"We ventured into a space that none of us had been in before.”
The trailer of Netflix’s upcoming Ghost Stories (2020) has viewers jumping in their seats with its depiction of eerie and sinister thrillers.
Ghost Stories is an anthology of Indian horror films from directors: Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar and Dibakar Banerjee.
Each director has taken the reigns with their individual story, which promise an unforgettable, terrifying and unexpected ride into the dark.
The directors have reunited once again after their previous lines of Lust Stories (2018) and Bombay Talkies (2013), which received a positive response.
According to India Express, the directors made an announcement saying:
“You know, last year we did Lust Stories and we had so much fun. You all saw that and enjoyed (it), and we decided to go one step further.
“Something that has changed things for all of us. We ventured into a space that none of us had been in before.”
They continued to mention the story behind each of their short films.
Karan Johar revealed that his story revolved around a “big fat wedding,” while Zoya Akhtar said her story dealt with “innocent kindergarten rhymes.”
Anurag Kashyap stated that “bird songs don’t sound sweet anymore”. Dibakar mentioned how his story concerns, “strange fascination and cravings for certain kind of food.”
The dark trailer of Ghost Stories includes all four stories merged into one space.
It begins with the character of Mrunal Thakur tying the knot. Soon things turn strange as her husband talks to his deceased grandmother.
The trailer continues to showcase clips from each story, featuring the various actors.
Ghost Stories features an ensemble cast including Mrunal Thakur, Avinash Tiwary, Janhvi Kapoor, Gulshan Devaiah, Sobhita Dhulipala and many more.
The trailer of Ghost Stories is supported with the tagline, “your fears will find you.”
There is no denying the dark trailer captivates the viewer with its spine-chilling content. Each story successfully depicts the menacing notion of the unknown.
According to a chat with IANS, Karan Johar revealed the release date for the films. He said:
“So, Netflix is going to put this out at midnight on January 1 (2020), bringing your new year with a scream.”
Fans of the scary franchise will certainly be beginning the new year (2020) with a mind-bending thriller that will send shivers down your spine.
We look forward to watching Ghost Stories on Netflix and hope it gains success and appreciation.