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Reshma Aur Shera (1971)
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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 photographed and is filled with colorful insights into Indian village life.
Plot: forbidden love, desert, death, sacrifice, mute, goddess, tribe, camel, oath, revenge, fair

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love, death, love and romance, romance, bollywood, couples and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Reshma Aur Shera: Kasme Vaade (1978), Milan (1967), QsQT (1988), Gazal (1964), Guide (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kasme Vaade (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Story: Suman (Raakhee) and Amit (Amitabh Bachchan) love each other and plan to marry soon. Amit lives with his younger brother, Raju (Randhir Kapoor), and Raju already calls Suman "Bhabhi". Amit teaches in college, but Raju is unemployed and a ...
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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: boat, widow, death, letter, river, love, college, tragic love, singing, rumor, memory, jacuzzi ...
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94%
 7.5
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QsQT (1988)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when there children, Raj and Rashmi falls deeply in love. They openly declares there hatred for one another and will do anything in there ...
Style: emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, family relations, couples, society, romance, couple relations, vengeance, father son reunion ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
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74%
 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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 8.4
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Guide (1965)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
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Style: epic, realistic, serious
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Soldier (1998)
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Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story follows a young man (Bobby Deol) who flees India and arrives in Australia seeking vengence for something that started in India. In Australia he meets and falls in love with the daughter of a rich and powerful man(Suresh Oberoi). The story ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, asia, sydney australia
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67%
 7.3
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Pure One (1972)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
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The Mourner (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small village in Rajasthan, India, a woman named Shanichari was born - so named, as shortly after her birth her father died; & her mother, Peewli, ran away with a rich lover, the owner of a drama company, abandoning her. When Shanichari ...
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Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 188 min.
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Country: India
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
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Ravanaprabhu (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
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 7.6
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
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Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
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Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
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57%
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
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53%
 7.6
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India
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51%
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 644
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
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Prem Granth (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
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Pyar Ka Mousam (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
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50%
 7.1
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Love Stories (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
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46%
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Country: India
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 5.4
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India
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Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.8
 1K
Time (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 13
Vendues (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.3
 1K
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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