MADHUMATI (1958)

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A reincarnation story with the lead actors in multiple roles. Devendra shelters from a storm in a deserted house and believes he hears a woman crying. Exploring the house, he finds a painting of its former owner Raja Ugranarayan. Devendra feels he must have painted the portrait in a previous life when he was called Anand. This cues a flashback to Anand's life when he worked as a foreman on a plantation and loved a woman from the village, Madhumati, who died escaping from the libidinous Raja Ugranarayan. Then the trap is set for the Raja by the means of another woman, Madhavi, who looks like the dead Madhumati and could be her reincarnation. The happy ending arrives when the original Madhumati returns from the dead to take her revenge.

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