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by Deepak_Futela | created - 05 Jul 2012 | updated - 20 Mar 2018 | Public

The list of movies either made on Non-Resident Indians & Foreigner's Traveling to India OR Indians' relationships with British OR the movie where an Indian actor is in lead role in an International movie.. (Not all the movies are perfect or simply great but very good & enjoyable)...

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1. East Is East (1999)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

74 Metascore

In early 1970s England, a Pakistani father finds the authority he has previously maintained challenged by his increasingly Anglicized children.

Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Jordan Routledge, Archie Panjabi

Votes: 16,341 | Gross: $4.17M

2. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama, History

79 Metascore

Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth

Votes: 209,506 | Gross: $52.77M

3. West Is West (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

An immigrant father decides to take his truant son back to the old country.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Aqib Khan, Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Robert Pugh

Votes: 2,727

4. The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

R | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Amara Karan

Votes: 167,937 | Gross: $11.90M

5. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

Votes: 100,210 | Gross: $32.54M

6. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 756,745 | Gross: $141.32M

7. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

62 Metascore

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 86,745 | Gross: $46.41M

8. Water (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

77 Metascore

A thesis picture. In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her parents, becomes a widow. By tradition, she is ... See full summary »

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Lisa Ray, John Abraham, Seema Biswas, Sarala Kariyawasam

Votes: 13,752 | Gross: $3.22M

9. The Namesake (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

82 Metascore

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett

Votes: 18,189 | Gross: $8.66M

10. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

84 Metascore

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 95,103 | Gross: $0.07M

11. Heat and Dust (1983)

R | 130 min | Drama, Romance

Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Julie Christie, Greta Scacchi, Christopher Cazenove, Julian Glover

Votes: 1,437 | Gross: $0.02M

12. A Passage to India (1984)

PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox

Votes: 15,839 | Gross: $27.19M

13. Bhowani Junction (1956)

Approved | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 1,526

14. The River (1951)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Romance

Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.

Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Patricia Walters, Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

Votes: 5,127

15. The Bengali Night (1988)

153 min | Drama

A British engineer becomes entangled in a forbidden romance with his Indian employer's eldest daughter. As their passion ignites, the East-meets-West clash of cultures leads to surprising ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Klotz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Shabana Azmi, Supriya Pathak, John Hurt

Votes: 269

16. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.35M

17. My Son the Fanatic (1997)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.

Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Akbar Kurtha, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 1,520 | Gross: $0.41M

18. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore

Votes: 4,461 | Gross: $7.31M

19. Monsoon Wedding (2001)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

77 Metascore

A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Lillete Dubey, Shefali Shah, Vijay Raaz

Votes: 22,382 | Gross: $13.88M

20. The Guru (2002)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

47 Metascore

A young man leaves India to find fame and fortune in America where he unexpectedly becomes a sex guru.

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Jimi Mistry, Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Michael McKean

Votes: 14,481 | Gross: $3.03M

21. City of Joy (1992)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama

Independent of each other, the Pal family - parents Hazari and Kamla, and their three offspring Amrita, Shambu and Manooj - and Max Lowe arrive in Calcutta, their initial dealings there ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Pauline Collins, Om Puri, Shabana Azmi

Votes: 4,470 | Gross: $14.68M

22. The Other End of the Line (2008)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

40 Metascore

An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone.

Director: James Dodson | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Sara Foster, Anupam Kher, Austin Basis

Votes: 5,533 | Gross: $0.12M

23. Ocean of Pearls (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

As a Sikh man with a full beard and turban, AMRIT SINGH is often the target of racial profiling. But when he sees his dreams of becoming Chief of Surgery at a state-of-the-art transplant ... See full summary »

Director: Sarab Neelam | Stars: Omid Abtahi, Heather McComb, Ron Canada, Frank Zieger

Votes: 295 | Gross: $0.05M

24. The Bong Connection (2006)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

The film is based on the lives of Bengali's across the world, especially on those settled abroad. It attempts to delineate the pain and dilemma of Bengali's estranged from their places of ... See full summary »

Director: Anjan Dutt | Stars: Mir Afsar Ali, Travis Ammons, Victor Banerjee, Samrat Chakrabarti

Votes: 612

25. Loins of Punjab Presents (2007)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Music

A ruthless philantrophist. A bhangra rapper. An over-protected prodigy. A reckless actress. A lovelorn businessman. An entrepreneurial yogi. And a Loin King. Enter a roller-coaster world of... See full summary »

Director: Manish Acharya | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Ajay Naidu, Ayesha Dharker, Michael Raimondi

Votes: 749 | Gross: $0.04M

26. Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool. The women vary in ages from mid-teens to old, and initially ... See full summary »

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Kim Vithana, Jimmi Harkishin, Sarita Khajuria, Akbar Kurtha

Votes: 971 | Gross: $0.74M

27. It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

40 Metascore

A comedy centered on an Indian mother who takes her obsession with marriage into the world of serial murder.

Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Steve Morphew, Steve Jones, Jamie Sives

Votes: 1,383

28. The Chess Players (1977)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, History

Wazed Ali Shah was the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, had sent General Outram on a secret mission to clear the... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Farida Jalal

Votes: 2,750

29. Sita Sings the Blues (2008)

Not Rated | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

93 Metascore

An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Director: Nina Paley | Stars: Annette Hanshaw, Aseem Chhabra, Bhavana Nagulapally, Manish Acharya

Votes: 4,254

30. Sam & Me (1991)

94 min | Drama

23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Ranjit Chowdhry, Peter Boretski, Om Puri, Heath Lamberts

Votes: 90

31. Cosmopolitan (2003 TV Movie)

53 min | Drama, Romance

The story of an East Indian immigrant who turns to pop culture as he tries to reinvent his life and woo the girl next door.

Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Roshan Seth, Carol Kane, Madhur Jaffrey, Yolande Bavan

Votes: 82

32. The Waiting City (2009)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

A mystic-infused love story that follows a young couple's journey to India to collect their adopted baby.

Director: Claire McCarthy | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton, Samrat Chakrabarti, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 758

33. Bombay Talkie (1970)

GP | 112 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Lucia Lane, an English writer by way of the US, arrives in Bombay to watch the filming of one of her novels. She's nearing middle age, she's had several husbands, she's lonely and ... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Jennifer Kendal, Zia Mohyeddin, Aparna Sen

Votes: 390

34. Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy

56 Metascore

Harish Kumar Patel lives with his mom and dad in Valsad, Gujarat, India, where he is studying Electronic Engineering. His dad, Satish Kumar, wants him to re-locate to the U.S., live with ... See full summary »

Director: Benny Mathews | Stars: Diwakar Pathak, Sunil Malhotra, Indravadan Tridevi, Arun Bakshi

Votes: 990 | Gross: $0.05M

35. American Desi (2001)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

College freshman Krishna Reddy, who has never cared for his Indian-American cultural heritage, looks forward to a new life on campus but is surprised to find that he has been assigned ... See full summary »

Director: Piyush Dinker Pandya | Stars: Deep Katdare, Ronobir Lahiri, Purva Bedi, Rizwan Manji

Votes: 1,558 | Gross: $0.90M

36. 1 a Minute (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama

The film chronicles the diagnosis and treatment of a breast cancer survivor, interspersed with personal tales from famous international celebrities who are also survivors, or affected closely by cancer.

Director: Namrata Singh Gujral | Stars: Kelly McGillis, Olivia Newton-John, Namrata Singh Gujral, Jaclyn Smith

Votes: 156

37. Shakespeare-Wallah (1965)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

The story of a family troupe of English actors in India. They travel around the towns and villages giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face... See full summary »

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Geoffrey Kendal, Laura Liddell

Votes: 585 | Gross: $0.00M

38. Side Streets (1998)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy

Staten Island Cab-driver, Bipin Raj, picks up a passenger, mistakes her for a movie star, but tells her that his brother, Vikram Raj, is a very well-known Bollywood mega-star with millions ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Gerber | Stars: Valeria Golino, Rosario Dawson, Shabana Azmi, Jennifer Esposito

Votes: 212

39. Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

67 Metascore

Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Claire Bloom, Frances Barber, Ayub Khan-Din

Votes: 1,304 | Gross: $1.20M

40. Bollywood/Hollywood (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

35 Metascore

A wealthy East Indian man gives an apparently non-East Indian woman a crash course in his culture, so he can marry her with his family's approval.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Rahul Khanna, Moushumi Chatterjee, Dina Pathak, Lisa Ray

Votes: 2,398 | Gross: $1.49M

41. Waterborne (2005)

R | 80 min | Drama

Three sets of area residents band together after a terrorist attack against L.A.'s water supply.

Director: Ben Rekhi | Stars: Christopher Masterson, Jake Muxworthy, Jon Gries, Christopher Berry

Votes: 727

42. Trishna (2011)

R | 117 min | Drama

57 Metascore

The story of the tragic relationship between the son of a property developer and the daughter of an auto rickshaw owner.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed, Mita Vasisht, Harish Khanna

Votes: 2,854 | Gross: $0.23M

43. Madame Sousatzka (1988)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Music

Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student - Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek's single mother's business fails, he must make a career decision.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Navin Chowdhry, Peggy Ashcroft, Twiggy

Votes: 1,245 | Gross: $3.55M

44. Marigold (2007)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

Ali Larter plays an American actress who becomes immersed in the Bollywood film world.

Director: Willard Carroll | Stars: Salman Khan, Ali Larter, Nandana Sen, Ian Bohen

Votes: 1,763

45. Outsourced (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.

Director: John Jeffcoat | Stars: Josh Hamilton, Ayesha Dharker, Asif Basra, Matt Smith

Votes: 10,865 | Gross: $0.16M

46. The Mystic Masseur (2001)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

64 Metascore

In 1950s Trinidad, a frustrated writer supports himself as a masseur--and soon becomes a revered mystic and politico.

Director: Ismail Merchant | Stars: Om Puri, James Fox, Aasif Mandvi, Albert Laveau

Votes: 432 | Gross: $0.40M

47. Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, History

Two female friends become sexual rivals at maturity.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Sarita Choudhury, Indira Varma, Ramon Tikaram

Votes: 9,451 | Gross: $4.11M

48. Such a Long Journey (1998)

113 min | Drama

74 Metascore

Circa 1971, Gustad Noble lives in a one bedroom hall rented apartment in Byculla, Bombay. He travels to work everyday by Central Railway to Victoria Terminus and walks to Flora Fountain to ... See full summary »

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Roshan Seth, Soni Razdan, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 431 | Gross: $0.09M

49. Cotton Mary (1999)

R | 124 min | Drama