Madhuri Dixit Joins Kartik Aaryan in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3, Adding Star Power to Horror Comedy

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 promises a star-studded supernatural clash with Vidya Balan and Madhuri Dixit joining Kartik Aaryan. Director Anees Bazmee and producer Bhushan Kumar anticipate a Diwali blockbuster.

By Sonali Pandey
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Just a day after Kartik Aaryan welcomed the phenomenal Vidya Balan, known as the "OG Manjulika," to the eagerly awaited threequel of their blockbuster horror-comedy series Bhool Bhulaiyaa, another exciting revelation has emerged. According to a recent Mid-Day report, the legendary Madhuri Dixit has also joined the stellar cast of Anees Bazmee's Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3. Madhuri in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3? Yes, indeed!

A Supernatural Showdown Unfolds!

The report cites a source mentioning, “The team felt another spirit would add to the narrative. So, it will be Rooh Baba versus the two ghosts played by Madhuri and Vidya. By bringing the two leading ladies together for the first time on screen, the makers have played a trump card.” This addition promises a gripping showdown between the spirits, enhancing the intrigue and excitement surrounding the movie.

Production Update and Casting Rumors

As per the report, the filming for Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 is expected to commence in March, adding to the anticipation among fans. Moreover, speculations are rife that Kartik's former flame, Sara Ali Khan, might step in to replace Kiara Advani opposite him in the movie. However, it's essential to note that these discussions are still in the preliminary stages, and no official confirmation has been made yet regarding the casting.

Return of the Iconic Characters

Vidya Balan, renowned for her portrayal of Manjulika in the 2007 psychological horror-comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa, is set to reprise her role in the franchise. Kartik Aaryan, who played a pivotal role in the second installment and is set to lead in the third, warmly welcomed Vidya on board, expressing his excitement for her return. In a recent post, Kartik shared an edited video featuring Vidya's iconic moments as Manjulika from the first part, intertwined with his own scenes from the sequel, hinting at an exhilarating reunion.

Directorial Continuity and Producer's Vision

Anees Bazmee, who directed the second installment, is set to helm the third part as well, ensuring a seamless transition and consistent creative direction. Reflecting on the expansion of the franchise, producer Bhushan Kumar expressed his delight, stating, "The Bhool Bhulaiyaa franchise holds a special place in our hearts, and I'm very happy to be taking it forward with a creative mind like Anees and an incredible talent like Kartik."

Together, they aim to deliver a cinematic experience that not only honors the legacy of the franchise but also promises double the laughter and thrill for the audience.

Anticipated Release Date

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 is slated to hit the screens this Diwali, adding to the festive fervor and excitement among movie buffs.


The Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 saga unfolds with a star-studded cast, intriguing plot twists, and the promise of a cinematic experience that will leave audiences on the edge of their seats. As the production gears up for a Diwali release, fans can anticipate a supernatural showdown that combines the best of horror, comedy, and riveting storytelling, making Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 a must-watch spectacle.