1920: Evil Returns Movie Reviews


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  • Renuka Vyavahare

    3.0

    Renuka Vyavahare | Times of India

    Jaidev Varma (Aftab Shivdasani) is a poet who looks for a reason to live. He finds his inspiration in his fan Smriti ( Tia Bajpai). The two exchange letters and fall in love even without meeting each other. Destiny brings them together, but not the way they'd dreamt. Smriti is haunted by a demon. 1920: Evil Returns has enough and more in store to scare you. It's the perfect Halloween film you could watch if horror's your favourite genre
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  • Devesh Sharma

    3.0

    Devesh Sharma | Filmfare

    Director Vikram Bhatt made an okay-ish horror film called 1920 in 2008. It managed to earn decent money at the box-office. Maybe someone gave him the bright idea that he should bank on the name and make a franchise. The result is a laugh-a-riot called 1920: Evil Returns. Yes, you are reading it right. The film is so unintentionally funny that we suspect that the producer actually wanted to make a comedy
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  • Joginder Tuteja

    3.0

    Joginder Tuteja | Indiaglitz

    With '1920 - Evil Returns', first time director Bhushan Patel gives a good account of himself and shows that other than being a good technician, he is also an able story-teller who wanted to start his journey with something that was indeed different. In this regard he gets good support from Vikram Bhatt who proves once again that when it comes to the horror-thriller genre, he is not just comfortably leading the race but practically running alone
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  • Renuka Vyavahare

    3.0

    Renuka Vyavahare | Times of India

    1920 gives you the creeps…watch it.
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  • Taran Adarsh

    2.5

    Taran Adarsh | bollywoodhungama.com

    Vikram Bhatt has emerged the most successful brand in the horror genre. In fact, it won't be erroneous to state that what Karan Johar is to candy floss, Vikram Bhatt is to horror. If one looks at Vikram's body of work, the talented storyteller has taken upon himself to petrify and frighten the moviegoers over and over again. RAAZ, 1920, SHAAPIT, HAUNTED, DANGEROUS ISHHQ, RAAZ 3... now 1920 - EVIL RETURNS. This time, of course, Vikram hands over the directorial reins
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  • Martin D'Souza

    2.0

    Martin D'Souza | Glamsham

    The lighting is dim with a slight bluish tinge; the houses are huge enough to be haunted. In one huge house there is just the protagonist and two servants. In another, four servants serve two. In between dialogues we understand that this film is in India because there is reference to a Chota Gaon. But the horses and the carriages you see along with the huge mansions with large manicured lawns tell you otherwise. This could be either Ireland or England
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  • Roshni Devi

    2.0

    Roshni Devi | Koimoi

    It’s surprising that almost four decades after it was made, The Exorcist continues not only “inspires” horror filmmakers, but has scenes lifted exactly from it. The very poster of 1920 – Evil Returns reminds you of the classic, and the scenes in the movie attest it further. The movie begins with Smruti (Tia Bajpai) trapped in her house because of an evil spirit. A servant brings her a blessed mirror that will help her escape the house and reach her lover Jaidev
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  • Swati Deogire

    2.0

    Swati Deogire | In.com

    In a week, where films like 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' and 'Skyfall' hit the silver screen, it'll be a wonder if folks head to the theatres to watch '1920: Evil Returns'. However if you are cajoled/dragged into watching this one, you will be entertained for the next two hours. Vikram Bhatt's obsession with evil spirits and outdated horror stories continues with '1920: Evil Returns'. Jaydev Verma (Aftab Shivdasani) is a poet in love with Smriti (Tia Bajpai)
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  • Shubhra Gupta

    1.5

    Shubhra Gupta | Indian Express

    According to Vikram Bhatt, this is not meant to be a sequel of his '1920’ which came out in 2008. That film was set in 1920 and had a young couple that lived in a large Victorian haveli, and who dealt with an evil spirit. '1920-Evil Returns’ has a threesome in a house that looks similar, doing ditto. It may not be a sequel, but it uses the same old notes to scare us. Creaking doors. Moaning voices. Dark woods. Carriages drawn by horses. Girls in frilly frocks
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  • Shubhra Gupta

    1.5

    Shubhra Gupta | Screen

    According to Vikram Bhatt, this is not meant to be a sequel of his '1920’ which came out in 2008. That film was set in 1920 and had a young couple that lived in a large Victorian haveli, and who dealt with an evil spirit. '1920-Evil Returns’ has a threesome in a house that looks similar, doing ditto. It may not be a sequel, but it uses the same old notes to scare us. Creaking doors. Moaning voices. Dark woods. Carriages drawn by horses. Girls in frilly frocks
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  • Rohit Vats

    1.5

    Rohit Vats | IBNLive

    Overall, ‘1920: Evil Returns’ showcases some good ‘horror’ moments in the second half, provided you sustain the tyranny of the first half.
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  • Rohit Khilnani

    1.0

    Rohit Khilnani | rediff.com

    There are some horror films that scare you and the others just bore you. Vikram Bhatt's 1920 - Evil Returns falls in the latter category. Even if you are a fan of horror movies, this one is not something that many of you will enjoy because the writing department does a bad job and that's where problem starts. The story moves at the speed of a snail and the horror scenes are so predictable. Jaidev (Aftab Shivdasani) a popular poet, who lives in huge haweli
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  • bollyfan25

    1.5

    I wish we would have been born in 1920…

    bollyfan25, 5 years ago
    This is one time watch. You can watch this movie to pass your time.
  • hindicritic

    3.0

    1920 - evil returns.... REALLY...???

    hindicritic, 5 years ago
    This is nice movie. I liked it.

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