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Shaapit Review

Movie Name: Shaapit
Actors: Aditya Narayan, Shweta Agarwal, Rahul Dev, Shubh Joshi, Murli Sharma, Nishigandha Wad
Director(s): Vikram Bhatt
Producer(s): Vikram Bhatt

Editor Review: Shaapit Movie Review
Shaapit aims to deliver an adventurous horror love story, the very first in its kind in India. A mind bogging work has been done by Vikram Bhatt. In short Shaapit has horror, chilling scenes, curse, brilliant screenplay, scary scenes, mind bogging story, and a must watch.
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After the movie' s like Raaz, 1920 and Raaz 2, producer-director Vikram Bhatt is back with another horror movie, titled ' Shaapit' . The best part of the movie is that it is the debut of Aditya Narayan, son of noted playback singer Udit Narayan, and Shweta Agarwal, as lead characters. music for the movie has been given by Vikram Bhatt' s cousin, Chirantan Bhatt, who like every time promises to impress the audiences with some fresh melodious tunes, while the lyrics have been penned down by Sameer.

The story of this movie revolves around a young girl, Kaaya which is played by Shweta Agarwal, who has been trapped in a generational curse that makes her family' s life miserable and distressful. Kaya is in love with Aman which is played by Aditya Narayan and the two get engaged. As soon as the rings are exchanged, the young couple meets with an accident, as their car spins and bounces off the road. Kaaya' s parents hear the news, they rush to her side. This is the time when her father reveals that kaaya was cursed by an angry Brahmin. family as many as 300 hundred years back

After proving his ideas in the horror genre, with flicks like ' Raaz' and ' 1920' , Vikram Bhatt will not disappoint you in ' Shaapit' as well. In fact, he even takes a step ahead with his storytelling skills. This movie is divided into two parts - the past in which the crime or mishap took place and the present in which the past comes to haunt people. And, its amazing to see the way Vikram Bhatt blends the present with the past and vice versa is what makes it different from the myriad other, ineffectual Bollywood horror movies.

A good horror movie is one that has lots of scary scenes to keep you glued to your seat and in this regard, ' Shaapit' has more than enough. The audience gets to watch chilling scenes and doesn' t come out complaining the climax of the film is a bit lengthy but provides the perfect culmination to its story. Talking about the technical aspect, the background and cinematography and even the special effects, everything works in favor of the flick.

Like in every other bollywood movie, there are flaws in this movie as well. For instance, Shweta' s revival from coma, towards the end, seems archaic. And the two background stories that explain what curse was all about would have been better with a merger towards the end. Now, coming down to performances, Aditya Narayan has a commendable work. He is a complete natural on-screen and even sings well. As far as Shweta is concerned, she is brilliant, but didn' t get much scope, especially in the second half. Rahul Dev was very good in his understated role, while Shubh Joshi, Natasha Sinha, Murli Sharma, and Nishigandha Wad were able. A must watch, for all horror lovers!

Review by- Radhika Didwania

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Shaapit Reviews by Twitter Users:

Salma reviewed on 2010-03-24 at 11:16:53Z

Its scary Shaapit. Interval going on

1stday1stshow reviewed on 2010-03-24 at 10:27:17Z

A perfect horror movie. Bad acting. Bad makeup of Ghosts. And awesome chills&thrills ! Loving the movie Shaapit

noopur narayane reviewed on 2010-03-24 at 06:06:06Z

I saw Shaapit yesterday..... horror scenes were superb yar... tc

Priyanka Kulkarni reviewed on 2010-03-24 at 03:44:49Z

I' m cursing myself for watching Shaapit - the cursed :X

akhil js bhardwaj reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 19:38:52Z

hello tweechums...wassup... today me Akky Nik saw Shaapit...hmmm it was avg. time pass movie...thoda darr bhi liye ;) we saw tht in...

dunkdaft ™ reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 19:21:56Z

Shaapit was absolutely fun. Must watch if u r fan of horror. Dont mind silly faces.

