Phobia also a comment on violence in society: Director Pawan Kripalanion May 31, 2016 at 11:48 am
Pawan Kripalani is an avowed lover of the genre of suspense and terror, but the director says “phobia” also wanted to explore violence in society and their impact on people.
The film has opened to good reviews with critics praising the exciting history and powerful performance of Radhika Apte your advantage as a woman with the fear of leaving home. The character of APTE develops agoraphobia after escaping from an attempted rape by a taxi driver.
“In this story, is the broader question of our own urban spaces and how violence in society is to reach people. Subtextually, I wanted to make a comment about it,” said Pawan PTI in an interview.
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The director, who has previously directed “Ragini MMS” and “Darr @ The Mall” he likes to watch movies in the horror thriller space but regrets that Bollywood does not churn out good plants of the genus.
He has “Psycho” Alfred Hitchcock’s “Repulsion” and Roman Polanski’s “Rosemary’s Baby” among the films that influenced him growing up.
“I enjoy horror, psychological thriller. They are brothers. At the grassroots level, both are playing with the emotion of fear. I like being in that space. I will not walk away from this place until I feel I have made the perfect movie” .
By the way, Apted was the first person who approached Pawan paper “phobia”.
“Radhika was the first person I narrated the story. She’s a great actor. The story of the film is very dependent on the actor as a person who is in each box, so you need an artist like her.