Mirror Game: Ab Khel Shuru is a Hindi Language Bollywood psychological thriller. The film’s title is inspired the mirror game, widely known from V. Spolin’s seminal book Improvisation for the Theater where two people improvise motion together. The title is a symbolic reference to mental health issues like schizophrenia and multiple personality disorder that form the central theme of the film.
The film follows University Professor Jay Verma. Stuck in a crumbling marriage and a failing career, Jay seeks a way out of his troubles. Ronnie, an ambitious student, approaches Professor Verma asking for help with a thesis. Verma sees this opportunity and in return for his help, makes Ronnie an offer that he hopes will solve all his problems. Ronnie accepts but soon things start to spiral out of control and Professor Verma begins to question his own sanity.