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Nagina (1986)

Not Rated | | Fantasy, Romance | 28 November 1986 (India)
Rajiv comes from a very wealthy family, and lives in a palatial home with his mother, who would like him to get married to a beautiful young woman named Vijaya Singh, the only daughter of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rajni
... Rajiv
... Thakur Ajay Singh
Roobini ... Vijaya Singh (as Komal Madhuvakar)
... Rajiv's mother
... Munshiji
... Bhairon Nath
Pinchoo Kapoor ... Advocate
... Singh
... Banumati
Chhote Ustad ... Photographer
... Khushmillah Shah
Dev Sharma
Aditya Sharma
Satya Devi
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Rajiv comes from a very wealthy family, and lives in a palatial home with his mother, who would like him to get married to a beautiful young woman named Vijaya Singh, the only daughter of Thakur Ajay Singh. But Rajiv is in love with a woman named Rajni, who is an orphan and has no family background. When Rajiv mentions this to his mother, she opposes this marriage, but relents when she meets with Rajni and sees that she is a indeed a beautiful woman. Both get married and live harmoniously for quite some time - until the arrival of Bhairo Nnath a religious man, who is capable of controlling snakes. He informs Rajiv's mom that the woman, Rajni, is a shape-shifting venomous snake who has married Rajiv to avenge the death of her spouse years ago when Rajiv was a child. What Rajiv's mom does not know that Bhairavnath has a secret agenda in entrapping Rajni, a secret - the knowledge of which will shatter and change their lives forever. This movie to be followed by a sequel called "Nigahen: ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Jaya Pradha was approached for the lead role but she refused because she was scared of snakes. See more »

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Aaj Kal Yaad Kucch Aur Rahta Nahin
Sung by Mohammed Aziz
Music composed by Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma (as Laxmikant Pyarelal)
Lyrics by Anand Bakshi
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One of the classic movie which ruled at that time...
18 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

I was 7 when I saw this movie, still remember that old "Shiva" temple where gorgeous Sridevi in white dress roam singing around. It was so spellbound, the beauty and charm she had on her face cannot be forgotten.

You can watch this movie to remember those classic days when there were actors like Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor, Amrish Puri who acted so naturally. To feel the nature and environment of those times. The story around snakes might not interest you much at this time, but do not judge the movie from that angle.

And of course, you can definitely watch the movie to admire Sridevi in her beautiful village girl yet charming looks.


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