Tellybuzz brings to you 'Spooky and Uncanny' column with your favorite telly stars which attempts to find out their beliefs in supernatural powers and their brush with uncanny! This week we got in touch with Manish Naggdev aka Mukund of Colors TV's Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.
Let's find out what Manish has to share with us.
Do you believe in supernatural?
Yeah I kind of believe in it, like a little bit, but not completely.
Craziest horror story ever heard by you?
It's definitely the Exorcism of Emily Rose. That's one scary thing.
Have you ever had a brush with uncanny?
No. Nothing of that sort has happened with me yet.
When have you been the most scared?
I still remember this incident so clearly. It was about 10 years ago that I was in Nasik, had gone to the Trambakeshwar temple for darshan. I went to take a dip in the holy water and I know how to swim very well. However the water and its surface was very slippery and I wasn't able to swim properly. I was swimming against the water current, almost drowning, I was really very scared then.. Later a local man jumped in the water and saved me. That is one episode of my life that I can never forget.
Favorite horror movie?
Exorcism of Emily Rose.
There is one such incident that I would like to share. It wasn't a horror dare or anything, but I was a bit scared. I was taking the acting course from Kishore Namit Kapoor. 8-9 friends had gone to Lonavala for a 2 day trip at a friend's bungalow located in the interiors of Lonavala. Co-incidentally it was 2 minutes away from the kabristan and we reached there at 2 am. It was just the boys who knew about the Kabristan. So we decided to play a prank on the girls and scared them. We told them about it and then at around 4 am the boys decided to roam around with torches all over the house. The girls were so scared that none of them slept the entire night.
Reporter and Author: Anwesha Kamal