But when he falls in love with Ginny Emily Rudd on the night before she flies to the Red Planet, he formulates a plan to smuggle himself onto the ship that she is on.
Kapoor and her daughter Princess and their maid Lata, forms the crux of the tale.
Lift might seem interesting for those who have never experienced any kind of paranormal stuff.
Chaotically, their paths cross with gamine florist's assistant, Véronique Yori Bertin , and her teen boyfriend, Louis Georges Poujouly.
However, he is shocked by the paranormal activities that happen in the office, especially in the lift, that prevent him from leaving the building.
Visiting the crime scene, the investigating prosecutor Hubert Deschamps drolly calls it a classical tragedy, and it does observe the Aristotelian unity of time, unfolding over 24 hours.
With most of the scares almost working, most of the humour almost landing, the performances keeping us mostly invested, and the music Britto Michael and cinematography S Yuva elevating the film to refreshingly higher ground, there was only one thing left for Vineeth and Co to do.
The reveal, although a tad disturbing, is too rushed to elicit even the faintest of empathy.