Djinn Trailer Talk: Soubin Shahir’s Character Is Either Possessed By Ghosts or Inner Demons, Film Companion

Soubin Shahir is known for the variety of roles he has performed. In the mysterious trailer of Djinn, he plays a character that displays different personalities. In what looks like a psychological thriller, he is either possessed by ghosts or inner demons.

For instance, at a funeral, he is suddenly possessed by the dead man. But a few scenes suggest that he is sick and has a troubled mind. People are instructed to take care of him. Towards the end of the trailer, he also alters his outlook and even fails to recognize his older self.  While we are confused whether he is taken over by spirits or everything is happening in his mind, there are also glimpses that suggest all of the makeovers could be a plan to loot money.

Though the trailer gives us many scenes, the plot remains ambiguous and we are left with several questions that build curiosity.

You can watch the trailer here:

 

Djinn is directed by Sidharth Bharathan. Apart from Soubin, it stars Shanthy Balachandran, Sharafudheen, Shine Tom Chacko and Sabumon.

The film is penned by Rajesh Gopinadhan, who wrote the script for Dulquer Salman’s Kali. The music is composed by Prashant Pillai and Gireesh Gangadharan is the DOP.  It is also one of the last works of late K. P. A. C. Lalitha. Produced under the banner Straight Line Cinemas, it is scheduled to release on May 13.

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