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Damini (1993)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 30 April 1993 (India)
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After witnessing a rape in her own household, Damini fights for justice for the deceased victim. However, she faces a bunch of challenges until she meets a disgraced lawyer who decides to fight the case and bring the culprits to justice.

Director:

Rajkumar Santoshi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Meenakshi Sheshadri ... Damini Gupta
Rishi Kapoor ... Shekhar Gupta
Sunny Deol ... Govind
Amrish Puri ... Indrajit Chaddha (Scheming Lawyer)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Mr. Gupta (Shekhar's dad)
Rohini Hattangadi ... Mrs. Sumitra Gupta (Shekhar's mom)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tinnu Anand ... Shekhar's Uncle
Sulabha Arya ... Shekhar's aunt
Suhas Bhalekar
Anu Dhawan
Vijayendra Ghatge ... Inspector Kadam
Ashwin Kaushal ... Rakesh Gupta
Aamir Khan ... Self
Viju Khote ... Mangesh
Prajakta Kulkarni ... Urmi - Maid Servant
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Storyline

The theme revolves around the character Damini who represents truth and innocence. After her marriage in renowned wealthy family, Damini happens to see a cruel act done by her brother-in-law. She wants the victim to get justice, but the family including her husband oppose her, which leads her to leave the house. Soon she is helped by a drunkard, an ex-advocate, who helps her in all respect to reach to her aim and therefore justice. Written by gavin@sunny_deol2009@yahoo.com

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lawyer | justice | cover up | court | rape | See All (24) »

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Ashwin Kaushal got the film because Rajkumar Santoshi was engaged to his sister actress Tanushree Kaushal. See more »

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Spoofed in The Torn Poster Let Out a Hero (2013) See more »

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Bin Sajan Jhoola Jhoolu
Performed by Kumar Sanu and Sadhana Sargam
Composed by Nadeem Saifi (as Nadeem Akhtar Saifi) and Shravan Rathod (as Shravan Kumar Rathod)
Written by Sameer
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Absolutely brilliant !!!!
12 March 1999 | by Maz-11See all my reviews

Once in a while you see a film which you really enjoy and believe me, this is a film which everybody will enjoy. The plot isn't exactly original but it more than makes up for that in the cast assembled. The film stars Meenakshi Sheshadri, Rishi Kapoor, Sunny Deol, Kulbashan Kharbanda, Paresh Rawal and Amrish Puri. The director, Rajkumar Santoshi has assembled a great cast and there are some really powerful emotive scenes in the film. There is no doubt though who the star of the film is: Amrish Puri gives an absolutely epic performance as the corrupt barrister Indrajeet Chaddha. Some of his scenes are unbelieveable. Overall, this is one of those films which you can watch in front of the family. There are a couple of dodgy scenes, but nothing too powerful. I thoroughly recommend this film to everyone.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 April 1993 (India) See more »

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Свидетельница See more »

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Cineyug See more »
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Color
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