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  • NR
  • 2016
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 6.8  (3,205)

Phobia is a psychological thriller that depicts the story of Mehek, played by Radhika Apte, a talented artist who suffers from an acute case of agoraphobia after a traumatic event. The film displays the uncertainties of life and the depths of mental illness that can drive an individual to the brink of insanity. Mehek moves into a new rented apartment and slowly discovers that the apartment has a dark past that she cannot ignore. As she gradually sinks into her fear of the outside world, she begins to face mysterious happenings that seem to be connected to her apartment. As she starts to investigate, she uncovers more about the apartment's past and the people who lived there before her.

As her agoraphobia intensifies and her fear of the outside world continues to grow, Mehek decides to seek psychiatric help to cope with her condition. It is here that she meets Shaan, played by Satyadeep Misra, a psychiatrist who takes a keen interest in her case. As Shaan delves deeper into Mehek's psyche, he starts to unravel secrets and mysteries that could lead to the solution of the strange occurrences in Mehek's apartment.

Over time, Mehek's condition worsens, and she becomes more and more paranoid. She starts to hallucinate and becomes increasingly convinced that she is not alone in her apartment. The story takes an exciting turn with the arrival of Jojo, played by Amrita Bagchi, Mehek's dear friend, who begins to help her uncover the truth behind the strange occurrences in her apartment. Jojo's character adds a much-required entertaining and humorous element to the plot.

As the plot unravels, Mehek's sanity is pushed to its limit, and she is on the brink of losing herself entirely. The film's climax is a culmination of events revealing the mysterious secrets of the apartment and how they are connected to Mehek's past.

Radhika Apte effortlessly portrays a complex character that requires her to deal with the constant fear of the outside world while keeping her sanity under control. Her performance is commendable and one of the main highlights of the movie. The supporting cast, including Amrita Bagchi and Nivedita Bhattacharya, deliver decent performances that complement Radhika's portrayal of Mehek.

The film's sound design and background score play a significant role in building the suspense and tension that leads to a climactic ending. The cinematography and production design are stunning, and they convey the sense of an eerie and sinister atmosphere throughout.

In conclusion, Phobia is an engaging and intense psychological thriller that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The film is a fascinating exploration of mental illness and how it can take control of an individual's life. The movie is well-paced and well-crafted, and it offers an intriguing storyline that keeps its audience hooked until the end. Phobia is a must-watch for all fans of psychological thrillers who are looking for an entertaining and thought-provoking experience.

Phobia is a 2016 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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    1 hr 51 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (3,205)