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Jhilmil and Virag move to their new house with son Rohan and Jhilmil's younger sister Radhika. There is an old tree outside the house. The tree and the house are haunted by the dead.

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Radhika (as Piya Rai Choudhray)
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Dinesh Dubey - Zombie
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Rukma - Maid
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Murli - Radhika's boyfriend
Bansaree Madhani ...
Jyoti Tatya Topiwala (as Bansree Bhupesh Madhani)
Meghna Malik ...
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Jhilmil 'Jill' V. Rao
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Dr. Jhilmil Rao works in a Pune Hospital, and lives in a flat with her writer husband, Virag her sister, Radhika; and son, Rohan. The family decides to re-locate to Saswade about 12 km from Pune in a spacious bungalow. Virag finds the necessary solitude to carry on with his writing, Radhika and Jhilmil take the car for college and work respectively, while Rohan is delighted that he has ample place to play. He soon befriends two other children Manish and Jyoti and informs his parents accordingly. Since there is no neighbor anywhere within sight, they think that he has an active imagination like his dad. They decide to hire a maid, Rukma, to look after him. Subsequently, Rohan complains that Rukma had tried to kill him by trying to push him under a truck, but Rukma denies this. Rohan also accuses Rukma of stealing property from their house, which Rukma vehemently denies. The next day the Police Inspector Bhupal Gorpade, informs the Raos that Rukma has been killed by a hit and run driver... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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A good modern Bolly Horror
28 January 2005 | by (United Countries of the Earth) – See all my reviews

This movie would be the second horror/mystery movie of Modern Bollywood.

Raaz was the first try, and it was "Romantic-Comic-Horror" never before seen in history of film.

I would rate this movie 9/10. Good acting by all, speacialy the KID who just steals the whole movie.

RGV's style of movie making is great too. He has a good and an artistic vision, but he needs to work little more when it comes to Horror.

Overall it includes some good chills, but little weak plot and unclear background.

Watch "Bhoot", then this and wait for "Kuch to Hai." Lets see where Bollywood goes with Horror


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