Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is a 2022 Indian horror comedy movie directed by Anees Bazmee, written by Aakash Kaushik and Farhad Samji, and produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar under the banner of T-Series Films and Khetan Anjum Studio Cine1. A standalone sequel to Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007), starring Tabu, Kartik Aaryan, and Kiara Advani. The plot follows Ruhaan Randhawa (Aaryan) who has to pretend to be an impostor to deal with the return of Manjulik (Tabu), a malevolent spirit hell-bent on taking revenge on the Thakur family.
Filming began in October 2019 and was completed in February 2022. Filming was primarily done on actual locations in Jaipur and Lucknow, with additional locations including Mumbai and Manali. The music of the movie is composed by Sandeep Shirodkar while the songs are composed by Pritam and Tanishk Bagchi, with lyrics penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya, Sameer, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Mandy Gill, and Saaveri Verma. It features a remix single of the film’s 2007 title track by Neeraj Shridhar. Now, know about Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2: Synopsis
In the Bhawanigarh mansion, 2007: the priests have locked the malevolent spirit Manjulik, determined to attack the family’s daughter-in-law Anjulik, in a room. The family leaves the mansion for their safety.
18 years later, in 2025 in Himachal Pradesh: Ruhaan Randhawa meets Reet who is on her way to her hometown Bhawanigarh, Rajasthan via Chandigarh to reluctantly marry her fiancé Sagar. They board a bus to Chandigarh, but cut their journey short to attend a music carnival, and later find out that the bus they were supposed to travel in has met with an accident, killing every other passenger.
Reeta’s family, the owners of the mansion that was abandoned eighteen years ago, believe her to be dead. Reet tries to contact her family, but with one phone call; which the handset and Reeta’s sister Trisha did not hear; Reet overhears a conversation between Trisha and Sagar that reveals their affair. To give them a chance at marriage, Reet plays with her family’s assumptions about her demise and travels to Bhawanigarh with a hesitant Ruhaan.
They decide to hide in an abandoned ancestral mansion, but Chote Pandit, a priest, spots the open door of the mansion and informs Reet’s family, The Thakurs. The Thakurs and the villagers enter the mansion and spot Ruhaan who covers up the situation by lying that Reeta’s ghost led him there and her last wish is to see her family living in the ancestral mansion as well as her sister Trish’s wedding.
Under Ruhaan’s influence, the Thakurs fix Trisha’s wedding with Sagar. Due to his supposed ability to communicate with spirits, Ruhaan becomes popular as Rooh Baba. Ruhaan and Reet fall in love. As Ruhaan is led to the room where the ghost was trapped, Anjulika: Reeta’s sister-in-law warns him to stay away from the room and reveals the past.
The spirit is Manjulika: Anjulika’s twin. The sisters moved into the mansion when their father was asked to manage the accounts for the Thakurs. Their father favoring Anjulika’s talent over Manjulika’s made her jealous, which turned into hatred for her sister over the years. Both sisters fell in love with Uday Thakur, Reet’s elder brother, in 2007, eighteen years ago.
However, Uday reciprocated Anjulika’s feelings, leaving Manjulika angry and cheating. Seeking solace in learning black magic, Manjulika decided to use it as a weapon against Anjulica. After Anjulika and Uday’s wedding: that same night, Manjulika brutally stabs her father for finding the truth and sets out to assassinate Anjulika, but she saves herself and stabs Manjulika in self-defense, killing her.
Despite being dead, Manjulika did not leave the family alone as her spirit continued to harm them and paralyzed Uday by pushing him off the balcony. The priests captured Manjulika in a room on the third floor.
In the present, Reeta’s father reveals to Ruhaan that Manjulik’s curse has killed eight members of their family. One night, Chote Pandit finds Ruhaan and Reet wandering around the mansion and discovers the truth. With the help of his elder brother Bade Pandit and his wife, whose business is affected by the popularity of Ruhaan; Chote Pandit conducts the search in the mansion.
