Odishatv Bureau

Mumbai: Actor Kartik Aaryan will be stepping into the shoes of National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar's role in the second installment "Bhool Bhulaiyaa", which is scheduled to hit the screens on July 31, 2020.

T-Series' head honcho Bhushan Kumar on Monday morning tweeted this project has been in the works for a while.

"Finally after a long wait, excited to officially announce the haunting comedy 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' with a stellar team! This project has been in the works for a while and I'm really looking forward to it. In cinemas on July 31, 2020. More details soon."

Kartik took to his social media accounts, where he shared his look from the upcoming haunting comedy.

In the poster, the actor is donning similar "baba" outfit which Akshay had donned in the first poster of "Bhool Bhulaiyaa", which released in 2007. The second instalment will be helmed by Anees Bazmee, unlike the first one which was directed by Priyadarshan.

Kartik captioned the image: "Ghostbuster is all set to enter. Hare Ram Hare Ram
Hare Krishna Hare Ram."

The first installment of "Bhool Bhulaiyaa" was an official remake of the 1993 Malayalam film "Manichitrathazhu".


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Ghostbuster is all set to enter ? Hare Ram Hare Ram ? Hare Krishna Hare Ram ? ? ? ❤️ #Bhoolbhulaiyaa2 ✌?

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The film also featured Shiney Ahuja, Vidya Balan, Ameesha Patel, Paresh Rawal, Manoj Joshi, Asrani, Rajpal Yadav and Vikram Gokhale. Vidya's performance in "Bhool Bhulaiyaa" is still considered iconic and regarded as one of her best to date.

(With IANS inputs)