By crafting a careful saintly image, Akshay Kumar has lost the goofy, comedic quality that made him a superstar
In pretending to care for the world, Kumar has chosen to play to the gallery of sainthood, rather than to his strength. Even his purported risks, like playing a transgender character in Laxmii – are employed towards manufacturing consent for his ‘do-good’ image.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa, directed by Anees Bazmee, is slated to release on 31 July.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani start shooting for Anees Bazmee's sequel of horror comedy
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 will see Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani share screen space for the first time.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Kiara Advani, Kartik Aaryan to feature in horror film, set to release on 31 July, 2020
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 will be backed by Bhushan Kumar, Murad Khetani, and Krishan Kumar
Bhool Bhulaiyaa and (mis)representation of mental health: Will sequel resort to sensitisation, instead of stereotyping?
Painting issues of mental heal and their patients as khatra has never helped the cause of sensitisation around the matter.
Vidya Balan on Mission Mangal: The myth that scientists are geeks was busted in my head with this film
Vidya Balan talks about reuniting with Akshay Kumar for Mission Mangal, returning to woman-led films in the future, and playing Indira Gandhi in a web show.
Kabir Singh, Simmba have restarted the trend of South Indian remakes in Bollywood, after Wanted in 2009
Leading film trade analysts weigh in on the traditional Bollywood trend of South Indian remakes, made popular by stars like Jeetendra and Aamir Khan.
To be produced by Bhushan Kumar's T-series, Bhool Bhulaiyaa sequel will reportedly have Housefull 4 director Farhad Samji helming it.
Akshay Kumar confirms his return to horror-comedy genre, 12 years after Priyadarshan's Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Akshay Kumar however, did not reveal any details on the title, director or his female co-star in the film