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A look at the movies releasing on Friday

If horror is what works for you, watch Ragini MMS 2. For comic relief, book tickets for Gang of Ghosts. Wait, there are more movies to pick from.

bollywood Updated: Mar 20, 2014 19:25 IST
Hindustan Times
Ragini MMS 2,Sunny Leone,Parvin Dabbas

Ragini MMS 2
Genre: Thriller
Director: Bhushan Patel
Cast: Sunny Leone, Parvin Dabbas, Sandhya Mridul
Synopsis: The film takes off from where its prequel Ragini MMS ended. A filmmaker plans to make a movie on the incident that took place in the first movie. He casts an actor (played by Sunny Leone) to play the lead, Ragini. The crew goes to shoot the film in the same house where the MMS scandal took place, leading to further creepy and paranormal incidents.

Genre: Drama
Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Cast : Monali Thakur, Shifaali Shah, Ram Kapoor
Synopsis: The movie is about Lakshmi, a 13-year-old girl, whose life takes a tragic turn when she gets kidnapped and separated from her family, and sold to Reddy brothers, the dangerous front men for a nexus in human trafficking. She is raped by Reddy and then sent to a brothel owned by them. At the brothel, Lakshmi meets Swarna, a tough girl and Jyoti, who runs the brothel. Soon, Lakshmi turns to alcohol for support. But, there comes a ray of hope with Uma — a social worker who periodically brings relief to the girls in the form of sweets, medication, sympathy and love. As part of an NGO against women trafficking, Mohan organises a sting operation to rescue the girls. All he needs is a witness who will speak against the Reddy brothers – and that woman is Lakshmi.

Need For Speed
Genre: Action
Director: Scott Waugh
Cast: Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Scott Mescudi
Synopsis: Based on the successful racing video game franchise, Need for Speed captures the thrills of the game in a real-world setting. In an attempt to save his struggling garage, Tobey Marshall, who skillfully builds and races muscle cars on the side, reluctantly partners with wealthy and arrogant ex-NASCAR driver Dino Brewster. The film chronicles a near-impossible cross-country race — one that begins as a mission for revenge, but proves to be one of redemption.

Muppets Most Wanted
Genre: Comedy
Director: James Bobin
Cast: Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey
Synopsis: Muppets Most Wanted takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theatres in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the world’s number one criminal, and his dastardly sidekick Dominic Badguy.

Ankhon Dekhi
Genre: Drama
Director: Rajat Kapoor
Cast: Sanjay Mishra, Rajat Kapoor, Seema Bhargava, Manu Rishi, Brijendra Kala
Synopsis: Bauji is a 55-year-old man, who lives in a joint family, that is cramped with people and drama. One day, he has an epiphany and decides that from that point on he would only believe what he sees with his eyes, nothing else can be certain. But, he faces many challenges due to this decision.

Gang Of Ghosts
Genre: Thriller
Cast: Sharman Joshi, Mahie Gill, Anupam Kher, Jackie Shroff
Director: Satish Kaushik
Synopsis: The film revolves around a haunted house, that is being pulled down and being replaced with a swanky shopping mall. Apparently, ghosts belonging to different eras, reside in this house, and consider it their home. So, they decide to take matters in their own hands.

First Published: Mar 20, 2014 19:22 IST