Phobia is a 2016 Indian psychological thriller film, directed by Pavan Kirpalani and produced by Viki Rajani. The film stars Radhika Apte in her first leading role in Bollywood as Mehak, an artist suffering from severe agoraphobia. Produced jointly by Eros International and Next Gen Films, it released on 27 May 2016.

Development began in 2015, when Rajani signed Radhika Apte for a film to be made under his banner. Rajani worked on the script, with principal photography taking place in Mumbai. The film features music by Daniel B George. The film features one song. The lyrics for song were written by Jay Shankar Prasad. Phobia released on 27 May 2016 to positive response,with praise centered on Apte’s performance. Apart from Apte’s performance, film’s other production elements and picturisation, background score and special effect works were also praised by the critics and audiences.

Release Date

27 May 2016

Directed by Pavan Kirpalani


  • Radhika Apte as Mehak Deo
  • Satyadeep Mishra as Shaan, Mehak’s friend
  • Ankur Vikal as Manu
  • Yashaswini Dayama as Nikki
  • Nivedita Bhattacharya as Anu, Mehak’s cousin.
  • Amrit Bagchi as Jiah


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