Movies like Gazal

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Gazal (1964)
 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 meet secretly. This does not auger well with Akhtar Nawab, Naaz's paternal cousin, who plans to marry her. To make matters worse, their meeting is witnessed by her enraged dad, Nawab Bakar Ali Khan, who initially asks Ejaz to leave, and then decides to teach him a lesson - with two loaded rifles.
Plot: love, telephone, muslim, poet, song, search, rebel, poetry, unemployment, anger, newspaper, rifle, mute woman

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love movies
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telephone movies
1869
muslim movies
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poet movies
460
song movies
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search movies
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rebel movies
546
poetry movies
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Most similar movies to Gazal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, serious, realistic and gloomy films with plots about love, song, death, dancing, love triangle, family relations and anger mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Gazal: Milan (1967), Master, Mistress and Servant (1962), The Heart Is a Temple (1963), Laila (1984), Pure One (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 153
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, song, flashback, reincarnation, arranged marriage, tragic love, love, unrequited love, college, hallucination, jacuzzi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, love affair, social differences, couple relations, urban, fall in love, infidelity, bollywood, parents and children, family relations, estate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: doctor, heart attack, love triangle, exhaustion, husband wife relationship, sadness, surgery, cancer, death, old love, hospital, happiness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: elopement, love, love at first sight, traitor, dual role, marriage, loss of father, male female relationship, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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anger movies
2194
newspaper movies
1490
rifle movies
2284
 7.4
 1K
Pure One (1972)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: This movie is about the tawaif Sahibjaan (Meena Kumari), who is born to a courtesan, Nargis (also Meena Kumari). After being spurned by her lover Shahabuddin's (Ashok Kumar) family, Nargis is driven to a graveyard where she gives birth to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, forbidden love, train, disintegration, couples, wedding, alcohol abuse, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, rivalry, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 95
Naya Zamana (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hopeful writer, poor but educated Anoop attacks the ruthless exploitation of the lower classes by the rich with his fiery speeches. But his uncompromising principles could stand in the way of the connections he'll need if he hopes to reach a ...
Plot: novel, injustice, arson, angry mob, fire, hospital, lynch mob, jail, death of mother, slum, song, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.6
 850
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: head bandage, twin sister, illness, dance, witness, death of wife, diary, imprisonment, taking off shirt, widower, police officer, judge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
 306
Yeh Vaada Raha (1982)
Genre: Romance, Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Vikram and Sunita love each other but Vikram's mother disapproves Sunita as her future daughter in law because of Sunita's poor background. Vikram and Sunita decide to marry without the will of Vikram's mother BUT on their way to ...
Plot: engagement, deception, song, disfigured face, orphanage, singer, car accident, plastic surgery, promise, love, domineering mother, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 165
Janwar (1965)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 247 min.
Story: The wealthy patriarch of a Mumbai family learns more than wants to about his own origins after his refusal to accept his sons' chosen spouses drives them and his own wife away.
Plot: class differences, humiliation, river, insult, courtesan, board meeting, garden, love, train, disguise, snow, pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: mute, fair, camel, oath, tribe, goddess, death, revenge, sacrifice, desert, forbidden love
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 105
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: love, drunkenness, poverty, murder, boy, adopted daughter, presumed dead, death, father daughter estrangement, mental breakdown, blindness, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 318
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 ...
Plot: pregnant from rape, unrequited love, brother brother relationship, lie, hypocrisy, prostitute, grief, deception, revelation, mental breakdown, rape, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 2K
Aashiqui (1990)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rahul and Anu Verghese meet on the same day, while both are held by the police on charges of creating a disturbance, and running away respectively. They meet again, and love happens. Rahul helps Anu to be independent, and seek a job. Then Anu is ...
Plot: illegitimate son, singer, model, orphan, airport, misunderstanding, lightning, guitar, acoustic guitar, musician, love, bus ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.8
 1K
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, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, destiny, reunion, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, death in the family, catastrophe, hopes, single parent, romance, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Salt N' Pepper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kalidasan, a foodie, receives a phone call not intended for him. He finds that the person at the other end, Maya, is also fond of food and cooking. Soon they develop feelings for each other.
Plot: love, cooking, historian, cake, telephone, food, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 218
Panchagni (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The movie revolves around Indira, who is serving life sentence in the jail. She has been charged for the murder of Avarachan, a landlord who killed a young tribal woman after raping her.
