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Junoon (1992)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Musical | 18 September 1992 (India)
Tells the story of Vikram (Rahul Roy), who after nearly getting killed by a cursed tiger starts to transform into a tiger himself every fullmoon and hunts for prey.

Director:

Mahesh Bhatt

Writer:

Robin Bhatt
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Credited cast:
Rahul Roy ... Vikram 'Vicki' Chauhan
Pooja Bhatt ... Dr. Nita Chauhan
Avinash Wadhawan ... Ravi
Tom Alter ... Harry
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rakesh Bedi ... Himanshu
K.D. Chandran K.D. Chandran ... Nita's dad
Anang Desai ... Dr. Desai
Avtar Gill ... Inspector Sudhir Pai
Mushtaq Khan ... Adivasi Bheema
Shubha Khote ... Nita's mom
Praveen Kumar
Roma Manik ... Rahul roy's dance partner in song 'o mere dilruba'
Bhushan Patel Bhushan Patel ... Arun
Homi Wadia Homi Wadia ... Forest Officer Bhaskar Inamdar
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Nita lives a middle-class lifestyle with her mom and dad in Bombay, India, and works as a Surgeon in a hospital. She is of marriageable age, & is in love with a struggling Musician/Singer named Ravi, much to the chagrin of her mom, who wants her to marry someone who is wealthy. One day a badly wounded male is admitted into the hospital, is pronounced dead, but recovers, and with Nita's help recuperates and is discharged. He visits Nita's home, introduces himself as wealthy Vikram Chauhan and asks her parents for the hand of Nita, who immediately accept. But Nita wants to marry Ravi and plans to elope with him. On that fateful day, Ravi fails to keep his appointment and a heartbroken Nita decides to get married to Vikram. The marriage takes place with great pomp and ceremony. When Ravi attempts to re-enter Nita's life, she forbids him. Little does she know that Ravi's plans had been sabotaged by none other than Vikram - who is in reality a human during daytime, and at midnight is ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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tiger | doctor | hunting | curse | singer | See All (22) »

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Nadeem Shravan felt that the music of the film did not do so well because Gulshan Kumar forced them to to take Vipin Sachdeva for most of the songs. See more »

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One of the better Indian Horror Films
23 December 2006 | by yhoque82See all my reviews

Horror movies in the early 90s were typically Ramsay Brothers low budget fares starring B list actors. Junoon was the rare exception, produced by the Mukesh Bhat and with a quite strong cast, including the then rising young stars of Bollywood, Rahul Roy and Puja Bhat. The story was pretty good too, with a quite original take on the werewolf myth, only with tigers. Rahul Roy plays a spoilt rich brat, who is attacked by a cursed tiger during a nocturnal hunting expedition. The next full moon, he himself turns into a tiger and must hunt for prey. The rest of the story is his wife (Puja Bhat) and her ex boyfriend racing against time to stop him. Not really that scary, but the original story and very good special effects, considering the times make this the best Indian horror movie of the 90s, and one of the better ones of all time. Recommended.


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Obsession See more »

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NH Studioz See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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