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Mithun Chakraborty to star in horror-comedy Bhootiyapa with Krushna Abhishek, Sugandha Mishra

Actor Mithun Chakraborty was last seen in Tashkent Files and will now work with comedians Krushna Abhishek and Sugandha Mishra.

bollywood Updated: May 16, 2019 15:50 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Mithun Chakraborty,Tashkent Files,Krushna Abhishek
Mithun was last seen in Tashkent Files.

Actor Mithun Chakraborty has signed a horror-comedy, and production on ghe film is likely to begin by July-August. The actor, who was seen on the screen in Tashkent Files, has been away from the spotlight for a while reportedly due to his ongoing treatment for back pain. He will next be seen in Bhootiyapa, which features him along side comedians Krushna Abhishek, Sugandha Mishra and Rajiv Thakur.

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The film is directed by Manoj Sharma. “When I narrated the film to Mithun da, he was very excited! He is absolutely fit and fine and told me he loved the script. I am thrilled to direct him and I think it will be a fun ride for all of us,” Manoj told PTI. The director said Mithun will be in the role of a man who invites three stand-up comedians for a private performance in his mansion. “We are trying something new with the film, the genre of horror-comedy is new and we have a fantastic story and the cast to make it entertaining.” Manoj is hoping for a April 2020 release for the film.

First Published: May 16, 2019 15:50 IST