Movies like Mera Saaya

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Mera Saaya (1966)
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Mera Saaya (1966)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A lawyer's wife dies in his arms. Yet, another woman - identical in appearance and accused of aiding a gang of bandits - claims to be the lawyer's wife. A courtroom drama ensues.
Plot: love, dancing, bandit, body swapping, lawyer, death, chess, illness, courtroom, song, doctor, dancer, photograph, marriage, judge, dying man, mistrust, diary, grief, anger, witness, loss of loved one, twin sister, police station, camera ...

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Most similar movies to Mera Saaya

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about love, death, husband wife relationship, flashback, murder, doctor and lawyer mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mera Saaya: Time (1965), Milan (1967), Gazal (1964), Laila (1984), Samadhi (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Time (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years down the line, they aren't united but their lives are strangely interconnected.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: destiny, family relations, reunion, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, death in the family, couples, family problems, catastrophe, hopes, single parent ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, india, new delhi, mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 159
Milan (1967)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: On the banks of the holy River Ganga, Gopi, a ferryman conducts an unconsummated romance with Radha, a girl from the upper classes.
Plot: song, singing, memory, hallucination, death of father, flashback, love, false accusation, gossip, letter, marriage, jacuzzi ...
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71%
 7.2
 40
Gazal (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Agra-based atheist and revolutionary poet/editor of Inquilab, Ejaz, falls head-over-heels in love with Naaz Ara Begum after he hears her sing, and then ends up losing his job. With the assistance of his lovely sister, Kausar Ara Begum, Ejaz and Naaz ...
Plot: mute woman, song, muslim, rifle, anger, telephone, newspaper, love, rebel, poetry, unemployment, search ...
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54%
 4.5
 33
Laila (1984)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: India
Story: Bitter hatred had always existed between two Rajput families, namely those of Bharat Singh and Prithviraj Singh, resulting in the death of Bharat's nephew. Years later, Prithviraj's son Dharamraj gets married to Sunaina, who gives birth to ...
Plot: love at first sight, love, traitor, elopement, dual role, marriage, loss of father, male female relationship, loss of son
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50%
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 110
Samadhi (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Lakah Singh gives his life of a Dacoit and lives a happy life with his wife Champa when his son Jaswant becomes three years old, Champa becomes ill with cancer and circumstances force him to be again a Dacoit.
Plot: tomb, happiness, marriage, eavesdropping, tragic event, cancer, boy, imprisonment, death of wife, redemption, love, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Heart Is a Temple (1963)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Dr. Dharmesh (Rajendra Kumar) and Sita (Meena Kumari) are in love, and hope to marry on Dharmesh's return from abroad. When Dharmesh returns, he is devastated to find that Sita has married someone else. He then decides to devote the rest of his ...
Plot: happiness, heart attack, love triangle, cancer, hospital, exhaustion, doctor, surgery, saving a life, old love, falling down stairs, love ...
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42%
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Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: emotional, entertaining, romantic, sincere, cult film
Plot: singer, love, dancer, performer, dancing, rise and fall, fame, death of mother, false accusation, death, father daughter relationship, attempted murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
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41%
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Rhythm (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Rhythm is a 2000 Tamil film directed by Vasanth. The film stars Arjun, Meena and Manivannan in lead roles and Ramesh Aravind and Jyothika in cameo appearances. The music is by A. R. Rahman, while cinematography was handled by P.S. Vinod and Arthur ...
Plot: flashback, marriage, single mother, train, bank, widower, widow, hospital, bomb squad, police officer, suburbs, family relations ...
Place: mumbai india
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41%
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The Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karan is a former soldier. One day when Karan finds out that his father committed suicide in prison after he is falsely charged with a crime, he suspects Ravi Verma, a city attorney who has a wife and a kid. When Karan spots Ravi on the street with ...
Plot: mexican standoff, bathtub, vengeance, swimming pool, frame up, father in law son in law relationship, interrupted sex, motorcycle accident, prison escape, runaway, doppelganger, child abduction ...
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41%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Kenya, France, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: aids, corruption, murder, death, investigation, cover up, political corruption, uncover truth, diplomat, fighting the system, obsession, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, london, sudan, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Cousin Rachel (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: suspicion, love, revenge, death, lawyer, lie, christmas, trust, widow, fear, marriage proposal, obsession ...
Place: cornwall, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: When Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered, the needle of suspicion points towards his estranged son Sahil who has been fighting with his father over the girl he had chosen for him to marry. Sahil is in love with Isha but the governor wanted him to ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: lawyer, shot in the chest, father daughter relationship, assassin, police officer, runaway, college, doctor, murder suspect, businessman, death of loved one, birthday party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Unknown (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Gumnaam is a 1965 Indian suspense thriller film directed by Raja Nawathe, starring Manoj Kumar, Nanda, Pran, Helen and Mehmood. Eight people are trapped on an island when their plane abandons them. They find a large mansion whose butler is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, cult film
