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  • 2021
  • 2 hr 14 min
  • 4.3  (10,804)

Roohi is a Bollywood comedy-horror film released in 2021, starring Rajkummar Rao, Varun Sharma, and Janhvi Kapoor in the lead roles. The movie is directed by Hardik Mehta and produced by Dinesh Vijan and Mrighdeep Singh Lamba under the banner of Maddock Films. The movie is based on the concept of "Stree," the supernatural entity who only comes out during a particular time of the year and preys on men. Roohi follows the story of two friends, Veer (Rajkummar Rao) and Raju (Varun Sharma), who work as small-town wedding planners. During one such wedding, they come across a girl named Roohi (Janhvi Kapoor), who seems to be possessed by a spirit. Veer and Raju take it upon themselves to help Roohi get rid of the spirit and save her life.

The movie is set in a small North Indian town, where superstition and beliefs in supernatural entities are prevalent. The plot revolves around the idea of how women are oppressed and mistreated, leading to their wrathful spirits taking revenge on men. The female protagonist, Roohi, has a rare medical condition that causes her to transform into a chudail (witch) every full moon night. While Raju is scared of Roohi's transformation, Veer steps in to help her, and the two eventually fall in love.

The film's plot is narrated with comic and horror elements, making it a unique mix of genres. The dialogues and screenplay are witty and entertaining, often evoking laughter from the audience. The movie's horror elements are not too intense, making it suitable for a wider audience.

Rajkummar Rao's portrayal of Veer is excellent, and he delivers his dialogues with ease. Varun Sharma, who plays Raju, adds comic relief to the movie and comes across as the perfect sidekick to Veer. Janhvi Kapoor delivers a decent performance as Roohi and impresses with her realistic portrayal of a chudail.

The supporting cast, including Manav Vij, Alexx O'Nell, Sarita Joshi, and Rajesh Jais, have done a commendable job in their respective roles.

The cinematography by Amalendu Chaudhary is impressive and captures the small town's essence and culture, adding depth to the movie. The music by Sachin-Jigar adds to the film's overall entertainment, with songs like "Panghat" becoming popular among audiences.

Overall, Roohi is a fun movie that offers an exciting blend of comedy and horror. The film's remarkable performances, engaging plot, and entertaining dialogues make it a must-watch for Bollywood lovers.

Roohi is a 2021 horror movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 14 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3.

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  • Release Date
  • Runtime
    2 hr 14 min
  • IMDB Rating
    4.3  (10,804)