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The Past (2018 film)

The Past is a 2018 Indian horror thriller film directed by Gagan Puri, produced by Jaspal Singh and Nitesh Kumar under Peacock Motion Filmz banner, written by Sandip V Rale and starring Vedita Pratap Singh, Samiksha Bhatt, Yuvraaj Parashar, and Rajesh Sharma in lead roles.[1] It was released on 11 May 2018.[2]

The Past
Directed byGagan Puri
Produced by
  • Jaspal Singh
  • Nitesh Kumar
Written bySandip v Rale
Music bymannan munjal (also Soundtrack album)
CinematographySoni Singh
Edited bySubham Srivastav
Peacock Motion Filmz
Distributed byN M Entertainment
Release date
  • 11 May 2018 (2018-05-11)
Running time
122 minutes
Budget3 crore[citation needed]


The film centers on Simran, a novelist, who gets a call from Yuvraaj, the sole owner of a publishing house (Nexus Publication), asking Simran to write his biography. Simran accepts his offer and goes to Lonavala his bungalow in Lonavla to write his biography along with her sister, Alia. Shortly after their arrival, the sisters start experiencing paranormal activities, growing more severe over time. Simran gets possessed by a spirit after seeing her sister in trauma, so Alia calls her Simran's best friend, Disha. By the time Disha reaches the bungalow, Simran is fully possessed. In order to save her from the spirit, Disha calls Jane, a psychic, who comes to the bungalow to save Simran from the evil spirit, but finds the spirit difficult to handle.

In the second half of the film, Jane finds the hidden truth of the bungalow and is forced to call her senior, Mr. Rajesh, to save Simran from the spirit, which reveals more secrets of the film.



The film's trailer was released on 5 April 2018.[3][4]


Puri has claimed that the film was directed at a real haunted location, where some paranormal activities were experienced by himself and the cast. [5]


  1. ^ Bollywood Hungama News Network (4 April 2018). "Video! Vedita Pratap Singh Looks Stunning in ghost look". Bollywood Hungama. Hungama Digital Media Entertainment. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  2. ^ 24X7livenews (3 March 2018). "The Past – Adds To The List of Horror Films of 2018". 24X7livenews. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  3. ^ Bollywood hungama Web Team (4 April 2018). "The Past: Videos Movie promos trailer the past!". Daily News & Analysis. Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  4. ^ santa banta bollywood (4 April 2018). "The Past: watch the trailer of supernatural thriller of the past". Santabanta. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Bollywood Special" (PDF). 19 April 2018. Retrieved 19 April 2018.

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