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Bhoothnath (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 9 May 2008 (USA)
Moving into a new house, a family witnesses an unfriendly ghost who wants to drive them away from the house. However, he befriends a little boy who changes his outlook forever.

Director:

Vivek Sharma

Writers:

Sudhanshu Dube (screenplay and dialogue), Vivek Sharma (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Amitabh Bachchan ... Kailash 'Bhoothnath' Nath
Juhi Chawla ... Anjali
Satish Shah ... Principal J.J. Irani
Rajpal Yadav ... Anthony
Priyanshu Chatterjee ... Vijay Nath (as Priyanshu Chatterji)
Aman Siddiqui Aman Siddiqui ... Aman
Shah Rukh Khan ... Aditya Sharma
Nina Kulkarni ... Nirmala (as Neena Kulkarni)
Delnaaz Irani ... (as Delnaz Paul)
Aashish Chaudhary ... Rohan
Nauheed Cyrusi ... Tina
Shaana Levy Shaana Levy ... Shaana (as Shaana Diya)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Somesh Agarwal Somesh Agarwal ... Postman
Tejas Are Tejas Are ... (as Tejas)
Amay Kadakia Amay Kadakia ... Amit
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Storyline

Banku, his mother, Anjali Sharma and father move in to their new house -- the Nath villa, unaware of the fact that the house is inhabited by a ghost. It is learnt the ghost is not too happy with his new housemates. But what the ghost is not prepared for is his unlikely friendship with Banku. Now Banku must uncover the reason why his ghostly friend is stuck and help him to attain salvation. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

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Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Призрак виллы Натхов See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

B.R. Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

'Adesh Srivastav', Anu Malik, and A.R. Rahman were approached to compose the films music but opted out. So the project went to Vishal-Shekhar. See more »

Goofs

The shadow of the camera dolly is visible over Banku's backside, when he's looking up in the stars for Bhoothnath. See more »

Connections

Version of Actor's Studio: The Canterville Ghost (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Mere Buddy
Written by Javed Akhtar
Composed by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Performed by Amitabh Bachchan and Armaan Malik
Courtesy of Super Cassettes Industries Limited (T-Series)
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A nice and clean entertainer
16 May 2008 | by aaaa aaaSee all my reviews

When i went to the movie, i was expecting it to be a kiddish movie, and since it is coming from Bollywood, i thought the presentation and the special effects would be amateurish.. But i must say, i was really surprised by the movie narration and direction. The special effects were fantastic, of the standards i have seen in Hollywood movies (seriously i am not kidding on this...), particularly the introduction scene where Amitabh tries to frighten the kid. Also the part with the dry leaves have also been handled very deftly both from the technology point of view and from the story narration point of view. On the whole without realizing i enjoyed the movie thoroughly. I am taking out the 1 point, if only the ending could have been more crispier... Check out for its sequel ..!!!. Go for it .. Trust me, you will not be disappointed.


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