Movies With No Songs

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Sardar Udham (2021)

This biopic on real-life martyr Sardar Udham Singh features a soundtrack with only instrumental compositions and no lyrical songs, usually characteristic of Bollywood films.

Pushpaka Vimana (1987)

This Kamal Haasan-starrer is known to be the first dialogue-less film long after the silent era was bygone. It is a no-brainer then that it had no songs, but was heavily supported by a background score to make up for the silence.

Pather Panchali (1955)

The legendary filmmaker of Indian Cinema, Satyajit Ray made his directorial debut with Pather Panchali, the first in The Apu Trilogy. The entire trilogy had no songs but only background scores composed by Ravi Shankar.

Ittefaq (1969)

This Yash Chopra film, a timeless thriller film starring Rajesh Khanna, is unique for many reasons. While it had a song-less soundtrack, it was also the first Hindi film to be released without any interval.

Court (2014)

Chaitanya Tamhane's National Award-winning directorial debut film had no soundtrack - a practice he carried forward in his second film The Disciple as well.

Joji (2021)

Inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth, this Malayalam film headlined by the talented Fahadh Faasil has no songs in its 113 minutes of runtime.

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