Taking place almost entirely over the course of one stormy night, a woman is terrified when an accused murderer escapes from a mental hospital and seeks refuge in her home.

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Dilip Roy is a painter who is accused of killing his wife during the court judgment the judge finds him insane and orders to put him in mental hospital.On a stormy night Dilip runs from the hospital and takes shelter in the house of a lonely woman Rekha whose husband Jagmohan is out of the house most of the time,Dilip takes Rekha at the gun point and asks her to be quiet and not to tell anyone about him.Dilip and Rekha find that they both are disturb in life and share their feelings.Rekha tries to escape from the house after putting Dilip to sleep,Dilip sleep breaks and he tries to find Rekha in the house to his surprise he finds the dead body of Jagmohan in the bathroom but Rekha denies any such thing and tells him it was just his assumption,The mystery revolves weather Dilip really killed his wife and is Jagmohan dead. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Based on the English film Signpost to Murder (1964), it was adapted into a screenplay in seven days, shot in 28 days and released in a record three months. The director had wanted a inexpensive quickie film as his big budget film Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969) had stopped production because it's heroine Saira Banu was having surgery. See more »

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good movie
2 November 2006 | by (Nepal) – See all my reviews

This movie can be regarded as suspense and thriller.I liked this movie very much when I watched it about 15 years ago on television.I think to some extend the story is based on the episode "Fog Closing In" of the TV serial Alfred Hitchcock presents.But in case of Hindi movies at that time this story was fresh and thriller.The actor of this movie rajesh kahanna did excellent job as the accused murderer of wife and also nanda's acting was also superb.I think this sort of thriller and suspense movie should be made in bollywood if they want to make good thriller movie.The direction by yash chopra is also superb.If you get chance to watch this movie please don't miss.My vote is 8 out of 10 for this movie.


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