It has been a long wait for director Pavan Kripalani, who wanted to take Bhoot Police on floors at the beginning of this year. However, good will come for those who wait – the filmmaker, joined by his cast of Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Yami Gautam, will head to Himachal Pradesh next month to kick off the horror comedy shoot.
“We will be filming the first schedule in Dharamshala, followed by stints in Dalhousie and Palampur. The idea is to shoot the first schedule; we will complete the rest in January,” said Kripalani, who is pleased to announce the shake off boredom of the lockdown. with what he likes most – getting behind the camera. “I think everyone wants to get back to work; we’ve been thinking about it for a long time.”
While the picturesque hill stations naturally lend themselves to the horror comedy script, the director says the team’s choice of location was driven by a more pressing factor. “[Shooting under current circumstances] is certainly a risk, but how long can we stay at home? Himachal is one of the safest locations in our country. The number of cases is low and the region has no witness to it [rampant] spreading the infection. He also points out that the production house will follow all safety standards, ensuring smooth planning.
Even as he prepares to get the ball rolling for his project, he doesn’t rule out the possibility of a sequel. “Horror movies lend themselves well [to a franchise]. But right now we’re trying to make a good movie. “
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