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Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

A popular illusionist is haunted by a Daayan witch.

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Bobo
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Diana
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Lisa Dutt
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Tamara
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Prof Mathur
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Dr. Ranjan Palit (as Rajatava Datta)
Vishesh Tiwari ...
Young Bobo (as Visshesh Tiwari)
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Misha
Bhavesh Balchandani ...
Zubin
Pallavi Batra ...
Sangeeta
Shirina Sambyal ...
Anna
Deepak Dhadwal ...
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Habib ...
Old Watchman
Kanupriya Gupta ...
Girl on Beach
Prem Parmar ...
Young Watchman
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Bobo is a popular and talented illusionist, but he is haunted by his past. When disturbing hallucinations cause him to become distracted during his stage show, he seeks the help of a psychiatrist. Through hypnosis, he is able to recall suppressed memories of his childhood. In his youth, Bobo suspected the nanny who cared for him and his younger sister to be a Daayan -a demon who practices witchcraft and devil-worship. Now as an adult, Bobo is paranoid that the reincarnated witch is returning for him... Written by L. Hamre

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A fresh perspective to Horror Movies
19 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

Ek thi Daayan gives a very fresh perspective to horror films .It is is an enriching combination of good story telling and ethnic grandmother's witch tales.

Awesome acting by Konkona Sen Sharma and Emraan Hashmi. Other actors have also played their character up-to the mark.

Whats's Good: Acting and storytelling, unfamiliar track for a horror thriller, good background score.

What's Bad: A little disappointment towards the conclusion part of the story.

Overall one time worth watch, but don't hope for a classic


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