India (Expanded List)

15 by Satyajit Ray

6 by Yash Chopra, Ritwik Ghatak, Mani Ratnam

5 by Raj Kapoor, Mrinal Sen

4 by Vijay Anand, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Bimal Roy

3 by Shyam Benegal, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Manmohan Desai, Guru Dutt, Rajkumar Hirani, Shekhar Kapur, Mehboob Khan, Mira Nair*, Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram, Ram Gopal Varma

2 by Kamal Amrohi, Govindan Aravindan, Sheikh Fattelal & Vishnupant Govind Damle, Ashutosh Gowariker, Karan Johar, Girish Kasaravalli, Anurag Kashyap, Mani Kaul, Manoj Kumar, Prakash Mehra, Ketan Mehta, Govind Nihalani, Aparna Sen*, Ramesh Sippy


*Only 2 women with 2 or more films. 

Not included: Jean Renoir’s The River, Roberto Rossellini’s India: Matri Bhumi.

  • Raja Harishchandra
  • The Light of Asia
  • Devdas
  • Sant Tukaram
  • Duniya Na Mane
  • Sant Dnyaneshwar
  • Chandralekha
  • Kalpana
  • Andaz
  • Mahal
  • Awaara
  • Baiju the Poet
  • Two Acres of Land
  • Aar Paar
  • Amar
  • Devdas
  • Pather Panchali
  • Shree 420
  • Aparajito
  • Jagte Raho
  • Do Ankhen Barah Haath
  • Mother India
  • Naya Daur
  • Pyaasa
  • Ajantrik
  • Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
  • Madhumati
  • The Music Room
  • Kaagaz Ke Phool
  • Navrang
  • The World of Apu
  • The Cloud-Capped Star
  • Devi
  • Mughal-e-Azam
  • Chaudhvin Ka Chand
  • Gunga Jumna
  • Komal Gandhar
  • Mem-didi
  • Teen Kanya
  • Hum Dono
  • Kanchenjungha
  • Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam
  • Bandini
  • The Big City
  • Tere Ghar Ke Samne
  • Charulata
  • Sangam
  • Guide
  • Subarnarekha
  • Teesri Manzil
  • Jewel Thief
  • Teesri Kasam
  • Upkar
  • Padosan
  • Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne
  • Bhuvan Shome
  • Pratidwandi
  • Days and Nights in the Forest
  • Uski Roti
  • Purab Aur Pachhim
  • Samskara
  • Anand
  • Calcutta 71
  • Reshma Aur Shera
  • Two Drops of Water
  • Mera Naam Joker
  • Pakeezah
  • Seeta and Geeta
  • Ashani Sanket
  • Garm Hava
  • A River Called Titas
  • Yaadon Ki Baaraat
  • Zanjeer
  • Ankur
  • Bobby
  • Reason, Debate and a Story
  • Chomana Dudi
  • Chupke Chupke
  • Deewaar
  • Hamsageethe
  • Sholay
  • Kabhi Kabhie
  • Amar Akbar Anthony
  • Bhumika
  • The Chess Players
  • Parvarish
  • Ghatashraddha
  • Don
  • Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
  • Trishul
  • And Quiet Rolls the Dawn
  • Gol Maal
  • Junoon
  • Sankarabharanam
  • In Search of Famine
  • Bhavni Bhavai
  • Kummatty
  • 36 Chowringhee Lane
  • Naseeb
  • Elippathayam