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Darna Mana Hai (2003)

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.

Director:

Prawaal Raman

Writers:

Atul Sabharwal, Rajnish Thakur (as Rajneesh Thakur) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sameera Reddy ... Shruti
Antara Mali ... Anjali
Sohail Khan ... Karan
Saif Ali Khan ... Anil Manchandani (Photographer)
Boman Irani ... Hotel owner
Raghuvir Yadav ... Dayashankar Pandey (Teacher)
Revathy ... Pramila's mother
Shilpa Shetty Kundra ... Gayathri (as Shilpa Shetty)
Sanjay Kapoor ... Sanjay
Nana Patekar ... John Rodrigues
Vivek Oberoi ... Amar
Aftab Shivdasani ... Purab
Sushant Singh
Isha Koppikar ... Abhilasha
Rajpal Yadav ... Apple vendor
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Storyline

Seven friends are traveling from a forest when their car breaks down in the dark to cut their time they decide to tell horror stories.But after each story one of the friend gets scared and goes back to the car. 1) Karan and Anjali get stuck in the forest when their car suddenly stops while the Anjali sees her Karan going into creep but next moment he is standing besides her claiming to be normal . 2) Anil Manchandani whose a smoker and checks into a hotel whose owner is weird and hates smoking. 3) A little girl Pramila whose not god at studies and has several complaints from her teacher Dayashankar Pandey.But suddenly the teacher starts to get scared of her due to change in her behavior. 4) A housewife Gayatri finds a apple seller suspicious and next morning sees that things around her have turned into apple including her husband. 5) John who is waiting outside a graveyard for a lift when Amar lets him in his car he revels that he died few days back. 6) Purab whose considered a loser ... Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Taglines:

Six stories. One ending.

Genres:

Drama | Horror

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

25 July 2003 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Fright is Forbidden See more »

Filming Locations:

India

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$82,347, 27 July 2003

Gross USA:

$132,348

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,335,493
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The concept was taken from Dr. Terror's House of Horrors . See more »

Goofs

In the movie, there were seven friends telling the stories and a killer but at the end, when they were seen sitting under the tree there were only six friends with the killer. See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Darna Mana Hai
Written by Lalit Marathe
Composed by Salim Merchant and Salim-Sulaiman
Performed by Sunidhi Chauhan and Ninad Kamat
Courtesy of Zee Music
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A delightfully bizzare story
8 September 2003 | by booksmooviesnwhiskySee 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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