Kanku is a 1969 Gujarati film directed by Kantilal Rathod. Based on a short story by Pannalal Patel, the film tells the story of a young widow and her struggle in a traditional society. It received the national award for the best Gujarati film in 1970.
Padatik (1973) is a Bengali film directed by Mrinal Sen, his third in the Calcutta trilogy. The film tracks the Naxalite movement of the 70s, following a young revolutionary (Dhritiman Chatterjee) who escapes police custody and takes shelter in a luxury apartment owned by a young woman (Simi Garewal). With time, he starts questioning his own ideology.
Ahaa Re (2019) is an Indian Bengali film directed by Ranjan Ghosh. Based on Bengal’s famous love for food, it is the story of a Dhaka Chef who falls in love with first the cooking, and then the person of a home caterer.