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Veerana (1988)

Unrated  |   |  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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Cast

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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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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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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Best Bollywood Horror film
11 June 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Bollywood does not make a lot of great Horror films. In the 70s there was one Hit Jaani Dushman. If you see it now you'll see how outrageous it is. In the 80s there were the Ramsay Family, who have produced a few Horror films. Some include Purani mandir, Thakana and Dak Bangla. Veerana is no doubt their best work. After 90s there have been a few more Hit Horror Movies like Bhoot, Raaz, Raat, Vastu Shastra and Darna Mana Hai. In my opinion Veerana is better out of them all. Many people say Raaz was Great, but it was copy of Hollywood Movie what lies beneith. Veerana has its own storyline added with Indian culture. Black Magic and Witches. The witch in this movie looks a bit like a Vampire. For a 80s Bollywood film, this has some great Art added in. The way the monster is picturised is Impressive. The acting by all the Stars in this movie are Novice. The Key Girl in this movie named Jasmine who plays the daughter of the Thakur, is very Sexy and seducing. I would love to get naughty with her and who knows what happened to her after this film. It is very difficult to find this movie. I managed to Tape it when it came on Zee a decade ago. If you want to see a entertaining Horror Movie, this is the one.


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