This summer Amitabh Bachchan returns as the beloved Bhoothnath with Bhoothnath Returns. The friendly ghost takes the centerstage in the sequel for a spirited exchange with the local politician (Boman Irani). Bhoothnath Returns features AB Sr.’s ghostly avatar with a twist, albeit in the same costume. This time though, cute Banku (Aman Siddique) is missing in action, however there is a new addition to the horror comedy, child artist Parth Bhalerao as Akhrot. He is a fearless, street-kid who together with Bhoothnath strive to bring a change in the country.
Few movies short of 200, Amitabh Bachchan played the central character in the first edition, Bhoothnath, in 2008 too. With a unique theme, Bhoothnath Returns has managed to grab the interest of some audience, particularly the younger ones. Here’s why you should be heading to the nearest theater for this week’s release – Bhoothnath Returns.
- Big B Vs Boman Irani
The legendary actors of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan and Boman Irani star in Bhoothnath Returns. While Big B is the hero in limelight, Boman plays the antagonist – the corrupt politician challenged by the hero. It is sheer delight to watch 155 minutes of fun and entertainment with two iconic stars acting together. Sr. AB’s onscreen persona and Boman Irani’s comic timing, blends perfectly to create a memorable family experience.
After a span of almost 5 years, Amitabh Bachchan is starring in a full-fledged lead role. In the meanwhile, he has made several terrific guest appearances. The movie also stars talented child artist, Parth Bhalerao and National award winner, Usha Jadhav.
- Amitabh Bachchan & Yo Yo Honey Singh – Share a dance
The movie marks the first ever collaboration of renowned star, Amitabh Bachchan with present day sensation, Yo Yo Honey Singh. Big B a.k.a Bhoothnath is seen grooving to the tunes of the Indian rapper. The first-of-its-kind song, ‘Party with Bhoothnath‘ is doing its round across the social platform. A trendsetter and a popular number among the youngsters, the song features Big B in a totally new look of a rapper along with Yo Yo Honey Singh and over 100 dancers including Parth and many other children. The surprise element of the song is the skeleton dance. Worth watching!
- Awesome Threesome
A fantastic trio package – Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor awaits you at the cinema theater. For the first time ever the audience gets to admire a 3-in-1 charm package hailing from different eras of the Bollywood industry. Shah Rukh Khan played a vital supporting role in the 2008 film. In this movie Shah Rukha and Ranbir play a cameo roles. Its a treat to watch both the actors add their unique charm to the movie, while sharing a screen with AB Sr.
- Unconventional theme
Bhoothnath Returns picks off from where the first movie came to a close. But the plot is entirely different. This time the movie plays along the political fever of election. It is a story of good against evil, weak against powerful and past against future. This time for a change, the nation has an imandaar bhooth (Amitabh Bachchan) contesting against a corrupt man (Boman Irani). Let’s watch who wins!
- Entertainment and Enlightenment
Bhoothnath Returns is the perfect family entertainer with a brilliant social message. This time Akhrot (Parth Bhalerao) keeps the ‘kid’ element alive in the movie. And the unique concept of the plot acts like an eye-opener for the adults. The movie portrays the election campaigns happening in the present day. The importance of casting your vote. All this adds to the educational aspect to the movie. As the movie opens during the summer break, kids get to watch their adorable Bhoothnath back in action. While the adults enjoy a beautiful message conveyed subtly and in an entertaining manner.
Guess no more reasons are needed to explain as to why everyone must watch Bhoothnath Returns. Keep yourself free over the weekend, book your ticket, grab your pop-corn and enjoy the show.