Horror comedy, a less trodden path in Bollywood, is not an easy genre as it requires a perfect blend of both comedy and spookiness, film-makers refrain from exploring it lest they get it wrong. However, debutant director Amar Kaushik has done an amazing job with Stree, a horror comedy. Written by Go Goa Gone fame duo Raj Nidimoru, Krishna DK, Stree is packed with hilarious lines, smart performances along with eerie undertones.
Stree Movie Plot
Inspired by a ‘ridiculous’ phenomenon, Stree is set in the historical town of Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh, where men disappear during the four days of puja. A widely-feared spirit named Stree takes away men leaving behind their clothes and the only deterrent is a message written on a wall. Vicky (Rajkummar Rao), Manish Malhotra of Chanderi as he calls himself falls for a mysterious girl (Shraddha Kapoor), who appears only during puja. His friend Bittu (Aparshakti Khurrana) convinces him that his ladylove is the one behind all the mayhem after Stree whisks away their friend Dana (Abhishek Banerjee).