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: ...
Did You Know?
Actor Ajit and Harmesh Malhotra were good friends, Malhotra used Ajit in every film he made. Ajit had already retired when Nagina was made, so Ajit's photo was kept in the film as Rishi Kapoor's father. Jaya Pradha's loss was Sridevi's gain. Nagina pt 2, Nigahen was made by the same maker and was released in 1989. A 3rd was to be made titled Naghme, but this was shelved. 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 See more