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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sameera Reddy ...
Shruti
Antara Mali ...
Anjali
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Karan
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Anil Manchandani (Photographer)
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Hotel owner
Raghuvir Yadav ...
Dayashankar Pandey (Teacher)
Revathy ...
Pramila's mother
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Gayathri
Sanjay Kapoor ...
Sanjay
Nana Patekar ...
John Rodrigues
Vivek Oberoi ...
Amar
Aftab Shivdasani ...
Purab
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Abhilasha
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Apple vendor
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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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The hotel where Anil stays is 3 storey building when shown from far. But when he walks close to the hotel it becomes two storey building. See more »

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Remake of Campfire Tales (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Darna Mix
Written by Lalit Marathe
Composed by Salim Merchant and Suleiman Merchant
Performed by Naresh Kamat, Ninad Kamat and Sunidhi Chauhan
Courtesy of Zee Music
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amazingly clever, great acting, but am I missing something?
9 March 2004 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It's like reading a book of short stories from Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, or anyone like them. 6 stories bring to you the unimaginable, the unbelievable, something between fantasy and thriller. We learn about the consequences of bad choices we make in life and they are funny at times, and shocking as well. An earlier comment mentioned that the stories are weird, but that doesn't matter, it makes the movie well worth watching!!! The only minus in it all, is the reason we get for what is happening to our 7 friends who tell us their stories. That is indeed quite weird, but maybe YOU and I didn't even notice.....someone is missing at the end of the movie.......


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