Bollywood needs more experiments in horror: RGV
The maker of Raat and Bhoot, Ram Gopal Verma is back with another scary flick Phoonk 2 but the director says that we still have a long way to go in exploring the genre.entertainment Updated: Apr 16, 2010 17:39 IST
The maker of
, Ram Gopal Verma is back with another scary flick
but the director says that we still have a long way to go in exploring the genre when compared to Hollywood.
Bollywood has been churning out horror flicks off late like Vikram Bhatt's
and Sneha Ullal, Shreyas Talpade starrer
but the films have not been able to attract the audiences to the theater.
And in comparison, Hollywood's small-budgeted
had a become rage evoking a great response from all over the world.
But Verma chooses to be optimistic. "The attempt is there. One should understand that for every
, Hollywood has made hundred flop films. So we need to make hundred bad ones to finally make one super spooky film. Its a process.
And moreover, we are always 15 years behind Hollywood in everything so I think it'll take some time but as I said attempt is there," Verma told PTI.
But one wonders that how can a filmmaker, who has successfully scared the audiences before not have a perfect formula.
"Some films click and some don't but one needs to keep on exploring. You see scare can be of two kinds. One, which scares you due to complete helpless situation you catch yourself into and the other which just plain scares your senses. 'Bhoot' fell into second category and that is why it clicked," Verma said.
, Verma has also given hits like 'Darna Mana Hai' and its sequel
Darna Zaroori Hai
could not give a chill in the spine.