A complicatedly cut wooden box is given pride of spot in a masterful frontier house in Mauritius, whose new occupants, a disturbed couple from Mumbai, are searching for fresh starts. Yet, that isn’t to be. A frowning lady appears to request work, boisterous squeaks and murmurs begin and die down, and things begin going knock, driving both Sam (Emraan Hashmi) and Mahi (Nikita Dutta) into a dim secret which seems established in the Jewish history of the island.
On the off chance that you felt that the oddity of being recorded on dazzling areas, and a charming history would inject some newness in a film highlighting an underhanded soul (a ‘dybbuk’ being a malignant soul that assumes control over a human whose body and soul are not appropriately intertwined), you would be thoroughly misguided. In light of the Malayalam film ‘Ezra’, ‘Dybbuk’ plays rigorously by the numbers. Bounce alarms, shadows fluttering across rooms, abhorrently reshaped bleeding bodies, pale ladies in white robes, gibbering animals scrabbling along dividers, and, obviously, characters suspending: you can in a real sense tick them off as each appears at the assigned time.In a Bollywood thriller, the second you see a minister in his propensity (and you never see them in civilian clothes), you know the following thing you will hear is a) this house is spooky, b) there is an underhanded soul around, c) this man/lady/kid is moved by. Denzil Smith appropriately plays out his obligations as said minister; Manav Kaul appears as a dedicated rabbi, waving antiquated trimmings to frighten off the soul. There’s a strand, practically like an idea in retrospect, about a dad and child and a pregnant little youngster who transforms into a ‘dybbuk’. There are canines that bark to let us know that Things Are Not Right. There are dead individuals stowing away in pantries. Stand by, have I missed anything?
The between confidence relationship between a Christian man and Hindu lady prompting irritated families might have been a layer. Mauritius being utilized as an atomic waste dump by Western nations might have been another: Sam is utilized at one such office. These are alluded to, just in passing. After a point, very little holds. The main awfulness you feel is having your time squandered, exhaustively.