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HELP set to break the jinx of Friday the 13th

July 15, 2010 03:23:30 PM IST
Bollywood Trade News Network
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So what do you do on Fridays? Get up early, drink you tea, have breakfast, rush to office and wait for it to get over to enjoy the weekend? Now, what would you do on August 13th? The same or do have friggatriskaidekaphobia? Google this gibberish word and you would know that friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. Well, it is here again and to spook you out more there is a spine chilling horror flick as a treat. Bobby Deol and Mugdha Godse starrer horror film HELP will release in August on Friday the 13th, making it first Indian horror movie to release on this date. Directed by Rajeev Virani and produced by Rupali Aum Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., HELP is touted to be one of the scariest movies of all times by the people who have seen the rushes of the film.

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Friday the 13th has always been thought to be a day of occult, supernatural, horror and evil. If you dig deep in the history of the date you will find that Friday has been treated as an unlucky day since the 14th century and 13 is an unlucky number as well. Whether these are facts or myth one cannot say, but moviemakers in Hollywood took fair advantage of the inauspicious day and made lots of movies in the horror genre. FRIDAY THE 13TH being the most popular movie one of them all and now HELP will be the first Indian entry to this list.

HELP is a supernatural horror that draws upon the story of a malevolent spirit that refuses to leave the human world. Protagonist Vic (Bobby Deol) is a successful horror film director in Bollywood and is married to Pia (Mugdha Godse). Pia and Vic are having marital problems and in the midst of their troubled marriage, they have to rush Mauritius to visit Pia's ailing father. Little do they know that there's something ancient and dark that remains still, hidden and silent in the old house where Pia grew up. It can only wait, having been concealed in the shadows for years and all it wants to do is to strike again! As the darkness spreads, things start to get worse and the spirit tries to annihilate everything. Now Vic and Pia must race against time to find out the secret which will save their lives. Will their love gather the strength to survive the malevolent spirit or will they witness the most horrifying truths of their lives in a doomed attempt to save everything and everyone that means anything to the both of them? All these questions will be answered in August on Friday the 13th... go watch it!