Plot: police station, unemployment, parole, gang rape, death, rifle, death of mother, journalist, mother daughter relationship, bedridden, activist, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 232
Professor (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Sita devi is a very strict aunt for a number of young ladies, and does not allow them to fraternize with males. Along comes Pritam disguised as an elderly Professor Khanna to break every possible rule of the aunt
Plot: unemployment, eavesdropping, illness, flirting, train, tutor, woman with glasses, man with glasses, love, professor, woman wearing glasses, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 1K
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, dancing, performer, rise and fall, fame, false accusation, death of mother, attempted murder, father daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.2
 885
Prem Rog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Manorama, the daughter of a rich, orthodox family is married off, leaving her childhood friend Deodhar and his secret love for her, in despair. When tragedy befalls her, and traditions seem unfair, Deodhar must fight for what's right.
Plot: tea, tradition, accidental death, sister in law sister in law relationship, hindu, rape, tragic event, sexual assault, love, arranged marriage, death of fiance, car accident
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Flowing Waves (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After a difficult romance in a class-divided society, the love birds find out marriage is not what they thought it would be.
Style: sincere, romantic, touching, serious
Plot: social differences, family disapproval, coma, love, troubled marriage, infatuation, car accident, hit and run, love affair, love and romance, secret marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thillana Mohanambal (1968)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A classical bharathanatyam dancer and a nathaswaram player fall in love against the wishes of her family.This movie is about how they try to work things out and that hardships that they have to endure. Dance and music are used as an integral part of ...
Plot: attempted murder, train compartment, injury, musician, mother daughter conflict, love, blood, suicide attempt, dance performance, dancer, prince, wound
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 18
Let's Dance (1995)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Robbie Mallorca and Anna Alvarado are teachers from an exclusive school headed by the ever conventional and non-conformist principal. The administrators of the school greatly disapprove their students wish to build a dance group as a form of ...
Plot: catholic school, dance, student, education, english teacher, teacher, school, substitute teacher, high school, song, dancing, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deedar-E-Yaar (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Childhood pals Javed (Rishi Kapoor) and Akhtar (Jeetendra) will do anything for each other, but their loyalties are tested when they fall in love with the same woman. For Javed, it's love at first sight when he meets the beautiful Firdaus. But ...
Plot: nobleman, love triangle, friend, muslim, friendship, courtesan, sacrifice, wedding, marriage, plan, love, unrequited love
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 8.9
 933
Nagara Haavu (1972)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: This is the tale of an angry young man with flavours of Teacher-student relationship, the stubbornness of Ramachari (protagonist) and his attempts at having a romantic relationship.
Plot: teacher student relationship, teacher, anti hero, sacrifice, anti heroes, prostitute, tragedy, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial romance, anger, arranged marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 242
Nikaah (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Nikaah is a 1982 Hindi film produced and directed by B. R. Chopra. The film stars Raj Babbar, Deepak Parashar and Salma Agha in her Hindi movie debut role. The film also had Asrani, Iftekhar and Gufi Paintal in support roles. The films music is by ...
Plot: newspaper editor, divorce, remorse, workaholic, love triangle, wedding night, muslim, failed marriage, divorced divorcee, remarry, newspaper
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 205
Prem Pujari (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Ramdev Bakshi is the only son of widower and former Indian Army General Durgaprasad, who has been decorated several times with various medals for bravery shown in the line of duty. Alas this did leave him crippled, after he lost a leg during the war ...
Plot: court martial, cowardice, singing, cripple, pacifist, soldier, disguise, father son relationship, village, spy, false identity, rifle ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 461
Junglee (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A humorless and pompous businessman goes wild when he falls in love. Now if only his domineering mother could understand his new lease on life.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, snobbism, rich and poor, family relations, society, romance, love and romance, bollywood, parents and children, social differences, doctor, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 658
Henna (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Beautiful Henna Khan lives the life of a gypsy near the river, Jhelum, in Pakistan with her widowed dad, Khan Baba; three brothers, Ashraf, Razzak, and Zaman; and Razzak's wife, Najma. One day she comes across a male body that has been washed ...
Plot: death, car accident, corrupt cop, falling from height, love triangle, unrequited love, accident, cave in, love, tragedy, chase, father daughter relationship ...
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 758
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: bomb squad, father son relationship, hospital, flashback, police officer, bank, train, single mother, widower, widow, train wreck, family relations ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 3K
Moments (1991)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Viren (Anil Kapoor) who travels to Rajasthan with his governess, affectionately called Dai Jaa (Waheeda Rehman). He meets the beautiful Pallavi (Sridevi) and he instantly falls in love with her. However, she also happens to be older then him, though ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, romance, couples, bittersweet, song ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, asia, india, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%