Film: Aatma; Actors: Bipasha Basu, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Doyel Dhawan and Shernaz Patel; Writer-Director: Suparn Verma; Rating: ***
All of us - men and women, husband and wives, adults and children, have to live with our fears. Sometimes we have to die with them. That's where trouble starts in Suparn Verma's smartly-written, nimbly-executed shiver-giver which, blessedly, doesn't lapse into a gore fest... At least not until the last few reels when the body count begins to pile up faster than we can say, Aatma.
By the end of this short-and-slick and eerie-isistible horror drama, I did begin to get the feeling that the script, which had so far moved at a symmetrical even and smooth pace, kills too many people. Life is short. Shorter if you have a dead spouse determined to wrangle your only child's security by» Read full review