IMDb > The Monster (1993)

The Monster (1993) More at IMDbPro »Mahakaal (original title)


User Rating:
4.8/10   123 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
Popularity: ?
Down 30% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Sayed Sultan (dialogue)
Kafil Azar (lyrics)
A demon torments the family and friends of Anita in order to take revenge on his death, which was caused by her police-officer father... See more » | Add synopsis »
(3 articles)
Sitges 2009 Complete Lineup
 (From SoundOnSight. 19 September 2009, 12:48 AM, PDT)

Sitges 09: And the full lineup includes...
 (From QuietEarth. 12 September 2009, 1:14 AM, PDT)

DVD Review: Bollywood Horror Collection Volume 3
 (From Screen Anarchy. 16 May 2009, 10:43 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Freddy Krueger in India See more (5 total) »


  (in credits order)
Karan Shah ... Prakash - Anita's boyfriend
Archana Puran Singh ... Anita (as Archna Pooran Singh)

Johnny Lever ... Canteen & Hotel Manager (as Johney Lever)
Mayur Verma ... Param - Seema's boyfriend (as Mayur)
Reema Lagoo ... Anita's mother (as Prema Lagoo)

Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Anita's father
Baby Swetha ... Mohini - Anita's sister (as Baby Sweta)
Minaaz (as Mehnaz)
Sunil Dhawan ... Monk-priest
Asha Patel ... Singing lead-dancer
Dinesh Kaushik ... Randhir - college villain
Mahavir Bhullar (as Mahaveer Bhullar)
Kunika ... Seema (as Konica)

Directed by
Shyam Ramsay 
Tulsi Ramsay 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kafil Azar  lyrics
Sayed Sultan  dialogue (as Sayeed Sultan)
Y.V. Tyagi  story and screenplay

Produced by
Chander Ramsay .... executive producer
Gangu Ramsay .... producer
Original Music by
Anand Chitragupth  (as Anand Milind)
Milind Chitragupth  (as Anand Milind)
Cinematography by
Gangu Ramsay 
Film Editing by
Vikas Daripkar 
Shyam Gupte 
Art Direction by
T.K. Desai 
Anjani Tiwari 
Makeup Department
Pinaki Modak .... makeup artist (as Pinaki)
Srinivasa Roy .... makeup artist (as Shri Nivas Roy)
Production Management
Rajesh Kumar Singh .... production manager (as Rajesh K. Singh)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Deepak Ramsay .... assistant director
Shashi Ramsay .... assistant director
Sunil Ramsay .... assistant director
Pappu Trivedi .... assistant director
Sound Department
Sopan Onkar Khadse .... sound re-recording mixer (as Sopan Q. Khadse)
Navin Shah .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Iqbal Dhansey .... assistant camera (as Iqbal Dnanse)
Hemant Sharma .... chief assistant camera
Suresh Verma .... assistant camera
Music Department
Sudesh Bhonsle .... playback singer
Sapna Mukherjee .... playback singer
Udit Narayan .... playback singer
Anuradha Paudwal .... playback singer
Kumar Sanu .... playback singer
K.J. Sing .... background music
Vishal .... background music
Alka Yagnik .... playback singer
Other crew
H.T. Narsinghani .... accountant (as H.T. Narsighani)
Suresh Suryavanshi .... accountant (as Suresh Suryavansh)

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mahakaal" - India (original title)
"Time of Death" - India (English title)
See more »
India:132 min
Sound Mix:
India:A | USA:Not Rated (DVD rating)

Did You Know?

Began production and filmed in the year 1988.See more »
Movie Connections:
MusicSee more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Freddy Krueger in India, 29 September 2008
Author: Liakot Ali from London

Mahakaal is a low budget horror film from Bollywood. The Directors Ramsays have made two great movies in the eighties. Purana Mandir and Veerana are example of amazing cinema for Indian horror. Mahakaal is a copy of A nightmare on Elm street part 1, 2, 3, 4 and even 5. It has elements and death scenes from all 5 sequels of the Freddy movies. The monster is a cheap version on Freddy Kruger. The star cast are all unknown B Grade actors. Only one actor that I love in this film Johnny Lever. This is a complete poor show all the way and will not appeal to anybody. Bad acting and bad directing and the audience are getting bored of cheap horror.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (5 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Monster (1993)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
The music WWWoyager
Review of Mahakaal jjbg324
*minor spoilers* This movie... arshsingh1984
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Akayla Sholay Compulsed Don Don
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Horror section IMDb India section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.