Kriti Kharbanda to debut with Bollywood film ‘Raaz 4’


South actress Kriti Kharbanda will be making her Bollywood debut with the fourth instalment of horror series ‘Raaz’. The actress will be seen romancing Emraan Hashmi who was also a part of the last two films of the series. Kriti is also shooting for her maiden Tamil venture ‘Bruce Lee’.

Besides Kriti who has acted is several Telugu and Kannada films, model Gaurav Arora wo was reportedly dating ‘Heropanti’ actress Kriti Sanon, has also been roped in for ‘Raaz 4’, according to an agency report.

"We have got Kriti and Gaurav for 'Raaz 4'. They both are good and fit the bill. It will be a love triangle," producer Mukesh Bhatt said.

The horror franchise ‘Raaz’ is produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt under the banner Vishesh Films. The first and the third films of the series were directed by Vikram Bhatt, while the second one was helmed by Mohit Suri.

‘Raaz 4’ is presently in pre-production stage. The film will go on floors in December and is likely to release by the middle of next year, according to the producer.

The first in the series was released in 2002 and starred Dino Morea and Bipasha Basu in the role of a couple desperate to save their marriage who move into a new house in Ooty, only to find themselves in a ghostly conspiracy. Its sequel ‘Raaz: The Mystery Continues’saw Emraan Hashmi playing a painter whose art predicts the future of a model played by Kangana Ranaut. The film released in 2009.

‘Raaz 3’ came out in 2012 and marked the return of Bipasha Basu to the series. She played a fading movie star who uses black magic to destroy her younger rival, played Esha Gupta, and hold on to her love Emraan Hashmi.