Farhan Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment has given us many award-winning films in the past like Lakshya, Don film series, Rock On!!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and so on. Their last big-screen outing was the critically and commercially acclaimed film Gully Boy.
Now the production company is gearing up for their upcoming horror-comedy Phone Bhoot, the film cast includes Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khattar, and Siddhant Chaturvedi.
Talking about the production, the principal photography commenced in Dec 2020, and the film is being directed by Gurmeet Singh (Mirzapur and Inside Edge). It will be his second big-screen directorial venture after the 2015 comedy film Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene.
Phone Bhoot Release Date & OTT
Phone Bhoot was to grace the cinemas on 15 July 2022 but postponed later and the new release date is 4th November 2022:
The Post theatrical streaming rights of the film are acquired by Amazon Prime Video, in the past, we have seen Excel Entertainment and the streaming platforms collaboration in Hello Charlie, Toofaan, Sharmaji Namkeen.
Both the company also collaborated on successful web series like Inside Edge, Mirzapur, and Made in Heaven. Talking about the OTT premiere of the Phone Bhoot, it will most likely be premiered on the platform after 4 weeks of theatrical run as most Hindi films are doing the same nowadays. Though an official announcement is yet awaited.
Amazon Prime Premiere: N/A
The Ott Platform along with Phone Bhoot also bought the streaming rights of Excel’s other feature films like Yudra, Fukrey 3, etc.
5 upcoming films including Phone Bhoot, Yudra, Fukrey 3, Jee Le Zara and Kho Gaye Hain Hum Kahan.#PrimeVideoPresentsIndia #SeeWhereItTakesYou pic.twitter.com/vpjghnm0Et
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) April 28, 2022
Gurmeet Singh was onboard for directing the film and it is bankrolled by the duo Ritesh Sidhwani-Farhan Akhtar under their banner Excel Entertainment, written by Ravi Shankaran, and Jasvinder Singh Bath. The cinematographer/Director of photographer is K.U. Mohanan.
Phone Bhoot Trailer
If you are waiting for queen Kat’s comeback after wedding, the trailer is releasing soon on 10th of Oct:
KATRINA – ISHAAN – SIDDHANT: 'PHONE BHOOT' TRAILER ON 10 OCT… Team #PhoneBhoot – starring #KatrinaKaif, #IshaanKhatter and #SiddhantChaturvedi – will launch #PhoneBhootTrailer on 10 Oct 2022… 4 Nov 2022 release. #MotionPoster + #FirstLook… pic.twitter.com/SmeaBC4eJm
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) October 6, 2022
The trio Kat-Siddhant-Ishaan appeared in Koffee With Karan Season 7, they were so witty together.