Dobaara looks like a fantastic, faithful adaptation: Oculus director Mike Flanagan

Occulus director Mike Flanagan has praised the trailer of the official Hindi remake of his film - Dobaara - and labelled it as a “fantastic, faithful adaptation”. Dobaara director Prawaal Raman is elated with the development.

bollywood Updated: Jun 11, 2017 15:22 IST
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Siblings and Bollywood actors Huma Qureshi and Saqib Saleem star in Dobaara.

Filmmaker Prawaal Raman is all set to release his upcoming film, Dobaara, based on the Hollywood film Occulus and what could have been a better promotion than to garner praises from the director of Oculus - Mike Flanagan - himself! Raman has said that the Fangan’s comment is a sign that they are heading in the right direction.

Flanagan took to Twitter to applaud the trailer of the Bollywood film, which features actors and siblings Huma Qureshi and Saqib Saleem. He posted: “Here’s the official trailer for ‘Dobaara - See Your Evil’. It looks like a fantastic, faithful adaptation.”

Reacting to this, Raman said in a statement: “We couldn’t have asked for more and being praised by Mike Flanagan has given us greater confidence that we are heading in the right direction. The response that we have been getting is overwhelming.”

Oculus, which released in 2013, is a supernatural psychological horror film starring Karen Gillan and Brenton Thwaites. It revolves around a young woman who is convinced that an antique mirror is responsible for the death and misfortune that her family suffered.

Watch Occulus trailer:

The trailer of Dobaara was released on Tuesday. It is slated to release on June 2.

Watch Dobaara trailer:

Produced by B4U Motion Pictures in association with Zahhak Films, the film also features Lisa Ray, Adil Hussain, Madalina Bellariu and Rhea Chakraborty.

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First Published: May 11, 2017 10:25 IST