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Why B-Town horror films are not scary enough...

DNMUM412239 | 4/17/2018 | Author : Dhaval Roy | WC :874

With Pari, which was expected to be a game changer, getting mixed reactions, After Hrs takes a look at where the genre stands today

This year has seen two horror films hitting the marquee so far — Vikram Bhatt’s 1921 in January and Anushka Sharma’s Pari: Not A Fairytale in March. While the former was the fourth instalment in the 1920 franchise, the latter was touted to be a game changer for the genre, right from the time its teaser was released. As the film’s lead and producer Anushka Sharma dared the audience to check the movie out, spook fest lovers geared for a scare fare. The excitement for a Hollywood-like horror film was palpable. Pari released on March 2 and received mixed reactions. While Hollywood usually gets the horror formula right, the makers back home can’t seem to nail it.
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