Darr is one of the well-known thriller movies in Bollywood. The movie was released in the year 1993. The film was a venture of Yash Chopra, a director of great stature in Hindi film industry. It is also produced by Yash Chopra. Darr had Shahrukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Sunny Deol Playing the lead roles. The famous musician duo Shiv-Hari composed the music.
The plot of Darr- the Hindi thriller deals with a young man Rahul. Love, passion, obsession, hatred, jealousy, revenge all these emotions are the main attributes of his character. The character is played by Shah Rukh Khan Other major characters like naval officer Sunil was played by Sunny Deol and Juhi Chawla played the role of Kiran- the fiancée of Sunil. Rahul`s life centers on Kiran with whom he is madly in love. He loved her from the college days but never dared to tell her and Kiran was not interested in him. But slowly Rahul`s obsession for Kiran gets the better of him. At any rate, he wants to win her. But he never discloses his identity to Kiran. Even he does not show his face to her. In spite of knowing that Kiran loves somebody and committed to him, he does not change his mind. Anyhow he wants her in his life. His obsession towards her increases day by day. He starts chasing and haunting Kiran and tries to kill Sunil.
After marriage, Kiran and Sunil go for honeymoon in Switzerland. But their family does not disclose it to anybody. The name of the honeymoon destination is kept confidential for safety of Kiran. But Rahul plays a major game to come close to Kiran`s family and thus he comes to know that the couple is in Switzerland. Rahul starts for Switzerland.
In Switzerland, Rahul meets the couple. As Kiran and Sunil don`t know his true self, they welcome him warmly. But Sunil starts suspecting him. His investigation reveals everything. Things get worse when Rahul tries to kill Sunil but fails. Sunil gets injured severely by stabbing. Sunil escapes death anyhow. At the end, Rahul is killed by Sunil.
Shahrukh Khan worked in several Bollywood Thriller Movies, like, Anjaam and Baazigar. The performance of S. Khan in Darr receives appreciation from critics. In this movie he is a wicked and obsessive character. He is utterly successful in portraying the obsession, passion and wrath of Rahul`s character. The movie is an evidence of versatility of this actor. Juhi and Sunni are very good as well. The performance of Anupam Kher deserves special mention.
Darr, one of the Popular Bollywood Thrillers was nominated for three Filmfare Awards. Anupam Kher won Filmfare Best Comedian award for this film. Manmohan Singh received Filmfare Best Cinematographer Award for Darr. It won the prestigious National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing wholesome entertainment.
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