But Kalki might be the surprise element in the film.
Ek Thi Daayan is said to be a musical thriller.
Huma Qureshi is seen in a still from Ek Thi Daayan.
The film is produced by Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj under the Balaji Motion Pictures banner.
He is becoming a regular face in psychological thrillers and horror films.
Konkona Sen Sharma makes a comeback after she had her first child. Her re-entry in films is eagerly anticipated.
The first trailer was out on January 10, 2013 and had a creepy montage of characters.
Directed by Kannan Iyer, the film stars Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin and Huma Qureshi in the lead roles.
Saurabh Goswami's cinematography is eagerly awaited in a film whose trailer has managed to spook quite a few people.
Vishal Bhardwaj has scored the music for the film.
The films is scheduled for an April 18, 2013 release.
Emraan Hashmi, back from the success of Raaz 3, plays a role he is most familiar with.
The film is said to be loosely based on the American period drama 'Illusionist'. But there is no confirmation of that.