The first look poster of Bhoot: Part One -The Haunted Ship starring Vicky Kaushal in the lead is out. Karan Johar shared the announcement on his official Twitter handle.

Bumi Pednekar will play the female lead in the film. Both will be collaborating for the first time on screen.

Bhanu Pratap Singh will be making his directorial debut with this horror film series. Earlier, Karan had revealed that the film’s announcement will be made on Monday.

Karan wrote, “Presenting ‘Bhoot: Part One – The Haunted Ship’! The first in the franchise, starring the supremely talented Vicky Kaushal, directed by Bhanu Pratap Singh. Sailing towards you on November 15, 2019.”

Under Dharma Productions banner, Karan Johar will be producing the film along with Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania fame director Shashank Khaitan.

The film is based on a real-life incident and is based around a haunted ship in Mumbai, revealed reports. Horror is a genre that Dharma will be experimenting with for the first time.

The title of the film shares the same name as Ram Gopal Varma’s (RGV) 2003 film starring Ajay Devgn in the lead.

RGV responded to the announcement and wrote to Karan Johar on Twitter, “Hey @karanjohar the poster is looking WOW! Can’t wait to see the intense @vickykaushal09 in this genre.”

Bhoot is slated to release on 15th November 2019.