Film: "The Forest"; Cast: Nandana Sen, Jaaved Jaaferi and Ankur Vikal; Director: Ashvin Kumar; Rating: ***
Charlie Chaplin once said, "All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl." Debutante feature film director Ashvin Kumar applies the same principle for a horror film, replacing the park with a forest and throwing in the woman's husband, a policeman's son, and a guard, and binds them all with a man-eating leopard.
Though "The Forest" is full of cliches of its genre, there are elements that one can really cheer for in this low-budget, independent film.
A couple, Radhan (Nandana Sen) and Pritam (Ankur Vikal), come to a jungle resort in the Kumau Valley. Here they find an old friend Abhishek (Jaaved Jaaferi),» Read full review