Rajiv (Rishi Kapoor) heir to a wealthy feudal family falls in love with Rajni (Sridevi), who is an orphan, while his widowed mother (Sushma Seth) objects. Rajiv and Rajni get married and peace prevails, until their happiness is disrupted by the arrival of Bhairo Nath (Amrish Puri), an evil ascetic, who informs Rajiv's mother that Rajni is in fact a shape-shifting venomous snake who has married Rajiv to avenge the death of her spouse during Rajiv's childhood. (1986, Hindi, dir. Harmesh Malhotra, 137 mins., SD Presentation)
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