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While Hunting a group kills a Male Shape Shifting Snake so his lover Snake takes female form to kill each hunter one by one. One of the hunter recognizes this plot he sets out to stop Shape shifting Nagin.

Director:

Rajkumar Kohli

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Inder Raj Anand (dialogue), Jaggi Rampal (screenplay) (as Jaggiram Paul) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sunil Dutt ... Professor Vijay
Feroz Khan ... Raj
Vinod Mehra ... Rajesh
Kabir Bedi ... Uday
Anil Dhawan ... Kiran
Sanjay Khan ... Suraj
Rekha ... Sunita
Yogeeta Bali ... Rita (as Yogita Bali)
Prema Narayan ... Woman in forest
Neelam Mehra ... Sheela
Reena Roy ... Nagin (female serpent)
Prem Nath ... Sage
Aruna Irani ... Dancer
Ranjeet ... good Samaritan
Heena Kausar Heena Kausar ... Meena
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Storyline

While hunting in the jungle, one day, Vijay save the life of a young man from the sudden attack of a wild hawk. There and then Vijay realizes that he have just save the life of a miraculous snake who have the powers to take the form of a human and who have been dating his beloved; also a miraculous female snake. Vijay browse this news to his five friends who immediately shoot the male snake to death. Enraged at the brutal killing of her beloved; the female snake begins to take revenge on the six friends, killing them one by one by taking the form of humans. Now the only one who can save the six friends is a sage but it certainly looks like the miraculous snake might as well do away with all her enemies before the sage lay hands on her. Written by gavin (racktoo@hotmail.com)

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

19 January 1976 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Naagin See more »

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Production Co:

Shankar Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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The credits of the film show as last film of Mumtaz but her last film turned out to be Aaina 1977 after which she quit acting and got married. See more »

Goofs

In the climax when the baby is hanging and later when Sunil Dutt is hanging, The background changes from day to night. See more »

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Remade as Neeya (1979) See more »

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Tera Mera Mera Tera
Music by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar & Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
Lyrics by Verma Malik
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I remember this as "Naag Pooja"
4 August 2002 | by NasaraSee all my reviews

I lived in French speaking West Africa, and I had seen Kabir Bedi in Sandokan on TV. The story was some folklore from rural India about a creature similar to "Cat People", but instead of turning into panthers after making love, these mythological beings shape-shift into cobras (or was it pythons?). Anyway a hunting party shoots what they believe is a dangerous snake; however the female mate swears vengence and like some incredibly beautiful and exotic Charles Bronson, has a three step plan to eliminate each of the hunters. Step one; romance them, step two; make them suffer; then step three; kill them. This film had problems of logic and pacing, but, oh my shape-shifting demi-Goddess, she brings the most beautiful woman to life. Rekha, Reena Roy were among the most fascinating stars in Bollywood heaven. Too many scenes were shot with jumpy cameras, in the dark, feebly adding suspence and scariness; as the vixen reveals her plan to kill each hunter, on their own turf. Poor quality filmwork, but terrific and engaging songs. I saw the flim three times.


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