Hindi    Aug 22, 2008 (India)  

Verdict: Timepass Movie. One time watch.


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Phoonk is a 2008 Indian Bollywood horror film released on Aug 22, 2008. The film is directed by Ram Gopal Varma, produced by Praveen Nischol.

The story of Phoonk is based upon the concept of supernatural powers. The movie starts with civil engineer and agonist Rajiv (played by Sudeep) who lives in Mumbai with his family of wife Aarti (played by Amruta Khanvilkar) and two kids, Raksha (played by Ahsaas Channa) and Rohan (played by Shrey Bawa), with Rajiv's mother and the housemaid Laxmi(played by Anu Ansari). Rajiv's most trusted colleagues are Anshuman (played by Kenny Desai) and Madhu (played by Ashwini Kalsekar), Due to some incidences, Rajiv humiliates his two friends. These two decide to take reprisal on Rajiv. Madhu notes that Rajiv is very affectionate of Raksha. Soon then a series of unusual events start to take place in and around Rajiv's house. Mandar (played by Bharat Kaul), who is selected to take the place of Madhu and Anshuman is killed at the construction site mysteriously.And each and everything in their house starts perturbing and there are sequence of some supernatural powers. The story is damn interesting to watch and is completely based on some thrilling and horror events.

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Reviews for Phoonk

Taran Adarsh


Taran Adarshbollywoodhungama.com

The great debate between science and superstition continues, but RGV's new film PHOONK tilts in favour of superstition. Surprising, isn't it? The makers of the film had organized ..

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Khalid Mohamed


Khalid MohamedHindustan Times

Owl scowls. Meow, a cutie pie black cat sits by a roadside. A maid-servant’s eyes become rounder than water melons. Granny nods, nods, nods (in different degrees). Smiley ball s..

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Rajeev Masand


Rajeev Masandibnlive.com

Right off the bat let's make one thing very clear -- Ramgopal Varma's Phoonk is not your classic horror film that'll send a shiver down your spine. It's a cheap gimmick of a film ..

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Nikhat Kazmi


Nikhat KazmiTimes of India

FIRST of all, it's hard to believe a post modern filmmaker like Ram Gopal Varma could actually make a film that ends up upholding mumbo-jumbo. The rationalist engineer (Sudeep) en..

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Udita Jhunjhunwala


Udita JhunjhunwalaDNA India

I felt cheated after watching this film. Ram Gopal Varma promised lakhs and plenty of scares. But I got neither, mainly because I chose to watch the film in a multiplex with a han..

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Elvis D'Silva


Elvis D'Silvarediff.com

You know the premise, you've seen the promos on TV and the layered posters all over your town. You know that Ram Gopal Varma has followed up his last effort dramatising the underw..

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All Critic Reviews (7)

  • thomas.richard


    Bakwaas Movie

    thomas.richard, 6 years ago
    Don't waste your time on this movie. Bakwaas movie
  • jeevan789


    Timepass Movie

    jeevan789, 6 years ago
    This is one time watch. You can watch this movie to pass your time.
  • prakashreddy9


    Cool Movie

    prakashreddy9, 6 years ago
    This is nice movie. I liked it.

All User Reviews (5)

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