Usha Jadhav, national award winner as a best actress was surprisingly selected to star opposite Big B Amitabh Bachchan in Bhootnath sequel. The filmmakers decided to replace Juhi Chawla the original star cast with Marathi actress Usha Jadhav. Usha expressed her happiness and speaking about her role said she will be seen as a widow in the sequel. Usha earlier starred with Amitabh in Kaun Banega Crorepati promotional ads. Usha made her debut with Traffic Signal and won award with Marathi film Daag. Nitish Tiwari is directing the sequel.