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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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 ...
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Gayathri
Sanjay Kapoor ...
Sanjay
Nana Patekar ...
John Rodrigues
Vivek Oberoi ...
Amar
Aftab Shivdasani ...
Purab
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Abhilasha
Rajpal Yadav ...
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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The film had a huge casting from lead actor to character actors. See more »

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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 »

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Featured in Darna Zaroori Hai - You Gotta Be Scared (2006) See more »

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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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A delightfully bizzare story
8 September 2003 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

The movie basically consists of a couple of teens telling each other stories with a story running in the background. I have heard people say the stories where weird,unbelievable and unrealistic. But that is exactly what they were supposed to be! I liked each of them except the last story with Aftaab Shivdasani (he sucks!)!

If you like to read bizzare and dark short stories , you will enjoy the movie.

For once, stars are just characters, and not the USP of the movie.


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