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Bandh Darwaza (1990)

  • Release Date01/06/1990
  • GenreHorror
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time145 mins
  • Length3976.04 meters
  • Number of Reels14
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingA
  • Censor Certificate NumberA-1381-MUM
  • Certificate Date07/05/1990
  • Shooting LocationHotel Anarkali (Mahabaleshwar), Giri Kunj, Chandivali, Filmistan Studios

The silence of death prevailed in the black hills but somewhere deep in the ancient stone ruins. The breathing of an evil being dominated. He was known as Nevla the devil. Master of vampire bats. As the sun sets and darkness covers the hills the bats flutter out to hunt for blood of the beasts and their master Nevla also opens his bloodshot eyes. He must also quench his thirst for blood the screams of innocent villagers echo through the black hills.

Thakur Partab Singh comes to know of this human beast and his evil rituals. He confronts the devil digs a cold steel blade through his heart. Now there will be peace in the valley. He thinks but for how long? The devil had sworn to return back to life after eighteen years. Kamya. Thakur’s daughter was now eighteen. Frustrated in love she ventures into black hills where the rituals were held. Here she thought she would get the power to possess her love instead she found herself in the evil arms of Nevla. Her father tried to get his beloved daughter back on the right path but it was impossible, for now, the master of vampire bats lived once again Kamya was imprisoned in the dungeons of black hills. The boy she loved was lost in the arms of another. The Father who loved her was helpless against the powers of the ultimate evil. Once again the sound of breathing dominated and no one could venture beyond the closed doors of the dungeons of black hills. What goes on beyond the closed doors is forbidden, blood-curdling horrifying but if you dare come we shall open the door for you. See for yourself the opens fangs. Hear for yourself the snarl of the beast and we promise, you will never be same again.

(From the official press booklet)



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