Is Vidya Balan really returning as Monjulika in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2? Here's what we know
Vidya Balan has given her fans several reasons to cherish over the years. Be it the risque roles or her top notch performance in films like Kahani, one of Vidya's most-loved characters to date has been Monjulika in Bhool Bhulaiyaa. This year, director Anees Bazmee will be returning with the film's sequel starring Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani. And while there has been no news on the original cast making a comeback, there is an update!
According to a latest report in Mid-Day, Vidya Balan will be seen as Monjulika in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2. A trade source commented on the development and said, "Their (Vidya and Anees) equation goes back to 2011, when Vidya made a cameo appearance in Anees’s film Thank You. She made the character of Monjulika, ghost of a royal dancer, memorable. [It is not clear if] Vidya will be seen dancing to Aami je tomar again or appear after the climax."
However, news of Vidya's comeback as Monjulika is not true. Turns out, makers have denied the update and stated that Vidya Balan won't be returning as Monjulika. The makers also issued a statement in the matter. It read, "The recent rumours of Vidya Balan being part of Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 are untrue. The lead star cast of the film include Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu."
From the original 2007 film, Bazmee has included two songs and Akshay Kumar’s black kurta with bandana on the head, accessorised with rudraksha beads look in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.