The Forest” starring Javed Jaffrey, Nandana Sen in the leads, is a thriller trying to show the war between human and nature. Termed as being an ecological thriller, the film has been shot amidst the dangers in a wild jungle, where there is just one aim of every human living there – To Survive. Will they?
More than a 150 people are killed by leopard or tiger attacks in India every year due to mounting poaching and encroachment on the wilderness. Such animals become man-eaters. When a couple from a big city arrive in an Indian jungle to sort out a troubled marriage, they run into the wife’s ex-lover. As husband and lover lock horns for the woman, they become blind to signs of a lurking presence. A starving leopard has been shot by poachers and can’t hunt his normal prey. This perfect killer has become so accustomed to hunting man that he’s begun to think like us. As darkness falls, a night of terror begins.