T-Series to revive BR Films with Bhootnath sequel starring Amitabh Bachchan

Big B will reprise his role of a friendly ghost in Bhootnath 2

Bhushan Kumar’s production house T-Series will be producing the sequel to 2008 movie Bhootnath. The sequel is tentatively titled Bhootnath 2 and megastar Amitabh Bachchan will reprise his role of a friendly ghost. The movie will appeal to all age groups, says Bhushan Kumar, Chief Managing Director, T-Series.

Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the sequel is set to go on floors in November. It is expected to release by summer of 2014.

“We are very excited to announce the sequel of Bhootnath. Amitabh and Boman Irani will be part of the film and it will appeal to all age-groups,” Kumar said in a statement.

The 2008 movie was produced by Ravi Chopra and this time his son Abhay Chopra will be creatively involved with the sequel. “My father and I always wanted to do a sequel and Nitesh came with an interesting idea. Bhushan and I fell in love with it and narrated it to Amit uncle. Once he agreed we were on,” Abhay said.

The previous film also starred child actor Aman Siddiqui, Juhi Chawla and Shahrukh Khan.