Mumbai: Jio Studios, a leading Indian film production company, has announced the sequels to two of its successful horror-comedy films, “Bhediya” and “Stree”. Both the movies will be directed by the same director duo, Amar Kaushik and Dinesh Vijan.
The original cast of “Bhediya” – Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon – will be returning for the sequel, while Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao will be reprising their roles in “Stree 2”. The announcement was made on social media by the lead actors.
Varun Dhawan shared the first look poster of “Bhediya 2” on his Instagram handle, revealing the release date of April 13, 2024. In the poster, Varun is seen transforming into a werewolf, with Kriti Sanon standing behind him in awe.
Shraddha Kapoor shared a similar poster of “Stree 2” on her Instagram handle, with the release date of August 30, 2024. The poster features Shraddha’s character, dressed in a blue saree, standing in front of the infamous “O stree, kal aana” message on a wall.
Rajkummar Rao also shared the poster of “Stree 2” on his Instagram handle, with a caption that read, “O stree aa rahi hai… Get ready to scream with laughter! #Stree2”.
The first installment of “Bhediya” was released in 2021 and received positive reviews from both critics and audiences. The movie follows the story of a man who turns into a werewolf to save his love interest from an evil force.
“Stree” was released in 2018 and was also a critical and commercial success. The movie revolves around the legend of a ghost called “Stree” who abducts men during a certain festival in a small town.
Fans of both the movies are eagerly waiting for the sequels, which are expected to deliver the same mix of horror and comedy.