Plot: island, murder, stranded on an island, group of strangers, isolation, confined, crimes, mystery, deadly, conspiracy, corpse, letter ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Reshma Aur Shera (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Reshma and Shera is a romantic drama from India. Well received by the critics, it tells a Romeo and Juliet-like love story and along the way sheds light on the plight of Indian widows, who are not allowed to remarry. This film is beautifully ...
Plot: fair, tribe, mute, oath, revenge, desert, sacrifice, goddess, death, camel, forbidden love
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Third Floor (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A woman blames a nightclub drummer for the suspicious death of her sister, and seeks revenge. However, the pair work together to solve the mystery and become romantically involved, after he introduces himself under another name.
Plot: loss of sister, presumed dead, closet, train compartment, button, murder of wife, sikh, thrown from height, laughter, suicide, damsel in distress, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, investigator, murder, rape, secret, haunted by the past, search, police, evidence, lawyer, justice, suspect ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, south america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Compulsed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hospital, abduction, uncover truth, cons and scams, terminal illness, moral dilemma, bollywood, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
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Buddies (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Vijay and Ravi are best friends (hence the name 'Dostana') who do not even question each other about their careers. Vijay, a police officer and Ravi, a lawyer, while the former catches the criminals who smuggle, Ravi on the other hand bail ...
Plot: friendship between men, golf, best friend, framed for murder, moll, breaking down a door, attempted strangulation, flare gun, letter, gunfight, christian, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.8
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Pyar Ka Mousam (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Bollywood classic starring Asha Parekh, Shashi Kapoor and Nirupa Roy
Plot: drunkenness, poverty, mental breakdown, death, song, murder, picnic, presumed dead, love, boy, father daughter estrangement, heir ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 128
36 Ghante (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Three jailed convicts, Himmat, his brother Ajit, and Dilawar Khan break out of prison and take over the household of Editor Ashok Rai. The convicts will continue to hold the family hostage until their associate, Kamini contacts them in person.
Style: neo noir, remake of american film, suspense
Plot: prison escape, anti heroes, runaway, bank robbery, stealing a car, hostage, newspaper editor, police station, arrest, police commissioner, telephone call, home invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 52K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, serial killer, corpse, crime, haunted by the past, disappearance, deadly, dishonesty, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 35K
Rebecca (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: estate, mystery, husband wife relationship, aristocrat, incestuous relationship, obsession, haunted by the past, housekeeper, dark past, investigation, widower, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: cornwall, monte carlo, england, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 37K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, dealing with death, lovers apart, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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An Evening in Paris (1967)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: In romantic Paris, two Parisians of Indian origin are in love namely Shyam or Sam and Roopa. Mystery and intrigue surround this romance, as Roopa is abducted and held by criminal mastermind Jack and his minions, who will trade her for a hefty ...
Plot: motorboat, maid, cable car, gambling debt, femme fatale, flirting, swimsuit, drunkenness, gangster, abduction, nightclub, twin sister ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 40K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, bollywood, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, europe, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 1K
Fascination (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) gets suspicious when his mother (Jacqueline Bisset) plans to wed Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) soon after her husband's untimely death. Scott investigates with Oliver's pretty daughter, Kelly (Alice Evans), ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, investigation, fall in love, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, mystery, femme fatale, dishonesty, deadly, romance, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 24K
Badla (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A dynamic young entrepreneur finds herself locked in a hotel room with the corpse of her dead lover. She hires a prestigious lawyer to defend her and they work together to figure out what actually happened.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder trial, lawyer, murder, police, interrogation, husband wife relationship, blackmail, fear, revenge, witness, suspicion, secrets ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 5K
Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, destructive relationship, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s, 60s
Place: europe, london, england, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, forbidden love, jury, fisherman, japanese american, racism, culture clash, who done it, life is a bitch, crimes, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.4
 4K
Mouna Raagam (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Divya, a woman grieving over the death of her lover, is convinced into an arranged marriage with Chandra Kumar. Over a year the couple attempt to adjust to each other's presence and live with each other. Revathi is forced to marry Mohan in an ...
Plot: arranged marriage, hospital, radical, theft, death of boyfriend, marriage, husband wife relationship, death, dysfunctional marriage, heart attack, train station, grief ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%