Directed by Priyadarshan
Produced by Bhushan Kumar
Kishan Kumar
Story by Madhu Muttam
Based onManichitrathazhu
by Madhu Muttam
StarringAkshay Kumar
Ameesha Patel
Vidya Balan
Shiney Ahuja
Music byPritam
Distributed byT-Series
Eros International
Release date12 October 2007
Running time154 minutes
Box office₹840 million
(equivalent to ₹1.8 billion or US$28 million in 2016)

Bhool Bhulaiyaa (English: The Maze) is a 2007 Indian drama/comedy horror film directed by Priyadarshan. It constitutes the official remake of the 1993 Malayalam film, Manichitrathazhu, starring Mohanlal. which was already remade into several Indian films.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa features Akshay KumarVidya BalanAmeesha Patel and Shiney Ahuja in pivotal roles with Paresh Rawal and Rajpal Yadav in supporting roles. The film score and soundtrack of the film was composed by Ranjit Barot and Pritam respectively, and the lyrics were written by Sameer. It was a critical and commercial success.

The disorder suffered by the protagonist, dissociative identity disorder is an actual mental health problem. When the symptoms of the illness are explained, its most famous case is shown, that of an American woman named Shirley Ardell Mason.


Akshay Kumar as Dr. Aditya Shrivastav, Siddharth's friend and a psychiatrist whom Siddharth calls upon to check the happenings in the haveliVidya Balan as Avni Chaturvedi/Manjulika, A young woman who marries Siddharth. After she opens the locked room where the family believes Manjulika's spirit has been trapped, mysterious and supernatural happenings begin in the houseShiney Ahuja as Siddharth Chaturvedi, Avni's loving husband who is educated in the United States. Unlike his family, he doesn't believe in the supernatural, and thus calls his friend and psychiatrist Aditya to investigate the matterAmeesha Patel as Radha, Siddharth's childhood friend and Aditya's love interest. She is suspected by Siddharth as being behind the supernatural happenings, and is used by Aditya to manipulate ManjulikaParesh Rawal as Batukshankar UpadhyayRajpal Yadav as Chhote Pandit / Lal HanumanAsrani as MurariVikram Gokhale as Acharya Yagyaprakash BhartiManoj Joshi as Badrinarayan 'Badri' ChaturvediRasika Joshi as Janki UpadhyayTarina Patel as Nandini UpadhyayVineeth as Professor Sharad Prahlad / ShashidharKaveri Jha as Girja UpadhyayNavika Kotia as child Avni


Bhool BhulaiyaaSoundtrack album by PritamReleased2 September 2007 (India)Recorded2007GenreFeature film soundtrackLengthError in Module:Hms: Seconds value must be less than 60LabelT-SeriesProducerPritamPritam chronologyNaqaab
(2007)Bhool Bhulaiyaa
(2007)Jab We Met

All lyrics written by Sameer and Sayeed Quadri; all music composed by Pritam with additional rap verse by American rapper Wiz Khalifa.

SongsNo.TitleLyricsSingersLength1."Bhool Bhulaiyaa"SameerNeeraj Shridhar,
Wiz Khalifa05:122."Labon Ko Labon Pe"Sayeed QuadriK.K.05:443."Pyaar Ka Sajda"SameerK.K.05:124."Bhool Bhulaiyaa – Remix"SameerNeeraj Shridhar05:075."Let's Rock Soniye"SameerShaanTulsi Kumar04:276."Sakiya Re Sakiya"SameerTulsi Kumar04:577."Mere Dholna Sun/ Ami Je Tomar"SameerShreya GhoshalM. G. Sreekumar06:478."Allah Hafiz Keh Raha"SameerK.K.04:349."Let's Rock Soniye – Remix"SameerShaanTulsi Kumar04:2810."Pyaar Ka Sajda – Remix"SameerK.K.05:2211."Labon Ko Labon Pe – Remix"Sayeed QuadriK.K.05:17Total length:52:65

Character map of Manichithrathazhu and its remakes

Box office

Bhool Bhulaiyaa was a commercial success, netting ₹497 million (US$7.7 million) in India. It was the 6th highest domestic grosser of 2007.

The total overseas gross was $3,910,000. The lifetime overseas breakup was $1,380,000 in UK, $1,130,000 in North America, $820,000 in UAE, $151,000 in Australia and $429,000 in other markets.

The film collected ₹840 million (US$13 million) worldwide.


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