We all know Karan Johar for his super hit rom-coms and family entertainers, the director-producer now is all set to get out of his comfort zone and to create his first ever horror franchise with the movie, ‘Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship’ under his production banner. The film stars Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar in the key roles and the movie is directed by debutant director Bhanu Pratap Singh who earlier assisted Shashank Khaitan on Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.
This movie is said to be centered around a haunted ship and is based on true events. Today morning, the makers of the film shared the first poster of the film that features Vicky Kaushal and it really looks spooky and mysterious. Talking about the plot of the film then it is based on a true story that took place in Bombay. For now, the shooting of the film is done and now, there are chances that the film will release on November 15.
The URI actor took his twitter handle to share the first look poster of the film. Check it out:
“Nothing haunts you more than reality. Presenting #Bhoot Part One – The Haunted Ship, directed by @Bps_91. In cinemas 15th November, 2019. @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @shashankkhaitan @DharmaMovies.”
Shashank was quoted as saying by DNA,
“Karan loved it. Bhoot – Part One: The Haunted Ship is based on a true incident that took place in Bombay. The shooting is complete. The post-production is underway and the film will open in cinemas on November 15 this year.”
Based on a ship, as the title suggests, the film also has a good dose of VFX, work on which is underway. Shashank further said,
“The intent is to create a series. We’re looking at making more authentic films, even horror comedies. Bhanu and I have discussed a few ideas. It’s an exciting time to take the franchise ahead.”
While in real life, the Raazi actor, Vicky Kaushal cannot handle the horror genre as a viewer. When asked why he took up Bhoot, the actor had earlier told Mid-day,
“I realized that my reaction in the film would be as natural as is possible.”
In 2003, Ram Gopal Verma had helmed a horror film titled Bhoot which starred Urmila Matondkar, Ajay Devgn and Fardeen Khan. The makers approached him as he had the rights to the title. Shashank further told the daily, “It was extremely gracious of RGV to give the title to us.” Bhoot: The Haunted Ship is slated to hit the big screens on November 15, 2019.