Bhoot (2003)

 |  Horror, Thriller  |  30 May 2003 (USA)
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Vishal (Ajay Devgan), a stock analyst, and his wife Swati (Urmila Matondkar). The two are in search for a flat in Mumbai. Vishal finds the perfect place on the 12th floor of a high-rise ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Urmila Matondkar ...
Nana Patekar ...
Inspector Liyaqat Qureshi
Fardeen Khan ...
Sanjay Thakkar
Dr. Rajan
Tanuja ...
Mrs. Khosla
Kamla Bai
Amar Talwar ...
Barkha Madan ...
Manjeet Khosla
Sabir Masani ...
Rajendra Sethi ...
Lalit Marathe ...
Dr. Shyam
Peeya Rai Chowdhary ...
Rekha Kamat ...
Vishal's neighbor - Old woman


Vishal (Ajay Devgan), a stock analyst, and his wife Swati (Urmila Matondkar). The two are in search for a flat in Mumbai. Vishal finds the perfect place on the 12th floor of a high-rise apartment building. However, the apartment has a horrifying past. The previous occupant of the flat, a young woman had killed her child and jumped from the balcony and died. Swati learns about this incident shortly after moving in and becomes oddly fixated with the story. Then, a series of inexplicable experiences drive Swati to near madness. Vishal becomes helpless and convinced his wife has developed some sort of psychological disorder. He consults a psychiatrist, Dr. Rajan (Victor Banerjee). The couple's maid (Seema Biswas) believes Swati to be possessed, and calls in an exorcist (Rekha). Meanwhile, other seemingly unrelated events take place around the building. The watchman (Sabeer Masani) is being terrorized, one of the residents Sanjay (Fardeen Khan) is behaving erratically, and a murder occurs.... Written by

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The film was huge success also because of its background music which made audience chill in theaters. See more »


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 »


Remade as Shock (2004) See more »


Dead But Not Asleep
Written by Jaideep Sahni
Composed by Amar Mohile
Performed by Asha Bhosle
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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