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Bees Saal Baad (1962)

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After a lusty Thakur rapes a young girl, she kills herself. Thereafter, the Thakur is killed by what the local people call the girl's vengeful spirit. Then the Thakur's son is also killed ... See full summary »

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Biswajeet ...
Kumar Vijay Singh
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Radha
Manmohan Krishna ...
Ramlal / Radheshyam
Madan Puri ...
Dr. Pandey
Sajjan ...
Detective Mohan Tripathi
Asit Sen ...
Gopichand Jasoos
Lata Sinha
Dev Kishan ...
Laxman
Mira Mukherjee
Ranu
Manohar Gir
Maqbool ...
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Singh
Prakash
Prem Kumar
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After a lusty Thakur rapes a young girl, she kills herself. Thereafter, the Thakur is killed by what the local people call the girl's vengeful spirit. Then the Thakur's son is also killed in a similar way. Thereafter the brother of the Thakur is also killed. The grandson of the Thakur, Kumar Vijay Singh (Biswajeet) returns from abroad to claim his ill-fated legacy. He is warned to stay away from the grounds that have killed his ancestors, but he intends to find out who or what is behind the killings, and hires a private detective, Gopichand Jasoos (Asit Sen). Kumar meets with Radha (Waheeda Rehman), the daughter of the local doctor, Ramlal Vaid (Manmohan Krishan), and both eventually fall in love. Then a man is found dead wearing the clothes of Kumar Vijay, and Kumar Vijay must now decide to stay away from his new residence, or continue to live there, and fear for his life everyday until death. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Was the highest grossing Indian film of 1962. See more »

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Beqarar Karke Hamen Yun Na Jaiye
Sung by Hemanta Mukherjee (as Hemant Kumar)
Music composed by Hemanta Mukherjee (as Hemant Kumar)
Lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni
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Val Lewton goes Bollywood!

Very atmospheric horror thriller! A man movies into the ancestral mansion where his father and grandfather had been murdered years earlier. Soon he hers the cries of a ghost woman who seems intent on his death!

Bees Saal Baad is very reminiscent of Universal's 1930s horror film or perhaps Val Lewton's moody horrors of the 1940s. Filmed in black and white the whole film has an effectively eerie quality.

Biswajeet and Waheeda Rehman work very well together and the songs are all 1st rate!

Highly recommended!


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