A newly married bride disappears after her marriage.

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Lakhan
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Thakur (Shera's Father)
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Shera
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Madman / Hidden Police Officer
Vikram ...
Shankar
Prem Nath ...
Pujari (priest)
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Champa
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Raja / Reshma
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Shanti
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Bindiya
Yogeeta Bali ...
Thakur's bride (as Yogita Bali)
Neeta Mehta ...
Bride
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Aruna (Ganga Ram's daughter)
Shobhini Singh ...
Bride
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Thakur Jwala Prasad is a wealthy bachelor living in a mansion; he gets marry to the girl of his dreams but finds her in the companion of her lover. He then turns into a monstrous creature killing both his wife and her male lover. This curse does not end here as the monster continues to terrorize the brides of that community; first by abducting them and then take them to an underground cave to kill them. The men of this community are clueless of this killer and arrange encounters to locate him but this does not help and even if they manage to locate this invincible evil force and kill him it will simply re-possess the body of the killer and continue on his rampage. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Sanjeev Kumar had liked his role in this film and he was appreciated. This was the second film he played the leader Thakur, Sholay being the first. Jaani Dushman is the only film in which Sanjeev Kumar and filmaker Rajkumar Kohli came together. See more »

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Followed by Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002) See more »

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A crowd puller for sure.
9 March 2002 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Jaani dushman is one of the most popular horror flicks, mostly due to it being star-studded, excellent acting scores, an unexplored theme, and catchy songs, like "Chalo re doli uthao piya milan ki ruth ai"; "tere hathon me pehna ke churiyan..."; "Aisi waisi na samaj sajna.."; and yet another catchy song picturized on Shatru and Rekha. The story centres around the mysterious deaths of brides, all dressed in red, as is the tradition in India. The suspense mounts as one by one the brides are killed and no one seems to have a clue, and everybody seems to be suspect, including the village poojari.


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