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Veerana (1988)

 -  Action | Drama | Horror  -  6 May 1988 (India)
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A beautiful young girl, unfortunately possessed from her childhood by a vengeful spirit, wanders around lonely places to seduce and kill people and thus, gradually becoming lost into a dark world of revenge and lust.

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Credited cast:
Hemant Birje ...
Hemant
Jasmin ...
Jasmin M. Pratap
Sahila Chaddha ...
Sahila S. Pratap (as Sahila Chadha)
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Thakur Mahendra Pratap
Satish Shah ...
Hitchcock
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Sameer Pratap (as Vijendra)
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Raghu
Rama Vij ...
Preeti S. Pratap
Rajesh Vivek ...
Baba
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vijay Arora ...
Employee at Petrol Pump
Ajay Chadha
Pradeep Chaudhry
Tina Ghai ...
Governess
Gorilla ...
Zimbera
Leela Mishra ...
Mahendra's mom
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After the sudden death of her dad, Sameer, and mom, Preeti, Sahila goes to live with her grandmother and cousin in Bombay. Years later, now fully matured, she returns home to Chandanagar to live with her uncle, Mahendra Pratap, and cousin, Jasmin. This is where she will be exposed to a resurrected evil witch, Nikita, who has manifested herself in the body of Jasmin. Aided by a priest named Baba, she is determined to kill each and everyone of the remainder of the Pratap family members. And there is no known power on Earth that can stop Nikita. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Bava-flavored, Hammeresque fun
26 September 2004 | by (Morgantown, WV) – See all my reviews

"VEERANA" is one of the best of the Indian horror films I've managed to find, to date. Like the other Ramsay Brothers productions I've watched, this one has the same Bava-like use of colored gels mixed with atmospheric sets. There's an over-the-top evil Tantric Priest who might have stepped directly out of an Indian horror comic-book, a wonderful Femme Fatale monster who preys upon the predictable weaknesses of men, plenty of fight scenes--of varying qualities, and some genuine demon-possession/monster chills. The song and dance numbers are relatively easy to take, compared to other films in the genre. Overall, this has been my favorite film to show to friends as an introduction to the Indian horror genre since I bought it.


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