Damini (1993)

 ●  Hindi ● 2 hrs 55 mins

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Damini the virtuous daughter of an impoverished father who is worried about getting his two daughters married, achieves the impossible when the millionaire Shekhar Gupta falls for her. Shekhar’s family, including his mother and his mother’s brother are initially against Damini but finally accept her, until an incident disrupts the entire family. On the day of Holi, Damini witnesses her husband’s younger brother and his three friends rape a maidservant. The entire family, including her husband Shekhar, conspire to hush up the scandal. When Damini refuses to keep silent, the family, aided by a scheming lawyer (Puri) and a Corrupt police force, try to make her go insane. She is eventually helped by a down-and-out lawyer Govind (Deol) who defends her in court. Will justice be served in the end? What price will Damini have to pay for standing up against injustice and exploitation?
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Cast: Meenakshi Sheshadri, Rishi Kapoor, Sunny Deol

Crew: Rajkumar Santoshi (Director), Ishwar Bidri (Director of Photography), Nadeem Saifi (Music Director), Shravan Rathod (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama

Release Dates: 30 Apr 1993 (India)

Tagline: Lightning

Hindi Name: दामिनी

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Did you know? Aamir Khan played a cameo role in this movie, with a very special performance in the stage show dance song. Read More
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as Damini Gupta
as Shekhar Gupta
as Govind
Special Appearance
as Urmi's Grandfather
as Barrister Indrajit Chaddha
as Chandrakant (Damini's dad)
as Shekhar Brother
as Shekhar's friend
as Mr Gupta
as Tolu Bajaj
as Mrs Gupta
as Mami Tinu Anand's wife
as Shekhar's uncle
as Inspector Kadam
as Police Commissioner

Direction

Production

Writers

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography

Music

Music Director
Lyricist

Editorial

Editor
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Hindi
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Stereo
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: Saregama India Limited
01 
06:15
02 
05:12
03 
06:18
04 
08:23
05 
05:16
Music Director: Shravan Rathod, Nadeem Saifi
Lyricist: Sameer Pandey
Playback Singer: Alka Yagnik
06 
02:21
Taglines:
Lightning
Trivia:
This movie was remade into Oriya under the title 'Nari Nuhne Tu Narayani', starring Sidharth and Rachana, and in Tamil under the title 'Priyanka' with Revathi performing the role of the titular character.

Sunny Deol was bestowed with a National Award for his intense and hard hitting performance in this movie, even though he appeared only in the second half of the movie.

Aamir Khan played a cameo role in this movie, with a very special performance in the stage show dance song.

Meenakshi Seshadri's performance in this movie was very well received, but she missed the Best Actress award, which went to Madhuri Dixit for Khalnayak (1993).
Movie Connection(s):
Spoofed in: Boss (Hindi)
Spoofed in: Phata Poster Nikala Hero (Hindi)
Remade as: Nari Nuhen Tu Narayani (Oriya)