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Bandh Darwaza (1990)

Unrated | | Action, Drama, Horror | 1 June 1990 (India)
A wealthy male banishes a demon, but years later his very own daughter resurrects it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hashmat Khan ...
Kumar
Manjeet Kullar ...
Sapna (as Manjeet Kular)
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Kamya P. Singh
Satish Kaul ...
Anand
Anita Sareen ...
Bhanu - Anand's wife
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Nevla
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Mahua
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Nevla's devotee
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Thakur Pratap Singh (as Vijayendra)
Karunakar Pathak
Surinder Kohli ...
Nevla's devotee
Shyamalee ...
Nevla's devotee
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Thakurain Lajjo P. Singh (as Beena)
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Gopi
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Unable to conceive, Thakurain Lajjo enlists the help of her maid, Mahua, and approaches a demon named Nevla, who assures her that she will indeed give birth but if it's a daughter, then she must surrender her to him, to which she agrees. Shortly thereafter, she gives birth to a daughter, Kamya, but refuses to surrender it. Mahua poisons her, abducts Kamya, and takes her to Nevla, but Thakur Pratap Singh intervenes just in time, banishes the former to a coffin in a cavern, and rescues his daughter. 18 years later, Kamya herself will be compelled to approach and resurrect Nevla in order to win the love of Kumar - who she is obsessed with - and will do anything to make him her's forever. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The music when Beena gets ready for Ajay Aggarwal was remixed by Andy Votel and added in the International album Hindi Horrorcore. See more »

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Jalta Hai Kyun Tan Badan
Performed by Alisha Chinoi
Lyrics by Kafeel Azar
Music by Anand Chitragupth, Milind Chitragupth
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A true-blue secular Indian vampire
18 February 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Has this sequence been omitted in recent DVD versions? When I saw it on my old-fashioned VCR, the vampire was confronted at one point with 3 coffins: one containing the Gita and the trident, another the Koran, and the last one, of course, the Bible and the Cross. He recoils with equal anguish from all 3. This is the first vampire I have seen who shows such respect for the liberal secularist religious credentials of modern India. Was there a fourth coffin with the Granth Sahib (the holy book of the Sikhs)? The Dracula make-up is fine, but how I wish they had cut out the songs! Also, the gum-chewing leopard-skin-skirt wearing sidekick of Neola (Dracula) is too good to take. Still, this is not the best Ramsay to me. I think that crown should go to their VEERANA.


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