The Life & Times of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Memorial Trust

Filmography

  1. Naya Sansar, 1941
    Screenplay, Story
    • BFJA Awards 1942 for Best Screenplay
  2. Dr. Kotnis ki amar Kahani , 1946
    Screenplay, Story,
  3. Neecha Nagar, 1946
    Screenplay
    • Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival 1946
  4. Dharti Ke Lal , 1946
    Director, Producer, Screenplay
  5. Aaj aur kal , 1947
    Director, Screenplay
  6. Awara, 1951
    Story, Screenplay, Dialogue
  7. Anhonee, 1952
    Story, Dialogue, Director, Producer
  8. Rahi, 1953
    Director, Producer, Screenplay
  9. Sheeshe Ki Diwar, 1954
    Producer
  10. Munna, 1954
    Director, Producer, Screenplay
  11. Shree 420, 1955
    Story, Screenplay, dialogue
    • 1956: Filmfare Awards
    • Best Cinematographer: Radhoo Karmakar
    • Best Editing: G.G. Mayekar
    • National Film Awards
    • 1956: Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film in Hindi
  12. Jagte Raho , 1956
    Dialogue
    • Won the Crystal Globe Grand Prix at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czechoslovakia in 1957.
    • The film won the Certificate of Merit at the 4th Annual National Film Awards
  13. Pardesi , 1957
    Director, Producer, Screenplay
    • 1958 Cannes Film Festival - Golden Palm - Nomination
    • 1958 Filmfare Best Art Direction Award - M.R. Acharekar
  14. Zindagi Ya Toofan , 1958
    Story, dialogue
  15. Char Dil Char Rahen, 1959
    Screenplay, Director
  16. Eid Mubarak, 1960
    Director
    • 1960: All India Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Children's Film
  17. Gir Game Sanctuary , 1961
    Director
  18. Flight to Assam , 1961
    Director
  19. Gyarah Hazaar Ladkiyan, 1962
    Director
  20. Hamara Ghar, 1964
    Director, Producer, Screenplay
    • K.A. Abbas received Awards at three International Film Festivals – Santa Barbara (USA), Gijon (Spain) and Gottwaldov (Czechoslovakia) for Hamara Ghar in 1965.
  21. Shehar Aur Sapna , 1964
    Director, Producer, Screenplay
    • President of India’s Gold Medal 1963.
    • National Film Award for Best Feature Film 1964
    • Academy of Art Award for Direction, Karlovy Vary Film Festival 1964
    • Filmfare Awards 1964: • Won Best Supporting Actor - Nana Palsikar: Best Film: Nominated Best Director: K.A. Abbas: Nominated Best Story: K.A. Abbas: Nominated
  22. Tomorrow Shall Be Better , 1965
    Director
  23. Aasman Mahal , 1965
    Director, Producer, Co-script
  24. Bambai Raat Ki Bahon Mein , 1967
    Director, Producer, Story
    • 1967 National Film Awards: Best Cinematography
  25. Dharti Ki Pukaar , 1967
    Director
  26. Char Shaher Ek Kahani (A Tale of four cities), 1968
    Director
  27. Saat Hindustani , 1970
    Director, Producer, Story, Screenplay
    • National Film Awards
    • Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration
    • National Film Award for Best Lyrics -Kaifi Azmi
  28. Mera Naam Joker , 1970
    Screenplay, Story
    • Filmfare Best Music Director Award – Shankar Jaikishan
    • Filmfare Best Cinematographer Award – Radhu Karmakar
    • Filmfare Best Male Playback Award – Manna Dey for the song "Ae Bhai Zara Dekh Ke Chalo"
    • Filmfare Best Director Award – Raj Kapoor
    • Filmfare Best Sound Recordist – Allauddin Khan Qureshi
  29. Bharat darshan (Glimpses of India), 1972
    Director
  30. Lav Kush, 1972
    Director
  31. Do Boond Pani , 1972
    Director, Producer, Story, Screenplay
  32. Achanak , 1973
    Story
    • K.A. Abbas earned a Filmfare nomination for best story. Gulzar won a Filmfare nomination as Best Director for this film.
  33. Bobby , 1973
    Screenplay, Story
    • Filmfare Best Actor Award – Rishi Kapoor
    • Filmfare Best Actress Award – Dimple Kapadia (shared with Jaya Bhaduri for Abhimaan)
    • Filmfare Best Art Direction – A. Rangaraj
    • Filmfare Best Male Playback Award – Narendra Chanchal for the song "Beshak Mandir Masjid"
    • Filmfare Best Sound – Allauddin Khan Qureshi
    • BFJA Award for Best Male Playback Singer (Hindi Section) – Shailender Singh
    • BFJA Award for Best Audiographer (Hindi Section) – Alauddin Khan Qureshi
  34. Faslah , 1974
    Director, Co-Producer, Story, Screenplay
  35. Papa Miya of Aligarh , 1975
    Director
  36. Phir Bolo Aaye Sant Kabir , 1976
    Director
  37. Dr. Iqbal , 1978
    Director
  38. The Naxalites , 1980
    Producer, Director
    • Gold Award for Direction in 1980 at Avellino (Italy) International Film Festival for Neo Realistic Films.
  39. Love in Goa , 1983
    Screenplay
  40. Hindustan Hamara , 1983
    Director
  41. Nanga Fakir , 1984
    Director
  42. Mr. X in Bombay, 1987
    Director, Screenplay
  43. Ek Aadmi , 1988
    Director, Producer, Writer
  44. Akanksha , 1989
    Screenplay, Dialogue
  45. Henna, 1991
    Story
    • India's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.