Films about women in Indiaby rakshitap | created - 15 Feb 2018 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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1. 7 Khoon Maaf (2011)
Not Rated | 137 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Susanna's quest for love leads to a series of marriages, each ending in the mysterious death of her latest husband.
Votes: 4,974 | Gross: $0.27M
4. Aadapettanam (1958)
Not Rated | 158 min
Watch the full movie, Aadapettanam, only on Eros Now. Aadapettanam is a 1958 Indian Telugu film, directed by Adurthi Subba Rao and produced by M. Narayana Swamy, M. Venkata Ramadasu. The ... See full summary »
6. Aandhi (1975)
133 min | Drama, Romance
J.K. is a hotel Manager in a scenic location in India. One day he gallantly comes to the rescue of a drunk daughter, Aarti, of a politician, and chooses to be discrete about it. When she ... See full summary »
8. Amrapali (1966)
119 min | Musical, Fantasy
A victory over neighboring state Vaishai has always eluded Magadh Samrat Ajaatshatru despite being winning and taking control over all neighboring states. He attacks Vaishali only get ... See full summary »
10. Anjaam (1994)
Not Rated | 170 min | Drama, Thriller
Vijay falls in love Shivani and proposes her only to be rejected every time. However his love turns into an obsession and turns her life into a hell.
11. Ankur: The Seedling (1974)
131 min | Drama
Laxmi lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in India along with her husband, Kishtaya, who is a deaf-mute. Both husband and wife work for the wealthy landlord. The landlord's son, Surya... See full summary »
14. Astitva (2000)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama
Shrikant Pandit lives a struggling life-style in a rented apartment with his wife, Aditi. Due to his busy working schedule Shrikant is unable to provide enough love and affections to Aditi ... See full summary »
15. Aurat (1940)
154 min | Drama
Radha (Sardar Akhtar) is an indomitable woman, toiling away to feed her three sons and to pay off Sukhilala (Kanhaiyalal), the village's rapacious moneylender. When she learns that she is ... See full summary »
17. Aval Oru Thodar Kathai (1974)
Not Rated | 163 min | Drama, Romance
Kavitha, a young woman, is the sole bread winner for her family. In order to fulfill their dreams and ambitions, she puts herself through the daily grind of working in an office maintaining... See full summary »
19. Avargal (1977)
167 min | Drama, Romance
The movie revolves around the trials and tribulations of Anu (Sujatha). Anu is a happy-go-lucky girl who is in love with her boyfriend. Her life changes when her father gets transferred to ... See full summary »
20. Bandit Queen (1994)
Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The movie tells the story of the bandit queen Phoolan Devi who was sent to prison in 1983 and got free in 1994. During five years she was prosecuted by the Indian police and turned into a ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,972 | Gross: $0.40M
21. Bazaar (1982)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Family
Najma and Salim are in love, but their's is a platonic relationship, as Salim is a deep thinker and prefers that women like Najma be financially independent, and not be dependent on men. On... See full summary »
22. Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu (1983)
Not Rated | 142 min | Drama
A story of an estranged woman who wanders when she will have time to live her own life, as she is too busy taking care of her mother, siblings, and her alcoholic brother's family.
23. Bhavna (1984)
Bhavna is a story of a less privileged women. A lady who was living all alone in the city met a man named Ajay Kapoor in a garden, sketching. They became friends and later on friendship ... See full summary »
24. Bhumika (1977)
142 min | Drama
Coming from a poor and destitute family, Urvashi is encouraged by her mother, Shanta (Sualbha Deshpande) to be on more than friendly terms with a much older male, Keshav Dalvi (Amol Palekar... See full summary »
25. Black Butterfly (2013)
Benny, who works at a fuel station secretly falls in love with Reena who often crosses his path. On the other side, Deepak acts like a gentleman to get close to Arathy with bad intentions. A horrendous crime will bring them all together.
26. Black Home (2015)
105 min | Drama, Thriller
Rajawadi Remand Home is in lot of controversy because of many illegal activities. DK, a news channel bureau chief wants to bring the facts out but the system is not so easy to expose.
29. Chak de! India (2007)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Kabir Khan is the coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey Team and his dream is to make his all girls team emerge victorious against all odds.
Votes: 66,813 | Gross: $1.11M
30. The Courtesans of Bombay (1983 TV Movie)
74 min | Documentary, Music
Roughly structured over 24 hours, we visit Pavan Pool, a compound in Bombay where poor women sing, dance, and engage in prostitution. By day, they practice singing and dancing, both ... See full summary »
33. Chandralekha (II) (1948)
193 min | Drama, History, Musical
The two brothers named Veerasimhan and Sasankan, who fight with each other over ruling their father's kingdom and for marrying the village dancer Chandralekha.
34. Charulata (1964)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.
Votes: 4,333 | Gross: $0.08M
35. Choker Bali: A Passion Play (2003)
167 min | Drama
The book, Binodini, is the story of a young woman, who is left to her own devices when her sickly husband dies soon after they are married. She returns to her village and lives there for a ... See full summary »
36. Daawat-e-Ishq (2014)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A story of Gullu, a Hyderabadi girl frustrated with dowry-seeking men and Taru (a charming Lucknawi cook), who crush old-fashioned world-view.
37. Daman: A Victim of Marital Violence (2001)
The Saikias are a wealthy family, consisting of father, mother, and two unmarried sons, Sanjoy and Sunil. Sanjoy is the elder of the two, who refuses to marry, and the rest of the family ... See full summary »
40. Devdas (I) (2002)
185 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he is in love with, Devdas Mukherjee's life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain.
Votes: 35,067 | Gross: $3.50M
41. The Goddess (1960)
93 min | Drama
A young woman is deemed a goddess when her father-in-law, a rich feudal land-lord, has a dream envisioning her as an avatar of Kali.
Votes: 1,657 | Gross: $0.09M
44. Dor (2006)
147 min | Drama
Two woman --different backgrounds, miles apart, and strangers to each other-- are linked by tragedy. Their new-found friendship is tested as one holds the fate of the other's husband in her hands.
46. English Vinglish (2012)
Not Rated | 134 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A quiet, sweet tempered housewife endures small slights from her well-educated husband and daughter every day because of her inability to speak and understand English.
Votes: 30,533 | Gross: $1.67M
47. Fashion (2008)
167 min | Drama
A small-town girl finally realizes her dream of becoming a famous supermodel but soon finds out that there's a price for her glamorous new life.
Votes: 10,940 | Gross: $0.19M
50. Gaja Gamini (2000)
122 min | Drama, Fantasy