Srikanth reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 17:33:16Z

at Aadi Narayan- U r performance in the movie Shaapit is very good especially in the climax however, Shwetha looks elder to u

adityanarayan reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 16:27:04Z

how are u all pplz, missing sum1 special today.......& lemme tell ua ol ders nthin btween me and my co-star in Shaapit, i m single!!!!

ajitviras reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 16:09:39Z

Boss Shaapit dehkha ahchi movie hai Adietya Naryan good acting

piyanka aggarwal reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 15:57:44Z

Watched Shaapit was a nice movie

Prayash Majumdar reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 15:29:06Z

Aditya Narayan' s song " Chahta kitna tumko dil tum nahi jaante.." from the movie " Shaapit" is awesome. The melody is superb.

Abhirup Dhar reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 14:36:31Z

' Shaapit' is a must 4 horror movie buffs... Not 4 d faint-hearted... Spooky n interesting... Wish I could watch it alone in an empty hall!

Ashutosh Chandekar reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 13:49:19Z

Just watched Shaapit....cant say horror movie...bt horrible enough....

gupsip reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 13:24:19Z

Shaapit is the scariest film ever.

My Yearbook reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 13:13:59Z

LSD works in multiplexes. Shaapit in single screens.

Vaibhav Dalal reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 13:00:28Z

Shaapit not scary at all bt irritating wit all the unnecessary sound effects.D heroine does nothing but screams and sleeps thruout!

Harshal Patil reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 12:01:56Z

Watched ' Shaapit' and I regret that :-|

gupsip reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 11:57:02Z

With LSD and Shaapit, are happy days here again for Bollywood

1stday1stshow reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 10:14:04Z

Watched a really CURSED movie. Shaapit

valentine gomes reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 09:05:09Z

Love Sex Aur Dokha and Shaapit worst movies I have ever seen

Saikat Chakraborty reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 07:34:28Z

Watched Shaapit yesterday. It was good but funny at times and I still think and know that Bhatt camp' s 1920 was way better than this :)

Salil Tambat reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 07:30:16Z

Recently saw this Funny film Shaapit......Did I say funny :)

Vaibhav Dalal reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 07:17:44Z

Saw Shaapit yesterday..it was really so.......NOT scary at all!..all the ghosts were the same throughout the movie!

Anand reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 05:50:47Z

The ' Shaapit' spoof in the TOI tday was koool...almost like ours. Me like. We all laffd at it. The maker of the spoof...way to go man.

Kunal Jain reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 04:11:15Z

Shaapit is a gud fare wth 2-3 spine chilling scenes... It doesn' t luk like its the 1st 4 Aditya as a Solo lead... Watchable

Faraz Siddiqi reviewed on 2010-03-23 at 02:50:11Z

Shaapit is a nice one...but again Aditya Narayan...lol

PREETAM BANERJEE reviewed on 2010-03-22 at 03:56:53Z

Anyways, SHAAPIT (movie) is damn good....at certain scenes I gt rlly scared. Sound effect is awesome and the songs are good.

Movie & TV Release reviewed on 2010-03-22 at 03:27:41Z

' Shaapit' (Movie Review). This ghost story does more than just scare th...

qemren reviewed on 2010-03-22 at 01:23:50Z

Vikram Bhatt begins with a bang and ends with a whimper. After...

MouthShut.com reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 22:08:06Z

1/5 Review on Shaapit by narci2000 : SHAAPIT!!! It' s cursed!!!

Prayash Majumdar reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 20:45:56Z

" Shaapit" is an awesome and well-made horror movie. Aaditya and Shweta also acted very well in their first outing...

