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Kabrastan (1988)

  • GenreHorror
  • FormatColour
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time135 mins
  • Length3866.64 meters
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingA
  • Censor Certificate NumberA-894-MUM
  • Certificate Date10/06/1968
  • Shooting LocationFilmistan, Film City

Dr. D'Souza, a heart specialist, experiments with hearts stolen from graves in a bid to revive them, but does not succeed. inflammed with and ambition to do the miraculous in the medical field and fired by the pleadings of the father of a heart patient, Dr.. D'Souza murders a man and successfully transplants his heart into his patient.

Before the applause of the world on his spectacular achievement has died down his life is shattered by bizzare happenings that engulf his god fearing wife, is children and his brother.

The scientific mind of Dr. D'Souza refuses to accept the eiree happenings and attributes them to the imagination of his family till his wife and children meet a gruesome death and he himself is confronted with a unbelievable "reality".

Is it the hand of God meeting retribution for his sins? Do the dead rise from their graves and seek revenges? Is it the subconscious mid of a sinner that wrecks vengeance on oneself or are all such 'happenings' just coincidences?

No on knowes the unknown.


(From the official press booklet)



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