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Prankster Emraan Hashmi recently roped in buddy and cousin Mohit Suri to scare the living daylights out of Kangana Ranaut while shooting in Shimla for Raaz 2. Says Emraan, chuckling with glee, "We are staying at this isolated century-old mini-castle with long draughty corridors.
It's the perfect spooky atmosphere to use my Ouija board, which I had carried with me from Mumbai. Mohit and I brought out the board to play a prank on Kangana." Emraan started moving the coin on the Ouija board without making it apparent. "Kangana went pale, let out a squeak and ran out of the room.
Since then, she has been very quiet and won't talk to either of us. I love scaring people!" He adds, "I would have freaked out if the coin had really started moving. It was meant to be a fun thing." Emraan himself appears quite spooked by the ancient hotel. "The whole atmosphere is like that of a haunted house or those old castles at Edinburgh.
There's a tree scratching at my window panes making an unpleasant noise every night, candles, spooky paintings all over the place of kings and royalty with one staring at me over my bed, tungsten lighting and a TV that goes white and grainy after it's switched off. I don't believe in spirits but I am scared of them and this place is so spooky that I sleep with the lights and TV on."