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After years of research, professor Tabani (Rehan) has found the
formula for eternal life. He immediatels drinks it ... & dies. The
same night though, he re-emerges from his coffin as a vampire, & the
first one he attacks is his female assistant ...
Years later: Aqil
(Asad) stops by Tabani's manor, & even though he is an uninvited
guest, Tabani welcomes him kindly & offers him a room for the night,
& he also falls in love with a photograph of Aquil's fiancee,
Shabnam (Deeba). Later that night though, Tabani's assistant tries to
first seduce Aqil, & when he has succumbed to her, bite him, but
Aqil is saved in the last minute by Tabani, who throws a baby at her
feet for food. Aqil's situation does not improve significantly however,
since Tabani only wants him for himself & locks him into his room.
Aqil manages to escape the room though & get to the basement, where
he stakes Tabani's assistant. Tabani himself though is only awakened by
that & bites & vampirizes Aqil. A few days later, when Aqil's
brother, only called the doctor (Habib) goes looking for him in Tabani's
manor, though, only finds him in the basement, turned into a vampire
complete with fangs, & stakes him. Later, he has to break the news
to Shabnam, her brother Parvez & his wife Shirin, who hesitate to
believe in the fantastic tale he tells. Then Shabnam suffers from a
severe bloodloss though - it's Tabani's doing of course -, & despite
the doctor's precautions soon dies. If that wasn't enough, soon some
children are found in that area, dead & drained of all & any
blood. Finally the doctor can convince Parvez that Shabnam really has
become a vampire & they go to the cemetary to stake her. Then they
figure out that Tabani might be behind all this, but while they are
preparing to go vampire hunting, he abducts Parvez' wife Shirin. After
some car chases & a massive fight in Tabani's manor, the doctor
& Parvez manage to expose the vampire to sunlight & kill him ...
taking place in swinging 60's Pakistan - including then contemorary
fashion, interior designs & cars - this is a thinly disguised
adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula in all but name, & it
also borrows quite deliberately from more famous versions of that novel,
namely those produced by Universal & Hammer, of
course. Still, the updated look & exotic settings in this case
actually work for the movie, giving the (even then) much repeated story
a new spin without making it a contradiction in itself. Some
song-&-dance routines also liven up the proceedings, making this one
- if far from a masterpiece - an enjoyable little chiller.