By Varun Dhawan Bhediya is all set to roar into the theaters and fans are very excited about the Dinesh Vijan directed creature comedy.
But this is not the first creature movie to come out of Bollywood.
The first creature film Bollywood saw was Jaani Dushman back in 1979.
The film was directed by Rajkumar Kohli, who later made a film of the same name starring his son Armaan Kohli named Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani.
The OG Jaani Dushman it had a multi star cast including Jitendra, Shatrughan Sinha, Sunil Dutt, Neetu Kapoor, Amrish Puri and many more. The film was a horror thriller and the story was set in a village where someone was killing the newly married brides after kidnapping them from Dolly.
The story is beautifully written and the audience is kept guessing about the killer till the last second of the movie. The film was a box office success and many songs from the film such as Hello, Dolly and O meri Jaan became extremely popular.
The VFX of the film was good for its time and suits the narrative.
Next movie is Rahul Roy starrer Junoon, which came out in 1992 and was the most talked about movie of that year. In JunoonRahul Roy played a wastiger, a man who is bitten by a cursed tiger and transforms into himself on full moon nights.
You can read our article on Junoon here.
The story was interesting, the music was good and the tiger transformation scenes mostly used practical effects, so along with Rahul Roy’s intense expressions, the scenes really stand the test of time and give chills till now.
The third and very memorable addition to these creature movies is 3D creature starring Bipasha Basu and Imran Abbas. The movie was supposed to be scary but most of the audience burst out laughing after watching this movie.
The story follows a mysterious creature popularly known as Brahmarakshas that is killing people in the hills and Bipasha is the owner of a hotel there where later, with her team, she confronts the creature.
Will the creature be killed? To find out the answer, you will have to watch the movie. The special effects in this movie seem to be straight out of animated movies and the Brahmarakshas they sound like elephants.
Varun Dhawan’s Bhediya will be another addition to the creature movies and will tell the story of a werewolf. The film is a horror-comedy and is slated to hit theaters on November 25.
Bhediya will be the third addition to Dinesh Vijan Horror Verse after Street and Roohi.
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