A day after Kartik Aaryan welcomed “OG Manjulika” Vidya Balan in the threequel of his superhit horror comedy franchise Bhool Bhulaiyaa, another exciting development seems to be happening. According to a report in Mid-Day, after Vidya, Madhuri Dixit has also joined the star cast of Anees Bazmee’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3.
Madhuri in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3?
The report quoted a source as saying, “The team felt it would add another emotion to the story. So, it will be Rooh Baba vs the two ghosts played by Madhuri and Vidya. The makers have played a trump card by bringing both the lead actresses together on screen for the first time. It added that the film is expected to go on floors in March. The same report indicates that Karthik’s ex-girlfriend Sara Ali Khan may replace Kiara Advani with him in the threequel. However, it added, “Discussions are in the early stages. “Nothing has been confirmed yet.”
About Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3
Vidya Balan, who played the role of Manjulika in the 2007 psychological horror-comedy film Bhool Bhulaiyaa, is all set to return to the franchise. On Monday, Kartik Aryan welcomed Vidya on board. He wrote, “And it’s happening. Manjulika is coming back to the world of Bhool Bhulaiyaa, so thrilled to welcome @balanvidya. It’s going to be a blast this Diwali #BhoolBhulaiyaa3 @aneesbazmee @tseries.official #BhusanKumar.”
Kartik also released an edited video in which Vidya’s iconic scenes as Manjulika from the first installment are combined with Kartik’s scenes from the second part. Anees Bazmee, who directed the second part, will also direct the third part. The first part was directed by Priyadarshan and starred Akshay Kumar alongside Vidya. In the second part, Kartik shared screen space with Tabu and Kiara Advani.
Bhushan Kumar on Bhool Bhulaiyaa franchise
On the expansion of the franchise, producer Bhushan Kumar said, “The Bhool Bhulaiyaa franchise holds a special place in our hearts, and I am very happy to take it forward with a creative mind like Anees and an incredible talent like Kartik. Together, we We are set to deliver a cinematic experience that will honor the legacy of the franchise and bring double the laughs and thrills to the audience.”
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 is going to release this Diwali.