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Hifazat (1973)

  • Release Date1973
  • GenreRomance
  • FormatColor
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time137 min
  • Length3899.57 m
  • Number of Reels15
  • Gauge35mm
  • Censor RatingU
  • Censor Certificate Number67080
  • Certificate Date30/05/1973

Kishore and Asha are in love with each other, but Kishore's father, who is a crack is standing as a wall in between Asha's and Kishore's marriage. Where there is a will, there is a way. Ultimately Asha' and Kishore's staunch will paved the way for them  and Kishore's father agreed for their marriage, but Fate willed otherwise. Marriage broker appeared at the scene and poisoned Kishore's father's mind and again Kishore's father totally disapproved this marriage. Marriage broker told that on Asha's Khandan, there is some curse i.e. Asha's mother dies, father died and this girl too had a miraculous escape ad this girl wherever to be installed as a daughter-in-law that family will met its Waterloo.

The above warning did not shake the hero Kishore, who had pledged to marry Asha. He suggested to Asha that they would to go Sona Haveli and would unearth the mystery behind the curse and stigma imposed on her Khandan.

Both Kishore and Asha proceed towards Sona Haveli. On their way they meet a rugged and rough character named Sevak Singh. He is a truck driver. At the very sight of Asha, Sevak gets attracted and wants to possess her by hook or crook. Sevak creates hell of the difficulties in the way of Kishore an Asha.

Kishore and Asha reach Sona Haveli. Here they find absolutely dreadful atmosphere. By the time they have a complete survey of the Haveli, a woman knocks at the door. Asha opens the door and gets the biggest shock of her life, as the woman has quite a mysterious personality. This woman's name is Ram Pyari.

One night a village girl's murder takes place in the garage attached to Sona Haveli. Kishore finds that murder has taken place, but as he goes inside the Haveli to bring the lamp to find out who is being murdered, to his great surprise, the dead body has been removed. Kishore finds a locket. From the locket, Kishore understands who could be a murderer and when he goes, to particular person to charge her, he finds that the locket too is missing. Kishore is complete tongue tied.

By the time the hero and heroine are coming back to Sona Haveli, on the way a woman appears, approaches Kishore and requests that her husband has fallen down from hill top and he is in a pool of blood as such to help her by taking her husband to hospital; otherwise her husband will collapse. Kishore there, and there he is being trapped in by the henchmen of Sevak Singh. Here in Sona Haveli Asha spots up Sevak Singh who has come there to rape Asha. To save her chastity, she enters the deserted room. Sevak also follows her. There is a pitch of darkness in the room. As such Sevak burns a plastic doll for illumination. But this burning doll puts the complete house on fire. Here Sevak is attacked by the supernatural power and burning doll fell down. Ultimately supernatural power throws Sevak from top to down on the ground and he dies there and then..........

[From the official press booklet]