Ghosty Movie Review: The long-delayed film Ghosty starring Kajal Aggarwal, has finally been released. The plot follows Inspector Aarthi (Kajal Aggarwal) on a mission to arrest a criminal named Das (KS Ravi Kumar), who her father previously detained.
|Release Date||March 22, 2023|
|Starring||Kajal Aggarwal, K.S.Ravikumar, Yogibabu, Oorvasi, Radhika Sarathkumar, Redin Kingsley, Thangadurai, Adukalam Naren, Manobala, Motta Rajendran and others|
|Music Director||Sam CS|
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During this mission, Aarthi accidentally kills an innocent civilian (Jai), leading to absurd events in her life. The film explores whether these events were caused by Jai or someone else and what happens next.
Ghosty Movie Review
The film has a few plus points, including Kajal Aggarwal‘s performance in some scenes, Yogi Babu’s witty one-liners, and KS Ravi Kumar’s portrayal of a gangster in a funny role. Actor Jai also delivers a meaningful cameo, despite appearing on-screen for only five minutes. Urvashi and Rajendran justify their positions and evoke laughs.
However, the film falls short in several aspects. Kajal Aggarwal’s unimpressive performance, lack of substance in her character, and the film’s meaningless plot leave the audience wondering what the director wants to convey.
The horror scenes are not scary and appear quite funny instead. The director intentionally creates a lag in the settings, especially those of KS Ravi Kumar, and the emotional angle does not work well either. The reveal of the suspense in the latter half disappoints the audience. The film has only one forgettable song, and the excessive makeup applied to the faces of Kajal and KS Ravi Kumar is noticeable.
Overall, Kajal Aggarwal’s Ghosty fails to deliver as a horror-comedy film. The poor writing, screenplay, and lack of scares or laughs make it a tedious watch. Even Kajal Aggarwal’s star power cannot save the film. It’s best to skip it.