Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship
|Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship|
First look poster
|Directed by||Bhanu Pratap Singh|
|Produced by||Hiroo Yash Johar|
|Story by||Bhanu Pratap Singh|
|Music by||Prashant Pillai|
|Edited by||Shree Narayan Singh|
|Distributed by||Zee Studios|
Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship is an upcoming 2020 Indian Hindi-language horror thriller film directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh and jointly produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta and Shashank Khaitan. It is based on a true accident that took place in Mumbai, and tells the story of a couple on an abandoned ship lying static on a beach. The film features Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Ashutosh Rana in lead roles, and is the first film of a planned horror film franchise. Principal photography began in December 2018 and was wrapped up in September 2019. It is scheduled to be theatrically released in India on February 21, 2020.
- Vicky Kaushal as Sumit Desai
- Bhumi Pednekar as Esha Mukherjee
- Ashutosh Rana as Kaashinath Mukherjee
- Siddhanth Kapoor as Rahul Singh
In January 2018, it was reported that Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar have signed a horror film produced by Karan Johar together. The filming began in December 2018, with Kaushal, while Pednekar filmed her portions in late January. Kaushal fractured his cheekbone while shooting for an action sequence in Gujarat. A door fell on him which resulted in him getting 13 stitches. The shooting of the film ended on 3 September 2019 as Kaushal shared a post on his Instagram account.
Marketing and release
The two official posters of the film were unveiled on 19 July 2019 by Kaushal with release date. Another set of posters were released on 13 September. A week later, on 20 September, a poster was unveiled to announce the new release date.
The film was initially set to release on 15 November 2019 but later it got delayed and is now scheduled to be released theatrically on 21 February 2020.
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