Flat No. 609 Review & Rating|
There are numerous thrillers in Bengali cinema but the industry doesn't really churn out a good amount of impressive horror movies. Director Arindam Bhattacharya's Flat No 609 will quench the thirst of those who were waiting for a good horror flick. The horror thriller start with Arka and Sayantani, a newlywed couple who moves to a rented flat in New Town. The flat looks perfectly alright in the morning but it is not the same at night. Sayantani starts to experience the unnatural. There are a young child and a locked room. Sayantani starts to become curious. The weird behavior of their neighbor also adds to the mystery. On the other hand, it is revealed that Sayantani is a patient of bipolar depression and has a traumatic past. So, is it all about a supernatural entity trying to give a message or it is just an illusion?
The film perfectly captures the chill and thrill and don't let the audience get bored for one second. The horror elements are often the seen one but the execution changes the game brilliantly. The background scores too play a pivotal role in creating the ambiance for the horror thriller. The director never presented the bodyless entity for once on the screen and that was his masterstroke for sure. This actually intensifies the ambiance of fear effortlessly. The end scene will stay with the audience for a long time.
The entire film bears the sign of the director's excellence. In acting, Abir Chatterjee has excelled himself once again. He has blended into his character naturally. Tanushree as a disturbed, disturbed, scared yet the curious woman has given her best. She was given an opportunity and she didn't disappoint us. Soumitra Chatterjee and Mamata Shankar as the strange neighbors did a marvelous job. Rudranil Ghosh and Kharaj Mukherjee shone brightly despite having a brief role.
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After Antarleen, director Arindam Bhattacharya's Flat No 609 is the filmmaker's 2nd film and it seems, he hasn't disappointed at all. The movie is a horror thriller revolving around a newlywed couple who has moved to a new apartment. It may sound like a cliched plot of a horror movie but the film has a lot more to offer. It has amalgamated horror elements into the thriller and managed to keep the audience hooked until the big revelation comes. Flat No 609 is gaining mostly positive reviews from the audience.
The film stars Abir Chatterjee, Tanushree, Chakraborty, Kharaj Mukherjee, Rudranil Ghosh, Pujarini, Mamata Shankar and Soumitra Chatterjee in the key roles and each of them has stood out. The script has given Abir and Tanushree and they have played the multilayered characters to the T. Abir has once again proved that he can perfectly enact any character outside his detective image. Mamata Shankar's character is one of a kind.
What is Flat No 609 all about?
Antarleen fame filmmaker Arindam Bhattacharya's film Flat No 609 is a horror-thriller with a thrilling storyline. The film revolves around a married couple played by Abir and Tanushree who has just moved to a new flat in the New Town area of Kolkata. As they settle down, the wife starts to experience unnatural things. Her engineer husband ignores the matter but the mysterious neighbors make the woman more curious.
What to expect from the film?
A mind-numbing plot
Director Arindam Bhattacharya had impressed the audience with his previous film Antarleen which was a thriller. This time the director has ventured in the horror genre but didn't let the thriller part out. The movie combines both the genres and we expect nothing less than an unpredictable plot which will keep us glued.
A perfect twist
A horror-thriller must have a crazy yet credible twist at the end which makes the entire film an unforgettable one. The trailer has shown lots of potentials. The audience now wants to be surprised with a breathtaking climax.
With an acting line up that includes Abir Chatterjee, Tanushree Chakraborty, Soumitra Chatterjee, Mamata Shankar, Kharaj Mukherjee, and Rudranil Ghosh anyone would expect a brilliant performance which will make the film more credible and engaging till the end.