Bhediya Movie (2022) Cast, Release Date, Story, Review, Poster, Trailer, Budget, Collection


November 25, 2022
2hr 36min
Status: released

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Bhediya Movie Details:

Movie NameBhediya
Also known asThodelu, Onai
Country India
Language Hindi
GenreComedy, Horror
Release Date25 November 2022
Running Time2hr 36min
CastVarun Dhawan
Kriti Sanon
Abhishek Banerjee
Deepak Dobriyal
Paalin Kabak
Directed by Amar Kaushik
Written byNiren Bhatt
Produced byDinesh Vijan
Jyoti Deshpande
Cinematography by Jishnu Bhattacharjee
Edited by Sanyukta Kaza
Music bySachin-Jigar
Production CompanyMaddock Films
Jio Studios
Distributor Pen Marudhar Entertainment
Budget₹60 crore
Box Office Collection₹90 crore

Bhediya Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Varun Dhawan as Bhaskar Sharma / Bhediya (a Yapum)
  • Kriti Sanon as Dr. Anika / Lady Bhediya (a Yapum)
  • Deepak Dobriyal as Panda
  • Abhishek Banerjee as Janardan “Jana”/JD; Banerjee reprises his role from Stree (2018)
  • Paalin Kabak as Jomin
  • Saurabh Shukla as Bagga
  • Baharul Islam as Engineer Neri
  • Dosam Beyong as Prakash
  • Mudang Pai as Ojha Myran
  • Tai Tugung as Police inspector
  • K4Kekho as one of the youths
  • Ngilyang Aka as one of the youths
  • Ligang Sallu as Range Forest Officer
  • Nani Haniya as Head Gaon Burah
  • Shraddha Kapoor in the song “Thumkeshwari”; Kapoor reprises her role from Stree
  • Rajkummar Rao as Vicky: Jana and Bittu’s friend, Rao reprises his role from Stree
  • Aparshakti Khurana as Bittu: Jana and Vicky’s friend, Khurana reprises his role from Stree
  • Sharad Kelkar as Anika’s father


Set in the forests of Arunachal, Bhediya is a story of Bhaskar, a man who gets bitten by a wolf, and begins to transform into the creature. As Bhaskar and his buddies try to find answers, a bunch of twists, turns, and laughs ensue.

About Bhediya Movie:

  • Bhediya is the third installment in Vijan’s horror-comedy universe, consisting of films like Stree, Roohi, and Munjha. Munjha will be the prequel to the 2018 film Stree.
  • Alia Bhatt was first offered the role of Kriti Sanon’s character but she declined due to date issues. This would’ve been the fifth movie Varun and Alia would’ve done together.
  • Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon’s 2nd collaboration after Dilwale (2015).
  • Slightly inspired by the movie “Bad Moon”. Just the part of a man bitten by a werewolf who gets cursed and becomes one.
  • The shooting for Bhediya is done in the regions of Arunachal Pradesh’s Ziro (Lower Subansiri), Sagalee (Papum Pare) and parts of Pakke-Kessang district- over a span of two months, from March to April 2021.
  • Over 70 percent of the artists in Bhediya are from Arunachal Pradesh, including a lead character, named Jomin. Besides that, Arunachal rapper K4 Kheko will also feature in the film. He has also sung and written the lyrics for the theme song of the film.
  • During the shooting schedule, Varun Dhawan and his wife, designer Natasha Dalal donated ₹1 lakh (US$1,300) to the victims of a massive fire in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tirap and Longding districts in April 2021.
  • Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu also visited the set in Ziro.
  • The shooting schedule in Arunachal Pradesh completed on 19 April 2021. The film was wrapped up on 10 July 2021.
  • It was released on 25 November 2022 along with the dubbed versions in Telugu (titled Thodelu) and Tamil (titled Onai). The film got positive reviews and received praise for its VFX, humors, and dialogues.
  • Six months after the theatrical release, it released on Jio Cinema for streaming, for free, on 26 May 2023 in Hindi and the dubbed versions of Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam languages.
  • It earned ₹89.97 crores (US$11 million) against a budget of ₹60 crores (US$7.33 million).
  • It received 13 nominations at the 68th Filmfare Awards, including Best Film (Critics), Best Actor (Critics) and Best Special Effects. A sequel is in development.