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Nagina (1986)

| Fantasy, Romance
Rajiv comes from a very wealthy family, and lives in a palatial home with his mother, who would like him to get married to a beautiful young woman named Vijaya Singh, the only daughter of ... See full summary »

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Rajiv
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Prem Chopra ...
Thakur Ajay Singh
Roobini ...
Vijaya Singh (as Komal Madhuvakar)
Sushma Seth ...
Rajiv's mother
Jagdeep ...
Munshiji
Pinchoo Kapoor ...
Advocate
Viju Khote ...
Singh
Guddi Maruti ...
Banumati
Chhote Ustad ...
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Manmauji ...
Khushmillah Shah
Sham Awasthi
Dev Sharma
Aditya Sharma
Satya Devi
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Rajiv comes from a very wealthy family, and lives in a palatial home with his mother, who would like him to get married to a beautiful young woman named Vijaya Singh, the only daughter of Thakur Ajay Singh. But Rajiv is in love with a woman named Rajni, who is an orphan and has no family background. When Rajiv mentions this to his mother, she opposes this marriage, but relents when she meets with Rajni and sees that she is a indeed a beautiful woman. Both get married and live harmoniously for quite some time - until the arrival of Bhairo Nnath a religious man, who is capable of controlling snakes. He informs Rajiv's mom that the woman, Rajni, is a shape-shifting venomous snake who has married Rajiv to avenge the death of her spouse years ago when Rajiv was a child. What Rajiv's mom does not know that Bhairavnath has a secret agenda in entrapping Rajni, a secret - the knowledge of which will shatter and change their lives forever. This movie to be followed by a sequel called "Nigahen: ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Actor Ajit and harmesh malhotra were good friends, harmesh malhotra used to ajit in every film he made. Ajit had already retaired when Nagina was made, so ajit photo was kept in the film as rishi kapoor father. Jaya pradha loss was sridevi's gain. Nagina pt 2 was made by the same maker and was released as nigahen in 1989 and the 3rd was to be made titled naghma, but this idea was shelved. See more »

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Aaj Kal Yaad Kucch Aur Rahta Nahin
Sung by Mohammed Aziz
Music composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (as Laxmikant Pyarelal)
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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Amazing, beautiful, gorgeous
24 July 2007 | by (a usa) – See all my reviews

A beautiful film with excellent performances by Sridevi, the snakes, Amrish Puri, Rishi Kapoor and Sushma Seth. I adore Sridevi and she looks beautiful as ever. I am not a fan of her but whenever i watch this film or Himmatwala i just love her. The acting, the dances, the eyes, the costumes are just amazing.

I don't know if its a remake or whatever but i love the film. Rishi Kapoor looks gorgeous and acts well. Sushma i think played Rishi's mom in many films but her acting talent is shown as a mom in this one. The snakes act very well. When Sridevi dances shes like a goddess. She can dance and look beautiful at same time. Main teri dushman, dushman tu mera, i loved her in that song as well as all the other songs on her in the movie. Its a super hit film. If your a bollywood freak and don't mind watching old films of 1980s i think you should check it out. Sridevi fans can love her in this one. She is a dream of every women to be like her, look like her, dance like her. Sridevi dances to seduce her hubby but she is covered with clothes in that song when people today try to show more sex in seductive songs but cinema at its best to watch with family and at that time its a perfect one.


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