Urmila Matondkar celebrates 18 years of 'Bhoot', says the film was a 'huge risk'

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Mumbai, May 30 (PTI) Actor Urmila Matondkar on Sunday celebrated 18 years of Ram Gopal Varma-directed horror movie 'Bhoot' .

The 2003 supernatural horror film, written by Varma, revolved around a married couple (Ajay Devgn and Matondkar) who move into a flat that is haunted.

Matondkar, 47, said taking up the lead role in the film was a 'huge risk'.

'18 years of this film! It was a HUGE risk to take up this role that not many actresses would have even thought of,' she wrote on Instagram alongside a photograph of a scene from the movie.

Varma and Matondkar delivered many commercial and critical hits together including -- 'Rangeela', 'Daud', 'Satya' and 'Kaun'.

'Bhoot' was a box-office hit and the actor-politician won several awards for her performance as a possessed woman.

Varma made a sequel in 2012, titled 'Bhoot Returns', which starred actor Manisha Koirala. PTI KKP SHD SHD