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Nagina (1986)

Not Rated | | Fantasy, Romance | 28 November 1986 (India)
The film revolves around Rajni, a shape-shifting cobra who marries a civilian to avenge the death of her spouse at the hands of an evil saint.

Director:

Harmesh Malhotra

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Jagmohan Kapoor (story), Ravi Kapoor (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sridevi ... Rajni
Rishi Kapoor ... Rajiv
Prem Chopra ... Thakur Ajay Singh
Roobini Roobini ... Vijaya Singh (as Komal Madhuvakar)
Sushma Seth ... Rajiv's mother
Jagdeep ... Munshiji
Amrish Puri ... Bhairon Nath
Pinchoo Kapoor ... Advocate
Viju Khote ... Singh
Guddi Maruti ... Banumati
Chhote Ustad ... Photographer
Manmauji ... Khushmillah Shah
Dev Sharma Dev Sharma
Aditya Sharma Aditya Sharma
Satya Devi Satya Devi
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Fantasy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

28 November 1986 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Gem Stone See more »

Filming Locations:

India

Company Credits

Production Co:

Eastern Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

During an interview, Sridevi confessed that the climax dance sequence "Main Teri Dushman" was her favorite dance. See more »

Connections

Followed by Nigahen: Nagina Part II (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

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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This movie is great.
5 December 2000 | by mackatrackSee all my reviews

This movie is great. It has a great story and it is one of the best Hindi movies of all time. It stars Sri Devi, Rishi Kapoor and Amrish Puri. Sri Devi does excellent acting and Amrish Puri portrays the sage perfectly. I think that everybody that likes Hindi movies should watch this.


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