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Khilona (1970)
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Khilona (1970)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Thakur Suraj Singh lives a wealthy lifestyle with his wife; three sons - Kishore, his wife Laxmi & two children Pappu and Laali; Vijaykamal, & Mohan; and an unmarried daughter, Radha. Kishore looks after the family business, while Vijaykamal is a renowned poet, and Mohan is studying law in the city. Vijaykamal is in love with lovely Sapna, but she is forced to marry Bihari, and kills herself on the night of the marriage. Vijaykamal witnesses her death and loses his mind. The family decide to keep him under lock and key on the terrace of their house. Unable to admit Vijaykamal to a mental asylum, Suraj brings home a young courtesan, Chand, who he hopes will cure Vijaykamal, and she does succeed considerably, but is traumatized, sexually assaulted by Vijaykamal, and abused by the rest of the family.
Plot: love, rape, prostitute, mental breakdown, pregnancy, suicide, family relations, unrequited love, courtesan, deception, lie, insanity, grief, hypocrisy, mental disorder, brother brother relationship, revelation, pregnant from rape, balcony, mental instability

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love, family relations, love and romance, death, bollywood, marriage and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Khilona: Downfalls High (2021), Made for Each Other (1981), Milan (1967), Pyar Ka Mousam (1969), Immortal Love (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Downfalls High (2021)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: When reserved and lonely teenager Fenix meets popular high school girl Scarlett, the two form a bond that shapes the rest of his life.
Plot: mental breakdown, mental institution, rock music, mental disorder, high school, mental illness, mental instability, music video, mental health, downfall, mentally unstable, depression ...
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Made for Each Other (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: The movie is about the love between a Tamil man, Vasu (Kamal Haasan), and a North Indian woman, Sapna (Rati Agnihotri), who are neighbours in Goa. They come from totally different backgrounds and can hardly speak the other's language. Their ...
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Plot: tragedy, suicide, temple, vegetarian, widow, neighbor, love, photograph, tea, rape, elevator, tragic love ...
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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: song, singing, memory, hallucination, death of father, flashback, love, false accusation, gossip, letter, marriage, jacuzzi ...
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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 ⇓
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Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
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Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
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QsQT (1988)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
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A Room in Town (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama, Musical
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Duration: 149 min.
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
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Duration: 183 min.
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Plot: tea, accidental death, tradition, hindu, sexual assault, tragic event, love, sister in law sister in law relationship, arranged marriage, rape, death of fiance, car accident
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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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Genre: Romance, Musical, Drama
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
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