The Anees Bazmee directed the horror comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, directed by Kartik Aaryan with Kiara Advani and Tabu is one of the most successful Hindi films of the year. The production of Bhushan Kumar and Murad Khetani completed 50 days of its theatrical performance with collections around Rs 185 crore in India alone with a worldwide total in the north of Rs 250 crore. And now we have been exclusively informed that producers from the Tamil and Telugu industries have shown great interest in remaking Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 in the respective languages.
“Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is one of the biggest successes of Bollywood this year, which has not only hit the numbers but also gained appreciation from the audience. Horror comedy is a very popular genre in the Tamil and Telugu film industry, which is often then fail to ring the box office. The southern industry has mastered this space long before the Hindi film industry, and given the popularity of the genre, multiple producers are looking for a remake of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 in Tamil and Telugu,” a source close to the film industry revealed. development.
The Hindi producers, Bhushan Kumar and Murad Khetani, have yet to decide whether to part with the rights to the remake or co-produce it with the southern banners. “They are yet to decide who to sell the rights to. There are several discussions going on, in fact one of the producers wants Anees Bazmee to direct the film in Telugu with a top name, in order to keep the flavor of the original,” informed the source, adding that various forms of talks are underway with multiple producers.
Interestingly, the first Bhool Bhulaiyaa was a remake of a Tamil movie called Chandramukhi which itself was a remake of a Malayalam movie called Manichitrathazhu. This time it looks like things would be different if all the paperwork and other aspects fell into place. Meanwhile, Kartik Aaryan is currently shooting for the Rohit Dhawan-directed Shehzada, which is gearing up for a November release. He also has a Sajid Nadadiwala production under his cat.
Anees Bazmee, on the other hand, is working on No Entry 2, as well as a film for Varun Dhawan and Shahid Kapoor each. Keep an eye on Pinkvilla for more updates.