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Bhool Bhulaiyaa

October 12, 2007
2hr 38min
Status: released

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Bhool Bhulaiyaa Movie Details:

Based onManichitrathazhu by Madhu Muttam
Country India
Language Hindi
GenrePsychological, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Release Date12 October 2007 (India)
Running Time2hr 38min
CastAkshay Kumar
Vidya Balan
Shiney Ahuja
Ameesha Patel
Directed by Priyadarshan
Written byScreenplay:
Neeraj Vora
Manisha Korde
Yashwant Mahilwar
Produced byBhushan Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Cinematography by Tirru
Edited by N. Gopalakrishnan
Arun Kumar Aravind
Music bySongs:
Ranjit Barot
Production CompanyT-Series Films
Distributor Balaji Motion Pictures
Eros International
Budget₹32 crore
Box Office Collection₹82.837 crore

Bhool Bhulaiyaa Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Akshay Kumar as Dr. Aditya “Adi” Shrivastav
  • Vidya Balan in dual roles as Avni S. Chaturvedi & Manjulika
  • Shiney Ahuja in dual roles as Siddharth Chaturvedi & Raja Vibhuti Narayan
  • Ameesha Patel as Radha Chaturvedi
  • Paresh Rawal as Batukshankar Upadhyay
  • Manoj Joshi as Badrinarayan “Badri” Chaturvedi
  • Rajpal Yadav as Chhote Pandit
  • Asrani as Murari
  • Vikram Gokhale as Acharya Yagyaprakash Bharti
  • Rasika Joshi as Janki Batukshankar Upadhyay (née Chaturvedi)
  • Tarina Patel as Nandini Sharad Pradhan (née Upadhyay)
  • Vineeth in dual roles as Professor Sharad Pradhan and Shashidhar
  • Kaveri Jha as Girja Upadhyay
  • Jimit Trivedi as Chandu Chaturvedi
  • Baby Farida as Avni’s Grandmother
  • Ashmita as Manjulika’s double


Bhool Bhulaiya is a Priya Darshan Film.The film revolves around a small village/town where people are very conservative and superstitious. An out and out comedy that will enthrall audiences of all ages.

About Bhool Bhulaiyaa Movie:

  • Bhool Bhulaiyaa is an official remake of the Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu (1993).
  • Originally, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Katrina Kaif were the first female choices for Bhool Bhulaiyaa. They turned down the offer due to working load and were replaced by Vidya Balan and Ameesha Patel, respectively.
  • Bhool Bhulaiyaa was worldwide released on 11 October 2007. It received positive reviews from critics upon release.
  • Made on a budget of ₹32 crore, Bhool Bhulaiyaa earned ₹82 crore worldwide, thus becoming the eighth-highest grossing Hindi film of 2007.
  • The DVD of the movie was released by Eros Home Media. The distribution rights of the movie were acquired to Disney India. The television premiere of the movie was occurred on Star Plus on 15 February 2008.
  • The film was first made streaming available on Netflix on 15the September 2019. Later the film was removed from Netflix on 22 July 2020. On 3 March 2022 the film was made streaming available on Disney+ Hotstar.
  • Over the years, the film has attained a cult status across the audience owing to Kumar’s psychiatrist character, Balan’s portrayal of Avni and Manjulika, and its music.
  • The film spawned a standalone sequel titled Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022) which was directed by Anees Bazmee starring Tabu, Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Rajpal Yadav.
  • The third installment titled “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3” was officially announced with a teaser on 1 March 2023 by T-Series, to be again directed by Anees Bazmee and Kartik Aaryan will reprise his role as “Rooh Baba” and this film will be released on Diwali 2024.