10th Jagran Film Festival (2019 Edition)by nairtejas | created - 5 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
A list of essential films to watch at the 10th Jagran Film Festival in Mumbai, India. The fest will take place between 26 September and 29 September (4 days).
These are my personal picks.
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1. Sir (I) (2018)
99 min | Drama, Romance
A prosperous young Indian man falls in love with his servant, a widow with the dream of becoming a tailor.
2. Jhalki (2019)
104 min | Drama
A life-altering disappearance of her 7-year old brother sets Jhalki off on a mission to find him at all costs. Armed with an intimate folk-tale and her own sharp mind, is Jhalki's journey ... See full summary »
3. The Sweet Requiem (2018)
91 min | Drama
At the age of eight, Dolkar fled her home with her father to escape Chinese armed forces, and faced an arduous journey across the Himalayas. Now 26, she lives in a Tibetan refugee colony in... See full summary »
4. Missing Johnny (2017)
104 min | Drama
Hsu Zi Qi is a young woman who lives alone in the city. Lee is the autistic son of Zi Qi's landlady, who tries to free himself from his protective mother. Feng is a shy young builder, who ... See full summary »
5. KD (2019)
123 min | Drama
KD, an 80 year old villager overhears his children say that they want him dead to claim their inheritance. Realising he has never truly lived, he enlists the help of a young orphan boy ... See full summary »
6. Bhayanakam (2018)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
A World War I veteran is sent to Kuttanad as a postman to deliver money orders and letters to the families of soldiers. Soon, the happiness that his visits brought to the families turns into sadness with the outbreak of the World War II.
8. Lada Kamenski (2018)
71 min | Comedy, Drama
Frano, a film director, is preparing his debut feature, which will focus on women affected by the collapse of the textile industry in the region. The topic, as well as the main character, ... See full summary »
9. #Gadhvi (He thought he was Gandhi) (2018)
109 min | Drama | Completed
When a retired, widower inadvertently takes on the establishment, the nondescript Ram Nath Gadhvi becomes the social media sensation, #Gadhvi. The story unfolds with a Gandhian (read ... See full summary »
11. Chintu Ka Birthday (2019)
80 min | Drama
During US invasion of Iraq some illegal migrants are waiting to get back home to India. As one such family prepares to celebrate the 6th birthday of their youngest member Chintu, their kind-hearted Iraqi landlord lends them a helping hand.
12. Soorma (2018)
PG-13 | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Soorma is the story of the triumph of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after facing a near death experience through sheer determination, hard work and unrelenting passion for the sport.
Votes: 4,007 | Gross: $0.39M
13. Samskara (1970)
113 min | Drama
Naranappa, a man born in the community of Madhwa (A community of Brahmins from Karnataka) is dead in the Agrahara of the village Durvasapura. As per the Madhwa customs, the last rites of ... See full summary »
14. Blinded by the Light (2019)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen.
Votes: 12,513 | Gross: $11.90M
16. Chousar Firangi (2019)
95 min | Drama
Youngsters from humble backgrounds get unwittingly dragged into the dirty world of politicians and gangsters, and must now devise a plan to escape from this dirty game in the course of a single night.
18. Earth (2018)
86 min | Drama | Completed
In a dilapidated rural courthouse a mother seeks justice for her son abducted by paramilitary men during the 1988/89 insurgency in Sri Lanka.