11 stars together The name of this film was – Naagin Film. It was directed by Rajkumar Kohli under the banner of Shankar Movies. In this, Reena Roy was in the lead and Jitendra was in the lead role. At the same time, Sunil Dutt, Feroz Khan, Sanjay Khan, Rekha, Mumtaz, Vinod Mehra, Yogita Bali, Kabir Bedi, Anil Dhawan also played important roles. This was the first time that so many famous stars were seen in a film.
Remake was also made in South
According to the information, this film was inspired by François Truffaut’s French film The Bride Wore Black, which was based on Cornell Woolrich’s novel of the same name. When ‘Naagin’ proved to be a blockbuster at the Hindi box office, it was later remade in Tamil, titled ‘Neeya’ and in which Sripriya played the role of Naagin.
Snake’s death, serpent’s revenge
Talking about the story of the film, Professor Vijay does research on snakes. According to a myth, they believe that after a certain age they take on human form. He plans to go to the forest with his friends Raj, Rajesh, Uday, Kiran and Suraj. Eventually Vijay uncovers the secret. He finds such a serpent. However, no one believes in victory. That’s why he takes everyone to the forest to show the truth about it on a full moon night. At that time, Naagin (Reena Roy) turns into a beautiful girl and dances to woo her lover (Jitendra). Both are engrossed in themselves, when one of Vijay’s friends shoots at Nag. After the death of the snake, the serpent resolves to take revenge. After this, identifying them one by one, they start putting them to death. The story ends with Naagin reuniting with Naag in heaven after eliminating all.
The song used in the soundtrack of a Hollywood movie
The music of the film was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. Lata Mangeshkar gave her melodious voice to the song ‘Tere Sang Pyaar Mein…’. Apart from him, Mohammad Rafi, Mahendra Kapoor, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar and Suman Kalyanpur also gave their voices in many songs. You hardly know that the song ‘Tere Sang Pyaar Mein…’ was featured in the soundtrack of the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in the year 2004. This song was used again in the Tamil remake of ‘Naagin’, ‘Neya’.
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Reena Roy’s luck had changed
Reena Roy’s luck and career were changed by this movie. She played such a character of a serpent that she was everywhere. He was even called ‘Sexy Naagin’. People were convinced of her acting and beauty. He didn’t look back after this film.
Worked together in 22 films
You would hardly know that Reena Roy and Jitendra, who became Naag and Naagin in ‘Naagin’, worked together in 22 films, out of which 17 films were romantic. In 12 of these 17 films, she became Jitendra’s heroine and these films were super hits.
Reena and Rekha
Rekha also appeared in this movie with Reena Roy. Both these actresses were the highest paid heroines at that time. Both ruled Bollywood for a long time and were also captivated by this film.