1920 – Evil Returns defies Bond and competes with Skyfall

The soothsayers had predicted that no film would withstand the might of the invincible James Bond. SKYFALL, one of the most lucrative franchises, was expected to demolish all oppositions in that particular weekend [November 2 – 4, 2012] in India. No one would’ve ever dreamt that a low cost horror film, 1920 – EVIL RETURNS, would defy Bond and compete with it. But the unthinkable has happened…

SKYFALL, which opened wide on Thursday, grabbed the most screens across the country and put up [expectedly] healthy numbers in its opening weekend, but it was the super performance of 1920 – EVIL RETURNS that shook the industry. The trends were pretty evident on Friday morning itself: Vikram Bhatt’s gamble of pitching 1920 – EVIL RETURNS against a mighty opponent had paid off. The exuberant start at the ticket window, defying the dominance of SKYFALL, said it all.

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Creating horror at Vrams Gunnarstorp, southern Sweden

In this article from Screen, director Bushan Patel and stars Tia Bajpal and Aftab Shivdasani talk about shooting in southern Sweden. Excerpt: “We shot in forests and waterfronts in southern part of Sweden as that’s one part which has retained an old world charm. What struck us more than the serene, untouched beauty of the Swedish countryside, was the warm response from the Swedish media and the locals who were very co-operative and hospitable”

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