Posted: 15 May 2011 at 12:14pm | IP Logged
| ||Movie Review : Ragini MMS|
Rating : 3.25/5
Banner : iRock Films, LT Entertainment, Balaji Telefilms Ltd
Cast : Raj Kumar Yadav, Kainaz Motivala and Others
Music : S D Burman, Shamir Tandon, Faizan Hussain
Cinematography : Tribhuvan Babu
Producer: Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor
Director: Pawan Kripalani
Released Date: May 13, 2011
A thrilling tale, the story begins with the young love couple Ragini (kainaz) and Uday (rajkumar yadav) who decide to spend a weekend at a friend's farmhouse in the outskirts of Mumbai. The idea is to get naughty and have an erotic time. However, what Ragini is not aware is that the farmhouse has been fixed with cameras at many places and their love making scenes can be recorded. The couple reaches the farmhouse and begins their act but in no time, they realise that they are not alone and some scary force is present in the house. In no time, they are at the mercy of this force. What happens after that forms the rest of the story.
The director has come up with an interesting storyline and while the presentation was effective, the narrative was good in parts. The dialogues were regular, the script didn't have much of a role but the screenplay was above average. Background score was the highlight and songs are alright. Cinematography was appealing with vibrant shades. Editing was adequate. Costumes didn't have much to do while the art department was matching the situations and were impressive. Rajkumar Yadav comes up with a gripping performance and he doesn't hold any bars in the intimate scenes. Equally good was Kainaz who looks seductive and tempting, she was bold in the lovemaking scenes and emotes well in the crucial scenes.
The film draws its inspiration very strongly from the Hollywood blockbuster 'Paranormal Activity' and the makers have mixed it with some nativity taking the element of a Delhi based MMS scandal. The duration of the film is short and due to the technical aspects and performances, it gets very convincing. As such, this is a film which is filled with enough spine chilling moments. While the first half takes off in the expected manner and gets you into the groove, it is the second half which falters a bit but then it recovers itself to give a groovy climax. Overall, this is a film which is offbeat from the regular horror genres but then it has enough to give few sleepless nights to the weak hearted. At the box office, success looks strong given the hype.
Bharatstudent verdict: Terrifying and teasing, watch it!!
courtesy - bharat student