The Katrina Kaif, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ishaan Khatter star is set to hit theaters on November 4, 2022.
Phone Bhoot, starring Katrina Kaif, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ishaan Khatter, is set to hit theaters on November 4, 2022. The film is one of the most anticipated horror-comedies of the year, as Kaif will try out for a role in this kind for the first time.
The film revolves around a ghost who reaches out to two noobie ghost hunters for a business idea, which quickly goes sour as the eerie ghost reveals his real plans.
Ahead of its release, here’s a pick of five comedy horror movies you can watch.
The 2007 horror comedy film Bhool Bhulaiyaa is one of the best-loved and best-loved Hindi films to date. The film starred Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, Shiney Ahuja, Ameesha Patel, Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi, Asrani and Vikram Gokhale among others. Directed by Priyadarshan, the film is a remake of the 1993 Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu, adapted by Neeraj Vora and Manisha Korde. The film revolves around the royal family of Varani, whose ancestral place is said to be haunted by the ghost of Manjulika, a classical dancer from Bengal.
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Bhool Bhoulaiya 2
The sequel to Bhool Bhulaiyaa, the 2022 horror comedy film Bhool Bhualiyaa 2 stars Kartik Aaryan, Tabu and Kiara Advani. The film follows Ruhaan Randhawa, who poses as a psychic, who took care of Manjulika, the ghost that haunts the Thakur family for revenge. The film became the highest-grossing film of the year and collected around ₹266.88 crore.
Starring Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor alongside Pankaj Tripathi, Aparshakti Khurana and Abhishek Banerjee, the 2018 Amar Kaushik film Stree is based on the Karnataka urban legend Nale Ba (meaning “come tomorrow”). In the film, the phrase was changed to O Stree Kal Aana (oh woman come tomorrow). The story revolves around a female ghost, who abducts men at night when they are alone leaving only their clothes behind. The film is the first in filmmaker and producer Dinesh Vijan’s universe of horror comedies that includes Roohi and Varun Dhawan’s upcoming starring film, Bhediya.
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Bhooter Bhabishyat (Future of the Past or Future of Ghost) is a multi-star Bengali horror comedy that was later remade in Hindi. Anik Dutta’s directorial debut became one of the biggest hits of the year in Bengali films in 2012. The film revolves around an old dilapidated house, Chowdhury Mansion, which a promoter wants demolish and rebuild as a mall. But the house is haunted by the spirit of its last owner and other ghosts who protect the house and save it from demolition.
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