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For generations, a family lives in fear of a dark and terrible curse.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anil Dhawan ...
Suraj Singh
Shyamalee ...
Rachna (as Shamlee)
Imtiaz Khan ...
Shakaal (as Imtiaz)
Shakti Kapoor ...
Sheetal ...
Krishan Dhawan ...
Rachna's Father
Trilok Kapoor
Kumud Tripathi
Appi Umrani
D.K. Sapru ...
Sardar (as Sapru)
Master Bhagwan ...
Last man to fall in the mud
Satyendra Kapoor ...
Ganga (as Satyendra Kappu)
Rakesh Pandey


For generations, a family lives in fear of a dark and terrible curse.

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21 January 1978 (India)  »

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The Curse will follow you wherever you go
12 April 2010 | by ((Mumbai) India) – See all my reviews

Well well well.. This Ramsay classic which was released in the year 1978 can still make shivers run down your spine. The plot of this movie is so creepy where 3 decades ago only a writer like Ramsay could think of. The story is about a 'Curse' which turns so deadly that it takes a toll on the entire cursed family as well as the people who fall victims by visiting the manor's dungeon.

Suraj Singh (acted by Anil Dhawan)is sent to Bombay (Mumbai) in his adolescence so that this curse does not victimize him as he is the last descendant of the family. But still years later the manor and dungeons haunt Suraj Singh in his dreams as nightmares and make him an insomniac. He then decides to visit his native so that his questions are answered and can have a peace of mind but unfortunately he finds 'Piece of Mind'.

Anil Dhawan has acted well. Shamlee is at her best in supporting her husband Suraj Singh(Anil Dhawan)and also delivering her beauty charms throughout the movie and the Beast in the movie is so horrifying that his only thought could give you sleepless nights.. Trust Me!!

I hold this movie very close to me. If you are looking for a creepy spine chilling horror, Darwaza is a must watch.. or you've missed it.

One of the best and finest works of Ramsay Brothers.. 10 on 10

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