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  • 1996
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 6.4  (228)

Deyyam is a 1996 Telugu horror movie directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film stars J.D. Chakravarthi, Jayasudha, Maheshwari, and others. The movie is known for its suspenseful plot, eerie music, and spine-chilling sequences. The film revolves around a young couple, Ravi (J.D. Chakravarthi) and Sandhya (Maheshwari). They move into a new house on the outskirts of the city. Soon after they move in, strange things start to happen. Sandhya experiences horrifying visions of a little girl who seems to be following her around the house. She hears voices and sees objects moving on their own. Initially, Ravi thinks Sandhya is just imagining things, and he ignores her claims.

As days go by, the supernatural occurrences increase in frequency and intensity. The couple realizes that their house is haunted by a ghost. They seek help from a paranormal expert, Padma (Jayasudha). She tells them that the ghost is that of a girl who died in that house a few years ago. Padma tries to communicate with the ghost and learn about her past. However, the ghost seems to be malevolent and unwilling to communicate.

The climax of the movie is both terrifying and unexpected. The movie has an open ending, leaving the audience with a sense of unease long after the movie ends.

The performances by the lead actors, J.D. Chakravarthi, Maheshwari, and Jayasudha are commendable. Their acting skills add to the believability of the story. The director, Ram Gopal Varma, has successfully created an atmosphere of dread and suspense throughout the movie. The cinematography and special effects are of high quality, adding to the overall quality of the movie.

The music, composed by Viswanathan-Ramamurthy, is haunting and stays with the viewer long after the movie ends. The sound design is excellent and adds to the eerie atmosphere of the movie.

Deyyam is considered one of the landmark horror movies of Telugu cinema. The movie was a commercial success and won several awards. It is remembered for its innovative storyline, well-executed scares, and unforgettable climax. The movie has inspired several horror movies in Telugu and Tamil cinema.

In conclusion, Deyyam is a must-watch movie for horror movie enthusiasts. The movie delivers a genuinely creepy and suspenseful experience without relying on cheap jump scares. It is one of the best horror movies in Telugu cinema and holds up even after all these years. The movie is a testament to the talents of Ram Gopal Varma and the lead actors.

Deyyam is a 1996 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (228)