Duvidha, India, 11 May 1973

The film is set in rural Rajasthan, based on a story by Vijayadan Detha which relates a popular folktale from Rajasthan about merchant’s son, Krishanlal (Ravi Menon) whose relationship with his young bride, Lachhi (Raisa Padamsee) is thwarted by his work and a ghost who falls in love with her, resulting in the ghost soon impersonating the husband.

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Runtime: 82 Minutes
  • Director: Mani Kaul
  • Awards: Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie, National Film Award for Best Direction


Duvidha is a 1973 Bollywood ghost movie directed by Mani Kaul. The film stars Ravi Menon and Raisa Padamsee in lead roles.The film was critically acclaimed and won the director National Film Award for Best Direction and Critics Award for Best film at the 1974 Filmfare Awards.