BANDH DARWAZA (1990) Overview


Bandh Darwaza is a 1990 Indian Bollywood horror feature film starring Kunika, Manjeet Kullar, Aruna Irani, Anirudh Agarwal and the Afghan actor Hashmat Khan. The film soundtrack was composed by the Anand-Milind brothers.


The dark caves of Kali Pahari (Black Hills) is the lair of the dangerous Dracula, Nevla, who sleeps in a coffin by day and transforms into a bat at night in a hunt for human blood. He craves the supply of young women in order to spread his evil seed and Thakur’s wife, Lajjo becomes his latest victim.

Lajjo is unable to conceive a child and enlists the help of her maid, Mahua who takes her to Nevla. He assures Lajjo that she will give birth but if it’s a daughter, then she must surrender her to him, to which she agrees. Shortly thereafter, she gives birth to a daughter, Kamya, but refuses to surrender it. Mahua poisons her, abducts Kamya, and takes her to Nevla. Thakur Pratap Singh storms Nevla’s cave and banishes Nevla to a coffin in a cavern, and rescues his daughter.

Twenty years later, Kamya grows up to be a beautiful girl and she has her heart set on Kumar, her childhood friend. But Kumar is in love with a girl named Sapna and snubs Kamya. An enraged Kamya soon finds herself taken by the gang to the altar of Neola where he is resurrected and bites Kamya. She becomes hypnotized to serve Neola forever…