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Here is why Jaani Dushman (1979) was a pioneering film
On the 40th anniversary of the release of Rajkumar Kohli's macabre multi-starrer, we take a look at the unlikely elements that came together, including a future Oscar-winner, to create this hit.
Raj Kumar Kohli and the big-budget supernatural thriller
Today, the supernatural thriller, almost a lost genre, lacks the awe-inspiring or wacky ideas which made it a dominant genre in the 1980s and 1990s. Rajkumar Kohli was one of the rare filmmakers who tackled this genre consistently. On the anniversary (14 September) of the release of his infamous Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahaani, we look at the filmmaker's penchant for big-budget, multi-starrer supernatural thrillers.