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Damini - Lightning (1993)

 -  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
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Himself
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Mr. Gupta (Shekhar's dad)
Viju Khote ...
Mangesh
Prajakta Kulkarni ...
Urmi - Maid Servant
Achyut Potdar ...
Commissioner of Police
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Indrajit Chaddha (Scheming Lawyer)
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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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Masterpiece
1 November 2007 | by (Bangalore, India) – See all my reviews

A truly classic film. Compared to the crap movies dished out nowadays, movies of the calibre of Damini are far better and 1000 times more watchable and in fact a must watch for those who yearn for a message to the society. Each and every scene is memorable and Sunny Deol pulls of the unimaginable as the brilliant lawyer, who rises from the ashes bringing justice to Meenakshi Seshadri. Amrish-Sunny meeting scenes make your hair raise and u wud wish u were standing in place of sunny delivering those dialogs to amrish puri. Such powerful performances. This movie was remade in Tamil as Priyanka, starring Revathy, Prabhu and Jayaram and was highly underrated. Though Priyanka did not receive the glory that Damini received, it fared well at the box office.


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