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Raat (1992)

The Sharma family re-locate to a semi-urban locality in a house that has a "reputation". The Sharma family consists of Mr. Sharma (Akash Khurana), his wife Shalini Sharma (Rohini Hattangadi... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Minnie (as Revathi)
Akash Khurana ...
Chinna ...
Deepak (as Kushant)
Jaya Mathur ...
Master Atit ...
Bunty (as Master Ateet)
C.V.L. Narasimha Rao ...
Narayan (as C.V.L.)
Old Lady
Sunanda ...
Monto ...
(as Manto)
Thotta Yadhu ...
(as Yaadu)


The Sharma family re-locate to a semi-urban locality in a house that has a "reputation". The Sharma family consists of Mr. Sharma (Akash Khurana), his wife Shalini Sharma (Rohini Hattangadi), only daughter Manisha Sharma (Revathi) or "Mini" as they affectionately call her; and their grandchild Bunty (Master Ateet), as his parents had been killed in an accident. Strange things start happening, with a return of a dead kitten, and the brutal murder of Manisha's friend, Reshmi (Jaya Mathur); an attempt to kill Mr. Sharma and Manisha's boyfriend, Deepak (Kushant). What is the force behind these brutalities? Is it natural or supernatural? Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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7 February 1992 (India)  »

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A very tiny horror masterpiece!
21 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

I remember seeing this the first time, when I was just seven years old and for some weeks, I couldn't sleep with the lights off. 'Raat' is undoubtedly one of the very rare genuine horror films of its time that can never be forgotten, because of quite a few reasons and a primary reason being it's impeccable cast performance, specially Revathi who gives a brilliant and effortless performance as the protagonist of the story. A fabulous performance from Om Puri as well, who breathes even more life into the story without a doubt. this is a film that always reminds us of of Ram Gopal Varma as one of the very few good directors of all time.

Overall, this film will make you shiver for sure, It is not a great film, but the performances are very memorable.

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