Seven friends, after their car breaks down in the middle of the night, find shelter and tell one another stories to kill time till dawn.



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Anil Manchandani (Photographer)
Hotel owner
Dayashankar Pandey (Teacher)
Pramila's mother
John Rodrigues
Apple vendor


Six city students take refuge in deserted ruins when stranded on a highway, and start telling each other scary stories to keep amused. The stories include: A husband trying to scare his wife; a man stuck at a creepy "healthy hotel"; a school teacher spooked by a child's homework; a housewife scared of apples; a bizarre lift on a freeway; and a college kid with an unusual power. Unlike the usual Indian horror film, this does not resort to sound effects and visuals for thrills. Each sketch has its moments, though a couple of them could have been brilliant with small script changes, and a resistance to oversimplifying. Most of the actors do decent jobs, especially Raghubir Yadav as the freaked-out school-teacher. Written by Joyojeet Pal

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Six stories. One ending.


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25 July 2003 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Ничего не бойся  »

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This was very first attempt to cast many different stories in one film. See more »


In the 'Stop' story, in the end Aftab Shivdasni stands in front of mirror and says 'stop' to himself. This petrifies him and later on he is always shown with his mouth open in a long smile, which can't possibly happen, because as soon as he said 'Stop', he is petrified, and after speaking 'stop' one's mouth ought to be closed with lips protruding outward, not with a mouth open in smile. See more »


Remake of Campfire Tales (1997) See more »


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Tales from the crypt Meet Bollywood
18 June 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Bollywood tries something never before seen in a Hindi film. A horror film about people telling ghost stories to each other. The main plot of the film is predictable and a little boring. The six stories have some good parts. Story One was pretty exciting towards the end only with Sohail Khan. Story Two is one of the Best and has dark humour added, with Saif Ali Khan and Boman Irani in powerful roles. Story Three is the boring one out of the lot about a teacher. Story Four was a bit stupid but good in some parts, with Shilpa Shetty. Story Five is the Best out of he lot, with Vivek who offers a hitch hiker Nana Patekar a lift. Nana claims to be a ghost, which leads to a amazing twist. Story Six is quite Fun, less horror about a boy who can STOP time. This is Far better then the sequel Darna Zaroori Hai. A good attempt in something different. Not Bad, quite entertaining.

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