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Right. So ‘Durgamati’ is the Hindi remake of G. Ashok’s Telugu-Tamil original ‘Bhaagamathie’, which came out in 2018. It’s a horror-thriller about Bhumi Pednekar’s character being possessed by a ghost while the cops investigate a case she might have knowledge of. Now, that actually sounds like a promising premise tbh. And, hey, maybe the OG film lives up to it. I wouldn’t know since I haven’t watched it.

I did watch this shockingly dumb version, though. And lemme tell ya, unless none of it is based on the original, I highly doubt any movie made from this story is living up to anything.

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