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Veerana (1988)

Unrated | | Action, Drama, Horror | 6 May 1988 (India)
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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jasmin ...
Jasmine
Hemant Birje ...
Hemant
Sahila Chaddha ...
Sahila (as Sahila Chandha)
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Thakur
Satish Shah ...
Hitcock
Rajesh Vivek ...
Baba
Roy Kamal ...
Nakita
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Sameer (as Vijendra)
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Narendra Nath ...
Psychiatrist
Vijay Arora ...
Mechanic at Petrol Pump
Rajendra Nath ...
Thakela Hotel Manager
Rama Vij ...
Preeti
Tina Ghai ...
Governess
Baby Swati ...
Young Jasmine
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Storyline

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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6 May 1988 (India)  »

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Vengeance of the Vampire  »

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The film was supposed to release in 1985 but was delayed by 3 years. The reason of the delay was some scene were not liked by censors. The central board of film certification demanded some of the scenes getting reedited. See more »

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Features Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Dil Ki Dhadkan Kya Kahey
Performed by Mohammed Aziz, Sharon Prabhakar
Lyrics by Indivar, Anjaan
Music by Bappi Lahiri
Music on Venus
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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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