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Damini - Lightning (1993)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  30 April 1993 (India)
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The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Meenakshi Sheshadri ...
Damini Gupta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tinnu Anand ...
Shekhar's Uncle
Sulabha Arya ...
Shekhar's aunt
Suhas Bhalekar
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Govind
Anu Dhawan
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Inspector Kadam
Rohini Hattangadi ...
Mrs. Sumitra Gupta (Shekhar's mom)
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Shekhar Gupta
Ashwin Kaushal ...
Rakesh Gupta
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Himself
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Mr. Gupta (Shekhar's dad)
Viju Khote ...
Mangesh
Prajakta Kulkarni ...
Urmi - Maid Servant
Madhav Moghe
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The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her brother-in-law. She wants the victim to get justice, but the family including her husband oppose her, which leads her to leave the house. Soon she is helped by a drunkard, an ex-advocate, who helps her in all respect to reach to her aim and therefore justice. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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Meenaxi Sheshadri got most recognition for her role and won laurels though ironically she missed the best actress, rumors has it that it hurt her and she decided to quit Bollywood. See more »

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Excellent!
26 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Damini gets a 10/10, mainly thanks to Sunny Deol in the 2nd half. He was brilliant as the drunk and clever lawyer. See how he tells of the main baddie, Amrish Puri. The confrontation scenes between them are definitely worth watching repeatedly. Sunny won National Award for this. The dialogues are so witty, and the manner in which Sunny says them is humorous. Even his outburst in court is excellent, especially "Tarikh Pe Tarikh." I also like the phrase, "Judge order order karta hain aur tu pidtha rahega!" that uses against Amrish Puri (corrupt lawyer). Their confrontation scenes are immensely watchable. Sunny overshadows everyone else with an awesome performance, as he is the saving grace because his introduction after intermission takes the movie to a new level. He even bashes the baddies at the very end. If you ever watch this movie, do it for Sunny Deol. Enjoy!


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