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This article is about the 1993 film. For the 2008 film, see Mahakaal (2008 film).
Directed by Shyam Ramsay
Tulsi Ramsay
Produced by Gangu Ramsay
Chander Ramsay
Written by Y.V. Tyagi
Sayeed Sultan (Dialogue)
Kafil Azar (Lyrics)
Starring Karan Shah
Archana Puran Singh
Reema Lagoo
Johnny Lever
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
Music by Anand-Milind
K J Sing (background score)
Vishal (background score)
Cinematography Gangu Ramsay
Edited by Vikas Daripkar
Shyam Gupte
Distributed by Mondo Macabro
Release dates
  • 1993 (1993)
Running time
143 minutes
Country India
Language Hindi

Mahakaal (also known as The Monster and Time of Death) is a 1993 Indian horror film. It is directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay and is based on the American horror film franchise A Nightmare on Elm Street. It was released on DVD in the US by distributor Mondo Macabro in 2009. The film soundtrack was composed by Anand–Milind, and the background score was composed by K. J. Sing and Vishal.


A mysterious monster haunts the dreams of a young woman named Anita. Anita becomes concerned when one of her friends is killed by the monster in a dream. Anita was tormented in her dreams and monsters forces to have sexual intercourse in her dreams. No body believes her but later she shows her wounds in her private parts and made her friends believe in her dreams.

Mayur and Kunika had to shot some nude shots as there was no body double used.

While having sex the monster killed Kunika and Mayur was charged with homiside. Lead actress Archana Puran believed Mayur as innocent but he got killed by the monster in the Jail itself.

Kulbhushan Kharbanda later confessed of Killing the monster as he had raped his daughter.



# Title Singer(s)
1 "Chal chal meri jaan chal zara" Udit Narayan, Sapna Mukherjee and Sudesh Bhosle
2 "Main Khush Nasheeb" Kumar Sanu, Anuradha Paudwal
3 "Janejaan Bahon Mein Aaja" Alka Yagnik

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