NISHANT (1975)

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  • NIGHT Alternative
  • NIGHT'S END Alternative


Based on a true incident in 1945. A school teacher arrives with his wife and son in a feudal village, dominated by four brothers. The brothers kidnap the wife and entrap her in the household. The kidnapping was witnessed by most of the villagers but no one dares to come forward, and the police refuse to act without witnesses. Made in 1975.

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