7 Indian Films Made in English

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The Court Dancer (1941)

 Jamshed Boman Homi Wadia is credited to be the maker of the first ever entirely Indian English film 'The Court Dancer' (Raj Nartaki). Graceful and enchanting court dancer Indrani, who is looked down upon due to her social status, has captured the heart of Prince Chandrakirti.

Delhi Belly (2013)

Tashi, Nitin and Arup, three strugglers who are also roommates, unknowingly become the target of a powerful gangster when they misplace his expensive diamonds. The brash, wild and profanity-filled action comedy starring Imran Khan is a cult favourite super hit.

Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)

Aparna Sen's Mr. and Mrs. Iyer is about a devout Hindu Brahmin woman who protects a Muslim man as communal riots break out. Starring Rahul Bose and Konkona Sen Sharma, this critical hit won 9 awards.

Namesake (2006)

Gogol was born in America as the son of Indian immigrants. He wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, but his family's unwilling to let go of their traditional ways. Starring established stars like the late Irrfan Khan, Kal Penn and Tabu.

Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Created by the visionary director of Namesake (2006) Mira Nair, is a story about a stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world who create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.

Hyderabad Blues (1998)

Written, directed and starred by Nagesh Kukunoor, this film revolves around the protagonist returning home after 12 years, and paints a picture about the cultural differences between India and the USA, as he finds it tough to get accustomed to.

Goldfish (2023)

From Pushan Kripalani comes a heartfelt story about a young woman who returns home to deal with her mother's dementia and the scars of her childhood. Starring Kalki Koechlin.