Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khattar, and Siddhant Chaturvedi starrer horror comedy drama film Phone Bhoot was released on the big screen, opened to a mixed to positive response from the public as well as critics.
Produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner of Excel Entrainment, the film was released on November 4 and has a direct clash with other Bollywood mid-budget movies like Double XL and Mili.
Phone Bhoot Plot
The plot of this horror comedy film revolves around Ragini, played by Katrina Kaif, a ghost who contacts two insane, jobless, horror movie addicts, Major and Gullu. Amidst the family pressure to find work, both of them turned ghostbusters after they met Ragini.
Ragini makes their business successful, but in return, she asks them for a dangerous fever. What lies ahead is a crazy battle between good and evil, laced with funny ghostly encounters.
Along with this trio, the film also stars veteran actor Jackie Shroff, Sheeba Chadha, Nidhi Bisht, and Manu Rishi Chadha. The film also features Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, and Manjot Singh in cameo appearances in their roles as Hunny, Choocha, and Laali from Fukrey.
Phone Bhoot OTT Release Date
After film’s theatrical run, available on digital platform. The post theatrical streaming rights of the film acquired by Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Prime Paid subscribers’ wait over now.
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) January 2, 2023
Phone Bhoot Response & Box-Office Reports
Phone Bhoot, made on an estimated budget of Rs. 25–30 crore, emerged as the viewer’s first choice in initial days but failed to make it big.
Having a run-time of 2 hours and 17 minutes, the film was released on around 1000 screens in India and grossed around Rs. 2 crore on the opening day, whereas on the second day it witnessed a 25% growth and grossed around Rs. 2.5 crore, wrapped up at 16-17 Cr at Domestic Gross.
Phone Bhoot Twitter Reviews
#PhoneBhoot 3.5*/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ ½
“Extremely Entertaining” #IshaanKhatter #SiddhantChaturvedi jodi has nailed it, they are funny, they make you laugh, their one liners are exceptional.#KatrinaKaif ❤️❤️ the most prettiest & Cutest Bhoot Ever. Good Film #PhoneBhootReview pic.twitter.com/n61zqowa0Y
— Rohit Jaiswal (@rohitjswl01) November 4, 2022
Doing a review after a long time ♥️ #PhoneBhoot is surprisingly a delight to watch. I genuinely laughed while watching the film after a very long time. The trio gives an amazing performance and their chemistry and friendship look so real. #PhoneBhootReview https://t.co/dzcQBJzlKr
— Simran Srivastav (@simranshri2000) November 4, 2022
#PhoneBhoot Is a complete package of Horror-Comedy. It will make you laugh a lot. #KatrinaKaif rocks again. #SiddhantChaturvedi & #IshaanKhattar both nailed it with their performance 👏🔥
Excellent movie💯 I must recommend to watch it.🤗#PhoneBhootReview pic.twitter.com/tRfag9W97x
— Sushma Pandey (@ISushmaPandey) November 4, 2022
— Katrina Kaif Spontaneous (@KaifSpontaneous) November 4, 2022
#PhoneBhoot is a damn good concept in the horror comedy genre. It's certainly an entertaining one & makes you laugh so many times with those well put comic scenes. All thanks to the makers & Cast's performances are really good too. #KatrinaKaif is just 🔥👻 .#PhoneBhootReview pic.twitter.com/DoBrvPN4Ma
— Hindi Movie Reviews by Raj (@ReviewHindiMovi) November 6, 2022