(Manoj Joshi), heads a Brahmin family whose ancestral palace is believed to be
day, newlyweds, Siddharth (Shiny Ahuja) and Avni (Vidya Balan), the son and daughter-in-law
of Badri's elder brother, return to their native village from America.
the protests of their superstitious uncle, they decide to spend their holiday
in the mansion.
life takes a surprising turn when Avni opens a locked and forbidden room, unleashing
a series of supernatural events.
blame comes to rest squarely on Radha (Amisha Patel), the adopted daughter of
Badri tries to ward off the evil by approaching several black magicians and ghost
busters... but to no avail.
Dr Aditya (Akshay Kumar), an American-based psychiatrist and a close friend of
the couple, is called upon to investigate the goings on.
using modern analytical techniques, Dr Aditya finds out the culprit behind these
weird events and tries to solve the mystery.
Bhulaiya is said to be a roller coaster ride of thrills, chills and humour. It's
directed by Priyadarshan of Dhol (2007), Bhagam Bhag (2006), Chup Chup Ke (2006)
and Malamaal Weekly (2006) fame.
film stars Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan who recently appeared in Heyy Babyy and also
Shiney Ahuja who starred opposite Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty in Metro.
EROS International release in UK cinemas, Bhool Bhulaiyaa is said to be the remake
of the critically acclaimed 1993 Malayalam blockbuster, Manichitrathazhu which
was also remade in Kannada (Aaptamitra) and Telugu (Chandramukhi).
to be a comedy, the film opens in the UK cinemas during the Eid celebrations.
by Manish Gajjar,
BBC Bollywood Correspondent