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Woh Kaun Thi (1964)

  • GenreRomance, Drama, Mystery
  • FormatB-W
  • LanguageHindi
  • Run Time142 min
  • Length4042.43 meters
  • Number of Reels16
  • Gauge35 mm
  • Censor RatingA
  • Censor Certificate Number1436
  • Certificate Date21/01/1964

He met Her first in a rainy night, on a deserted place when he was coming back attending a medical call. He offered Her a lift, she accepted on condition that he would not ask Her whereabouts. He found Her destination, a grave-yard.

Her met Her again in a rainy night when he went to attend another medical call from a person unknown. This time he saw Her as a dead-patient in a dilapidated house. He came out of the Bungalow confused when he met a patrolling police squad. The Chief of the squad, knowing his object of visit to a dilapidated house revealed that nobody lived in that house and a dozen of doctors had been called in the past this way through a haunted call and they all found an imaginary dead-woman. He is more confused.

He wanted to marry his beloved, an air-hostess, but before the marriage took place she was killed. The mother, after much effort and persuasion made him agree to marry and he married Her. He found Her this time as his wife.

He can’t live with his wife, spends more of his time in work. Mother sends the daughter-in-law home but on her way SHE died in rail-accident.

He comes to Simla to turn over a new leaf but found Her again.

He lost his mental balance, he lies in the hospital almost on the verge of insanity but SHE will not spare him; SHE comes, haunts and calls him again.

Who was SHE? A spirit? The long lost beloved in the form of a craving soul or something else? The friends call it hypnotism mother calls HER spirit and the authorities smell a mystery. . . . . . . .



(From the official press booklet)