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Mahal

19 Aug 200727 Aug 2007

Best known for his 1995 film Pakeezah, Kamal Amrohi's debut from almost five decades earlier is a rare classic ghost story. Arriving at his newly acquired mansion, Shankar (Ashok Kumar) is told about the tragic history of the house and the mysterious death of the former owner and his lover 40 years earlier. That evening, as he muses over the possibility that he is the reincarnation of the previous owner, Shankar is visited by the spirit of Kamini, the dead mistress of the house...

Dir Kamal Amrohi, India 1949, 165 mins

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