Phir Wahi Raat

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Phir Wohi Raat
Directed by Danny Denzongpa
Produced by N.N.Sippy
Starring Rajesh Khanna
Danny Denzongpa
Aruna Irani
Lalita Pawar
A.K. Hangal
Suresh Oberoi
Shubha Khote
Music by R.D.Burman
Majrooh Sultanpuri (lyrics)
Release dates
  • 15 August 1980 (1980-08-15) (India)
Running time
146 mins[2]
Country India
Language Hindi
Box office INR 2.4 crore (1980)

Phir Wohi Raat (Hindi: फ़िर वही रात; transliteration: Same night again) is a 1980 suspense film of horror genre starring Rajesh Khanna in the lead role as a psychologist doctor opposite Kim Yashpal, then girl friend of Danny. The music is by R.D.Burman. This is the first and the only film directed by Danny Denzongpa.[3] It fetched INR 2.4 crore in 1980 and became a hit.[4]This commercially successful film was ranked among the top 5 horror Hindi films of all time as per[5]


A woman in her early twenties named Asha lives in a hostel where she gets tortured by nightmares and thereby leaves the hostel after she realises that neither she is happy nor her the hostel authorities and her friends from hostel due to her behaviour. Later on she goes to Dr. Vijay for treatment. Her dreams are of her insane aunt who tried to strangle her years ago after killing her mother. After understanding her case, Dr. Vijay decides to take her far away from the city to a remote hilly area which is her ancestral mansion, where she spent her childhood and is a replica of ancestral mansion which she fantasies about. Shoba, a close friend of Asha, also decides to accompany Asha to the mansion. Asha and Vijay start liking each other and gradually fall in love. In the big old mansion, Asha witnesses lots of things which makes her more scared, but Vijay does not agree with her. Vijay starts suspecting the daughter of Vishwanath to be the person, who is playing some prank on Asha. Later Ashok, a cousin of Asha, comes to India to meet her all alone. Asha is angry at Ashok, for he has married a Christian woman, without disclosing to her. Later, on the eve of Asha's birthday, Ashok's wife gets murdered, and this further changes the life of Asha.




All lyrics written by Majrooh Sultanpuri, all music composed by Rahul Dev Burman.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Sang Mere Nikle The Saajan"   Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Chorus 5.19
2. "Chhalkao Jhoomke Paimana"   Kishore Kumar, Chorus 4.24
3. "Dekho Idhar Dekho"   Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Sushma Srestha 4.13
4. "Phir Wohi Raat"   Kishore Kumar 4.14
5. "Bindiya Tarse Kajra Barse"   Lata Mangeshkar 5.26
6. "Aa Gaye Yaaron Jeene Ke Din"   Mohammad Rafi, Chorus[6] 4.30


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