indian cinema heritage foundation
  • Release Date1981
  • GenreHorror
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time121 mind
  • Length3516.93
  • Number of Reels15
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingA
  • Censor Certificate Number4854
  • Certificate Date18/06/1981
  • Shooting LocationEsel, Filmistan, Film City

Chandan Nagar was a hamlet in a grip of terror. Several corpses had vanished from their grave. The natives believed that the evil curse was upon them. The entire neighborhood was filled with death and terror. Did the dead really roam the land and were the ghosts really in search of human flesh?

Sameer a young Scientist believed that the evil doings were created by some human beings to terrorize the village. Was that human being Dr. Vishal?

Mad Dr. Vishal also lived in Chandan Nagar. He experimented on animals till one day his wife in a fit of jealously injected him with bat-venom. Dr. Vishal had played with nature all his life now nature had a chance to play with him. The venom began to transform Dr. Vishal slowly into an animal. One day he discovered fur, growing on his ears, then fangs appeared on his face.

The deadly truth dawned on Dr. Vishal. Now he knew that his wife had injected in his veins the poison of bats. The bat hormones that would turn him into a beast.

Dr. Vishal kidnapped Sameer’s fiancée Kiran and kept her in the Jungle demanding from Sameer a ransom of the antidote which may save him from a fate worse than death.

Kiran was now in the grip of Dr. Vishal the half beast-half man. Sameer did not know where to look for Vishal who had only a few hours left, then the ultimate horror would begin. Dr. Vishal would be the man-beast a grisly terror, dreadful than death.

DAHSHAT’ is a spine chilling horror film from” Ramsay Brothers”, the house of horror.

[from the official press booklet]