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Bhoot (2003)

 -  Horror | Thriller  -  30 May 2003 (USA)
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Manjeet Khosla lives with her widowed mom in Bombay, India. She gets married, gives birth to a son, and separates from her spouse. She goes to live on the 12th floor of an apartment ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Vishal
Urmila Matondkar ...
Swati
Nana Patekar ...
Inspector Liyaqat Qureshi
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Sarita
Fardeen Khan ...
Sanjay Thakkar
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Dr. Rajan
Tanuja ...
Mrs. Khosla
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Kamla Bai
Amar Talwar ...
Thakker
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Manjeet Khosla
Sabir Masani ...
Watchman
Rajendra Sethi ...
Patil
Lalit Marathe ...
Dr. Shyam
Peeya Rai Chowdhary ...
Peeya
Rekha Kamat ...
Vishal's neighbor - Old woman
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Manjeet Khosla lives with her widowed mom in Bombay, India. She gets married, gives birth to a son, and separates from her spouse. She goes to live on the 12th floor of an apartment building. Thereafter, she has an affair with Sanjay Thakkar, who is the son of the building Secretary. Shortly thereafter, she and her son fall down from their balcony and die. The building watchman testifies that Manjeet was depressed and suicidal. The apartment remains vacant for sometime, and then eventually new tenants, Vishal and his wife, Swati, move in. Vishal finds out about Manjeet's untimely death but keeps this information from Swati. When Swati finds out she is displeased with Vishal, but her anger dissolves quickly. Then Swati starts sleep-walking, leading Vishal to have her medically examined. After she recovers, she claims to see Manjeet in her apartment, as well as behaves strangely. Then the building watchman gets killed by having his neck and head turned backwards. Police Inspector ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The film broke several rules of Bollywood formula films and was nonetheless successful. There were no songs, it was only two hours long, it was heroine-centered, and it was a horror story, not a love story. See more »

Goofs

When Urmila must climb 12 flights of stairs she is wearing peep-toe sandals with a heel of about 1 inch. But when she enters the flat she is wearing a three-inch heel with straps around the ankle. Similarly, when Rehka first meets Ajay Devgan she is wearing heels. When we see her entering the apartment building she is wearing flat sandals, but once inside the apartment she is wearing another - different - pair of heels. See more »

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Alternate-language version of Shock (2004) See more »

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Bhoot Hai Yahan Koi - II
Written by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Amar Mohile
Performed by Gayatri Iyer
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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It's creepy alright!
11 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie definitely has a very creepy setting. What works on you is that its not a haunted mansion setting, but a local apartment in Mumbai, one which you could be renting right now. Add some creepy looking doll and eerie music, you're most likely going to grab the next person sitting next to you and cry to be released. But! this intense thriller, horror remains only in the first half of the movie. The second half, although I'm not going to make any specific remarks, ( want you to find out for yourself) tries to remake some of the earlier Hollywood movies and it sort of takes your attention off of the whole movie. That's when the movie's originality begins to slide and fail.

They should have done something different, but most horror genres have this habit of screwing up some portion of the movie. But let me warn you, this movie is certainly NOT for kids. If you cannot withstand watching supernatural horror, please don't watch this one, it might really grip you tight for a few weeks, or even months maybe!


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