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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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Rajkumar Santoshi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Meenakshi Sheshadri ... Damini Gupta
Rishi Kapoor ... Shekhar Gupta
Sunny Deol ... Govind
Amrish Puri ... Indrajit Chaddha (Scheming Lawyer)
Kulbhushan Kharbanda ... Mr. Gupta (Shekhar's dad)
Rohini Hattangadi ... Mrs. Sumitra Gupta (Shekhar's mom)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tinnu Anand ... Shekhar's Uncle
Sulabha Arya ... Shekhar's aunt
Suhas Bhalekar
Anu Dhawan Anu Dhawan
Vijayendra Ghatge ... Inspector Kadam
Ashwin Kaushal Ashwin Kaushal ... Rakesh Gupta
Aamir Khan ... Himself
Viju Khote ... Mangesh
Prajakta Kulkarni Prajakta Kulkarni ... Urmi - Maid Servant
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

30 April 1993 (India) See more »

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Color:

Color
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Meenakshi seshadri was entitled for the award. See more »

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The strength of a traditional Indian woman against her society and culture.
10 December 2005 | by ummul_mazluminSee 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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