Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Kapoor’s spooky adventure, ‘Bhoot Police’ (2021), which also stars Yami Gautam and Jacqueline Fernandez, recently premiered online. And since then, producer Ramesh Taurani and director Pavan Kripalani are planning turn the movie into franchise with Khan and Kapoor to return as ghost hunters.
A source close to the production said, “The template of Bhoot Police allows the makers to spin it into a franchise. While the makers had kept an open ending to hint at the possibility of a sequel, we hear that the team has already started early conversations on Bhoot Police 2. The idea is to continue the franchise bringing horror and humor together and making the ghost hunter face new challenges in different terrains of India.”
The source added that the elements of two lead characters, backed with the elements of faith and exorcism, makes it an exciting preposition for the team to spin it into a franchise, reports Pinkvilla. ‘Bhoot Police’ would mark the second franchise of Taurani after the three ‘Race’ movies. “It’s still some time for Bhoot Police 2 to take off. In-fact, there is a high possibility of Race 4 happening before the horror comedy, as the scripting of the action thriller is already going on in full swing,” the source added.
Taurani confirmed the development and said, “Yes, we are definitely planning a sequel to Bhoot Police. The audience is enjoying the first part and I am looking forward to take it forward with the team.”
Meanwhile, Khan’s upcoming films include ‘Adipurush’ directed by Om Raut, and the ‘Vikram Vedha’ (2017) remake with Hrithik Roshan. Kapoor, on the other hand, has ‘Ek Villain Returns’ and others on the horizon.
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