Baghban was a poignant portrayal of old parents abandoned by their children, while Babul addressed the issue of widow rehabilitation. With his upcoming venture, Bhootnath, filmmaker Ravi Chopra continues in the B R Films' tradition of dishing out socially relevant films.
Bhootnath, a story about a ghost (Amitabh Bachchan) and his grandson (Aman Siddiqui), is a sensitive film with touching moments. The film is directed by first-timer Vivek Sharma, and stars Shah Rukh Khan in a guest appearance.
Producer Ravi Chopra tells Swati R Chaudhary more about the film.
What is Bhootnath about? Why this title?
Bhootnath is a novel way of story telling. It is about the relationship between a deceased grandfather (Bachchan) and his grandson, Banku (Siddiqui). It's about the beautiful bond they share. It's not a fast-paced, racy thriller. Bhootnath is a sensitive, fun film, full of emotions and lovely moments.
As for the title of the film, Bhootnath is what the child calls Amitabh in the film.
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