a dark cold night of winter a shadow of a man passed by the road. After some while another shadow started following him. The first man started running so also the second one behind him. Both were running and then suddenly some other people joined them from the other side and the chase begins. Collection: Language Resource Center

Bheja Fry

cover image Barcode: 58952192 Call Number: Q-AH132 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 95 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Hindi Creator: Sagar Ballery Description: Ranjeet Thadani lives a wealthy lifestyle in Mumbai along with his wife, Sheetal, who is a singer, while he manages Soundtrack Industries. At the request of his friend, Jagdish Verma, he decides to invite a singer and Libran, Bharat Bhushan, to his residence for dinner, as well as listen to him sing. Ranjeet, suffering from back pain, does not realize that Bharat is also an Income-Tax Inspector, and upon arrival at Ranjeet's residence, will virtually and hilariously turn his life upside down. Collection: Language Resource Center

Bhumika - The Role

cover image Barcode: 58944891 Call Number: Q-AH057 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 139 min. System Requirements: PAL Language: Hindi Creator: Shyam Benegal Description: Usha rises fast in the film world and eventually becomes a well known actress. She is influenced by four men she meets at various points in her life: her first husband, Keshav; the narcissistic male co-star, Rajan; the effete filmmaker, Sunil Verma; and the landowner, Kale, whose second wife she eventually becomes. Collection: Language Resource Center

Blue Umbrella

cover image Barcode: 58949225 Call Number: Q-AH123 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 92 min. System Requirements: Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hindi Creator: Vishal Bhardwaj Description: 'The Blue Umbrella' is a heart-warming adaptation of the beloved novella of the same name by Ruskin Bond. It is a film about desire, about the zealous attempt to fulfill it and finally its conquest. The story unfurls with the discovery of a vibrant blue umbrella by Biniya (Shreya Sharma), an eleven-year-old girl from an idyllic mountain village in North India. She has never seen anything more striking and beautiful. Neither has Nandkishore Khatri (Pankaj Kapoor). Nandkishore Khatri runs a ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Bol

cover image Barcode: 58954149 Call Number: Q-AH135 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 146 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi Description: Zainub Khan has been found guilty by Pakistan's Courts and is to be hanged. Her last wish is to tell her story before the media, and after approval, she relates how her family was compelled to leave Delhi during 1948 and re-locate to Lahore. This is where her father, Hakim Sayed Hashmutallah Khan, married Suraiya, and hoping to sire a son, instead ended up with 7 daughters. The 8th child turned out to be a hermaphrodite and Hashmutullah wanted it dead but Suraiya insisted that she will not let ... Collection: Language Resource Center