Bhediya, a comedic horror film, stands as the brainchild of director Amar Kaushik and producer Dinesh Vijan, who brought it to life under the esteemed Maddock Films and Jio Studios banners. This cinematic endeavor marks the third installment in Vijan’s captivating horror comedy universe, following the success of “Stree” and “Roohi”. Leading the cast is Varun Dhawan, portraying the character of Bhaskar Sharma, a man who undergoes a dramatic transformation into a werewolf after being bitten by a wolf. Kriti Sanon joins him as Dr. Anika Mittal, a compassionate veterinarian who lends her expertise to aid Bhaskar on his extraordinary journey. Accompanying them are the talented Deepak Dobriyal, Abhishek Banerjee, Paalin Kabak, Dosam Beyong, Bahar Ul Islam, Mudang Pai, and Saurabh Shukla, who deliver noteworthy performances in supporting roles. Moreover, the film features cameo appearances by Rajkummar Rao, Aparshakti Khurana, and Shraddha Kapoor, reprising their beloved characters from “Stree”.
The enchanting forests of Arunachal Pradesh serve as the backdrop for the film’s gripping narrative, immersing viewers in its captivating setting1. Upon its theatrical release on November 25, 2022, “Bhediya” garnered widespread acclaim from both critics and audiences alike, captivating them with its seamless blend of horror, comedy, and meaningful social commentary. The film garnered praise for its stunning visual effects, masterful cinematography, captivating musical score, and the exceptional performances delivered by the lead actors.
Exciting news has recently surfaced as “Bhediya” has been confirmed as part of JioCinema’s thrilling May content lineup, offering Jio users the opportunity to stream the film and other captivating web series free of charge. Fans can eagerly anticipate the film’s premiere on JioCinema, scheduled for May 26th, coinciding with the highly anticipated IPL 2023 final weekend. As an added bonus, the film will be available for streaming in mesmerizing Ultra HD quality, further enhancing the viewing experience4. In anticipation of its release, JioCinema has treated audiences to an official trailer on its YouTube channel, garnering an impressive 23 million views and 589 thousand likes to date.
With its promise of delivering an exhilarating and side-splitting experience, “Bhediya” stands as one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. Beyond its immediate impact, the film is also poised to expand Vijan’s captivating horror comedy universe, setting the stage for more thrilling cinematic adventures in the future.