Kartik Aaryan replaces Akshay Kumar in 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2': Report
Mumbai : Actor Kartik Aaryan is going big with every passing day; after fetching lead roles in films like the Pati Patni Aur Woh remake and Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal 2, he has now replaced Akshay Kumar in the 2007 horror comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa, produced by Bhushan Kumar.
A source confirmed the news to Mumbai Mirror saying, "While the makers have locked the idea, the script is still to be finalised. But the idea was shared with Kartik who liked it and has agreed to take the franchise forward with the story set in a metropolis."
The source added, "The director will be locked in a few days, following which they will decide on the leading lady and the rest of the cast. Bhushan always wanted to continue with Bhool Bhulaiyaa and is invested in the film. He expects to start filming by the end of the year."
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The 2007 horror comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa had featured Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan and Shiny Ahuja. It was a remake of the Malayalam horror film Manichitrathazu.
Meanwhile, Kartik Aaryan has just finished shooting for Imtiaz Ali's movie opposite Sara Ali Khan.