Knowing that no one will enter Manjuli’s room, Reet decides to hide there and Chote Pandit’s allegations are proven false to the family. Freed, Manjulika attacks Anjulika, who learns the truth about Reet being alive and teams up with Ruhaan and Reet to drive away the ghost. They accept help from the same priest who captured Manjulika’s spirit, but he tells them he needs three days. Manjulik’s spirit possesses a priest who makes him kill his disciples before being killed himself. Ruhaan encounters the ghost and falls from the terrace out of fear.
Ruhaan returns to the palace, conversing in Bengali and claiming to be Manjulika, revealing that he is possessed. The Thakurs spot Reet and find that she is alive. Ruhaan attacks Anjulika, who is using Reet as a human shield, by threatening to cut her throat if Ruhaan attacks her and addresses him as “Anjulika”, confusing the family. Revealing that he pretended to be possessed by a ghost, Ruhaan reveals that the woman who died in 2007 was their own daughter-in-law Anjulika and the one who has been living with them for the last 18 years is real. Manjulika. “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.”
Eighteen years ago, after killing her father with the help of a priest who was revealed to be Manjulika’s accomplice, Manjulika influenced Anjulika using her black magic and stole her identity. Disguised as Manjulika under the influence of black magic, Anjulika attacked Manjulika, who stabbed her to death under the pretext of self-defense. When Uday found out the truth, Manjulika pushed him off the balcony, paralyzing him and preventing him from telling anyone.
She also killed eight family members for learning the truth. In the present, Anjulika’s ghost attacks Manjulika and traps her in the same room she was locked in in 2007. Anjulika’s ghost has a moment with her family and asks Reet’s father to forgive Reet for her lies as it revealed the truth about Anjulika and Manjulika. She thanks Ruhaan and asks the family to leave as she has unfinished business with her sister. Anjulika then enters the room and kills the real Manjulika. Thakur’s entire family leaves the palace, which again becomes deserted. “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.”
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 Ending, Explained: What Happened At The End?
The story begins with the Bhawanigarh mansion seen in 2007. After discovering Manjulika’s secret, Thakur’s family flees the house for their own safety. After 18 years since the incident, the present begins in 2025 in Himachal Pradesh. We see Ruhaan and Reet meet – cute. She is on her way to her hometown, Bhawanigarh in Rajasthan to marry her fiancé against her will. While the bus they were riding in meets with an accident, killing every passenger, Reet is safe.
She tries to contact her sister Trisha, but since she did not hear Reeta’s voice, it is revealed that Trisha and Reeta’s fiance is having an affair instead. Her whole family thinks Reet is dead and if they find out she is alive they will marry her. To get married instead, Trisha leaves for Bhawanigarh with Ruhaan, only to not return home before her sister gets married.
Seeing the mansion door open, Chhote Pandit informs the Thakur family. The whole family arrives where Ruhaan lies that he is a psychic and Reet’s ghost has led him to where she wants Trisha to marry Sagar and see the family that lives here again.
Chaos breaks out when it is eventually revealed that the real Majulika is still alive and it is her twin sister Anjulika who is the ghost roaming the mansion. After freeing Anjulika, she attacks Manjulika. It was all because of jealousy that the two sisters had a fight. Anjulika was the better of the pair. She was her father’s favorite and Uday Thakur also fell in love with her.
Out of jealousy, Manjulika kills her. Anjulika’s ghost then tries to take revenge but fails when she is locked up as Manjulika remains free and alive while stealing her identity. The real Majulika killed more than 8 Thakur family members in 2007 when they came to know the truth about her. She even pushed Uday off the balcony, paralyzing him in an attempt to hide the truth.
Now the ghost thanks Ruhaan and asks the Thakur family to forgive Reeta. She then returns to the room to kill Majulika, who stole everything from her. Thakur’s entire family once again leaves the mansion, which is now deserted. “Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.”