Purana Mandir

Purana Mandir Hindi for The Old Temple is a 1984 Hindi feature film, produced and directed by the Ramsay brothers. It is a horror film chronicling the story of the monsterdemon, Samri. The Soundtrack were composed by Ajit Singh.

Samri is put on trial, where his terrible litany of crimes is read. He has performed various heinous acts to please his demonic spirit masters and enhance his own evil powers. He has raped and disembowelled newlywed brides he has mutilated and cannibalized young children he has it shocks the crier as he reads out this charge exhumed corpses for sacrifice and eating and he has terrorized the hamlets surrounding Bijapur with his reign of evil. While the rajpurohit royal priest suggests Samri be subjected to pure Agni i.e. to be cremated, the Raja proposes another sentenceSamri is to be decapitated, with the headless body to be buried behind the old temple at Kalighat and the head secured in a strongbox to be kept at the Rajas haveli mansion. The strongbox is chained with a trishul as advised by the rajpurohit trident, the weapon of the Hindu God Shiva to hold the evil in thrall. Samri pronounces his curse upon the Raja So long as my head is away from my body, every woman in your line shall die at childbirth and when my head is rejoined to my body, I will arise and wipe out every living person in your dynasty.As the years pass, the princely states merge into the Indian republic, and the greatgreatgrandson of Raja Harimansingh, Thakur Ranvir Singh veteran actor Pradeep Kumar, known for his royal roles, now resides in the city. Samri is long gone, but not forgotten. His evil legend is passed from father to son in the Harimansingh clan, and his sinister curse occurs with each generation. Ranvir Singhs wife died at the birth of his daughter Suman Aarti Gupta. Suman, now a college student, has a boyfriend Sanjay Mohnish Behl and they spend most of their young love frolicking in pools, the beach and nightclubs. One the Thakur learns about their relations, he severely disapproves of their relationship ostensibly because Sanjay is not of royal birth. The real reason is that any man who marries Suman must endure her inevitable death when their child arrives. ........

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