Sahil Rizwan reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 20:41:08Z

Saw the 2 new releases this weekend. LSD - Win in every sense of the term. Shaapit - Also Win, albeit for very different reasons XD

Sethumadhavan Napan reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 20:15:08Z

Shaapit- a decent horror film from Vikram Bhatt.tacky vfx work but the art direction is good.Aditya Narayan shows promise

Nimesh Sharma reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 19:40:24Z

Saw " Shaapit" day before. A wrthy, authentc, intelligent movie. Aditya & Rahul Dev hv caried muvi wel on thr sholdrs. Adi' s lyk young Shahid

Purvaja Sawant reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 18:55:59Z

So Shaapit was exactly how I expected it to be. The chudail in the film was really funny though!

Manav Mathur reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 17:02:25Z

Juz saw 1st 10mins of movie Shaapit...seems really interesting....

cbizlinks reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 16:54:22Z

Don' t be afraid be brave watch Shaapit

Subhrodip Sengupta reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 16:34:21Z

The crowd at Batra, Delhi simply loved Shaapit qand your protagonist' s innocence. Sellers say its a hit.

Subhrodip Sengupta reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 16:33:15Z

Loved shaapit. The dialogoues were simply superb, and the expressions. prof sacrifing... new concept of love scenes from steamy1s

Bang in deep space reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 15:09:10Z

ultimate bakwaas movie. Don' t even think of watching Shaapit

Ashish Vashisht reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 13:54:28Z

Saw Shaapit - they copied the smoke monster from Lost, Bathtub scene from Constantine. OKish movie...

Payal Patil reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 12:32:58Z

WoAhHhHh......SHAAPIT.......wat a muvi!......itz jus awesummmmm......1st tym i njoed such a scary muvi......

Lutz Manke reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 12:24:06Z

' Shaapit' of curses, witchcraft and other horrors

Lutz Manke reviewed on 2010-03-21 at 12:24:06Z

' Shaapit' of curses, witchcraft and other horrors

ROHIT reviewed on 2010-03-20 at 04:52:23Z

" Shaapit" is the scariest film of all times

Amitav reviewed on 2010-03-20 at 04:11:35Z

Brings the chills but fails to scare. Shaapit unfortunately cudnt shape it well enuff...

aparna reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 23:53:48Z

Just saw Shaapit! veryy good :)!!!!!!

MouthShut.com reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 23:53:08Z

3/5 Review on Shaapit by entermovieworld : Enjoy The Curse

Nishant Kaushik reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 21:21:08Z

Watched Shaapit & realized Aditya Narayan' s nasal rendition of the Amul/cadbury crap in Rangeela was far easier to tolerate.

My Paranormal reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 21:11:58Z

Masand' s Verdict: Shaapit is convoluted

BUZZBD reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 21:00:02Z

Shaapit (2010): Movie Review: Post RAAZ and 1920, you expect an enthralling horror film, with...

sami khan reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 20:42:48Z

Shaapit luked like a high budget film. God knows y such films r not highlighted nd talked about.maybe just coz it doesn' t have SRK

sami khan reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 20:41:51Z

Saw Shaapit today felt it was very scary. The ghost wasn' t scary though the feeling nd situations were scary.

karan reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 20:38:08Z


Shruti Choudhary reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 20:10:49Z

So guys, my exams r over. FINALLY. Went for Shaapit today. Omg Adityaa Narayan. <3 My love. :P. Did some shopping as well = awesome time.

Bollywood Basanti reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 19:17:28Z

Shaapit is the scariest film ever: Aditya - Aditya Narayan says, “I had a blast while shooting for Shaapit."

Sanju™ reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 18:32:21Z

Very tired today ... saw shaapit. Gud job by Aditya n Pooja. Way to go gys. Future' s gud.

neeraj sahu reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 18:13:52Z


Vinit Kapadia reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 17:26:40Z

Watched a really CURSED movie. Shaapit

October Freaks reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 17:08:45Z

FIRST CUT: Shaapit is intriguing

hindichannels.in reviewed on 2010-03-19 at 16:53:35Z

With LSD and Shaapit, are happy days here again for Bollywood?

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