Parchhayee - Greed, Lust and Chills!

Parchhayee: ‘Ghost Stories by Ruskin Bond’ review – Greed, Lust and Chills!

The eighth episode of ZEE5 Original ‘Parchhayee: Ghost Stories by Ruskin Bond’ lives up to its reputation and the high standards of the horror genre. Once again the exceptional director Suman Mukhopadhyay mesmerizes us with his brilliance at keeping the viewer glued to the story without resorting to any typical Bollywood type histrionics like cloudy nights, loud screams or make-up laden characters or overuse of chills. This episode’s flow is classy all through and so engrossing that one hardly would wish to take a break while keeping you in tenterhooks as the story unfolds. Check out episode 8 of Parchhayee: Ghost Stories by Ruskin Bond here.
Parchhayee appears to be set in a small town and it begins with a young photographer requesting the haveli’s old gatekeeper’s permission to go inside for clicking pics of old artefacts which could bring him more popularity in the current digital world of networking. Unimpressed with the young guy’s persistence and even refusing a bribe, the old man’s only condition is that the photographer has to listen to the story of Ganpat, which he hesitantly agrees to sit through. Read more ...