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Bhoot: The Haunted Ship (2020) BHOOT: PART ONE – THE HAUNTED SHIP is the story of a man facing a scary situation while fighting the horrors of his past. The year is 2012. Prithvi (Vicky Kaushal) is a widower who has lost his wife Sapna (Bhumi Pednekar) and daughter Megha in a freak accident. He is depressed and is avoiding medication. In the midst of all this, an abandoned ship named Sea Bird gets stranded at Mumbai’s Juhu Beach. Prithvi works for a shipping company that is asked to take this ship back to the sea at the earliest. On his first visit to the ship, strange things occur and it makes him feel that the ship is inhabited. However he passes it off as his hallucinations and side effect of his state of mind. The subsequent visits however makes him sure that all this is not a figment of his imagination. During the third visit, he spots a girl at the hull of the ship. He also comes across log books and some video tapes dating back to the year 2001. As he sees the tapes, he realises that the captain’s wife (Meher Vij) and daughter Meera were also present on the ship. Gradually, Prithvi realises that the girl he encountered on the ship is Meera. He goes again to the ship and this time he comes face to face with Meera. But this time, she’s in a ghostly avatar. What happens next forms the rest of the film.
Bollywoodlife.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  3/5

Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship is a good film to enjoy over popcorn. It is a sound product technically and the production will impress you. Moments from the film will stay with every horror film buff. It is a good one time watch.

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Koimoi.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  2/5

All said and done, Bhoot: Part One – The Haunted Ship is somewhere between a ‘Halloween’ & ‘Amavas’ and it just can’t ‘creep it real’. The genre lovers might find some moments to hold on but that’s about it..

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Filmfare.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  3/5

Applying more efforts in the writing department would have turned it into a genuinely scary movie. It's said to be the first part so let's hope director Bhanu Pratap Singh learns from the mistakes and does a better job while bringing out the instalment....

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Rediff.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  3/5

After a point, even that stops making an impact. P.S. It credits a 'Bone Breaker' towards the end. Do stay behind for that, you won't be disappointed..

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Bollywoodhungama.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  1.5/5

On the whole, BHOOT: PART ONE – THE HAUNTED SHIP suffers from a half-baked plot and a flawed narrative which leaves viewers confused. The end result is completely unconvincing, barring a few scenes that provide some chills. At the box office, it will be.

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Indiatoday.in  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  1/5

The age-old sentiment of 'Bollywood can't make horror films' will again hover over social media after Bhoot's release and Bhanu Pratap Singh's film has done nothing to prove otherwise..

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News18.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  2.5/5

That doesn’t mean you won’t be entertained. There are scenes, adequately assisted by a frightening background score, which will make you spill the popcorn. But don’t demand more than that..

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Indianexpress.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  1.5/5

Prithvi, who has rescued some girls from being smuggled in a container even as we are still settling into our seats, is asked by Riyaz if he is a Superman, Spider-man or Batman. Singh’s inspirations clearly lie elsewhere (think Shining, multiple times o.

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Timesofindia.indiatimes.com  (Feb 21, 2020)
Rating:  2.5/5

While the film’s runtime is short, the pace seems exhausting because most of the scenes are concluded abruptly, leaving you waiting for the big reveal. However, the all-important backstory isn’t convincing enough to make your wait worth it. For a horr.

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