Director: Reema Kagti
Cast: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukherji
Released On: November 30, 2012
Supernatural Factor: (Spoiler) A cop encounters a spirit who helps him solve a case
Why Talaash remains one of the most important films of our selection here is because it is a mainstream film that uses the supernatural angle. When cop Surjan (Aamir) finds help from prostitute Rosy (Kareena) in solving the murder case at hand, he is thankful and drawn to her. Why she helps him, and the mystery surrounding her forms the film’s suspense. With three A-list stars, a contemporary director and great publicity, the film’s supernatural angle took the viewers by surprise drawing mixed reactions.