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Damini (1993)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 30 April 1993 (India)
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.

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Shekhar Gupta
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Damini Gupta
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Mr. Gupta (Shekhar's dad)
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Mrs. Sumitra Gupta (Shekhar's mom)
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Govind
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Shekhar's Uncle
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Suhas Bhalekar
Anu Dhawan
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Inspector Kadam
Ashwin Kaushal ...
Rakesh Gupta
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Himself
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Mangesh
Prajakta Kulkarni ...
Urmi - Maid Servant
Madhav Moghe
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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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The strength of a traditional Indian woman against her society and culture.
10 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

The movie is about how one day Damini sees her brother-in-law and his friends raping the servant-maid who works at their home. Her conscience tells her to take her brother-in-law and his friends to court, but she has her entire family, in-laws, and even her husband in her way. The story is about the strength of a traditional Indian woman against her society and her culture. The acting is fantastic. If there was one Indian movie I had to suggest the entire world to watch, it would be this movie. But this is not a movie to take young children to. There are some very forceful scenes in the movie that are too much for children.


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