Suparn Verma’s Aatma, a horror movie stars Bipasha Basu as Maya, Nawazuddin Siddiqui as her estranged husband Abhay and Doyel Dhawan as their five-year old daughter Nia. Maya is divorced from Abhay and lives with Nia and her parents. Abhay, who is extremely hot-tempered and abusive towards Maya, dotes on his daughter Nia. When Maya wins the custody battle over their daughter, Abhay vows to snatch Nia away from her. Soon after, Abhay dies in a car accident. Knowing the special relationship the father and daughter used to share, Maya decides to spare her daughter the truth about her father’s death. Shortly, one of Nia’s classmates who used to bully her and a teacher at her school die unexplained deaths and Nia starts acting strangely. Maya, who is plagued by nightmares of Abhay taking Nia away from her, discovers her daughter having conversations with her dead father. Maya consults a pandit who tells her that an ‘aatma’ (spirit) cannot be destroyed by a mortal. Later Maya’s friend is killed and her own sanity is questioned. When Abhay kills Maya’s mother in his relentless quest for Nia and is about to kill Nia herself, Maya has to find a way to save her daughter.
Net: Rs 8.78 Crores