R. Balki’s upcoming psychological thriller, ‘Chup: Revenge of the Artist’ features a serial killer who hunts down film critics. The film stars Sunny Deol, Dulquer Salmaan, Pooja Bhatt and Shreya Dhanwanthary.
Here’s all you need to know about ‘Chup: Revenge of the Artist’, which hits cinemas on Friday, September 23.
1. This film is Balki’s first foray in the thriller genre.
2. Balki credits the late filmmaker Guru Dutt as inspiration as the film depicts the trauma of an artist suffering from severe criticism.
3. The movie has many references to Dutt, his films and also features music from his films.
4. Balki has co-written the script with Rishi Virmani and well-known film critic-turned writer Raja Sen.
5. Amitabh Bachchan, Balki’s frequent collaborator, has a cameo in the movie.
6. Deol and Bhatt share screen space after almost three decades; they were last seen together in ‘Angrakshak’ in 1995.
7. The movie’s makers are promoting ‘Chup’ by way of a cheeky campaign. They will host a special free preview for the audience on Tuesday, September 20. The purpose of this campaign is to allow people to watch and review the film before critics.
People review first.
More details to follow. Watch this space for more updates.#ChupPublicFreeView #ChupOn23September #ChupRevengeOfTheArtist#RBalki @iamsunnydeol @shreyadhan13 @PoojaB1972 @HopeProdn @PenMovies @vishalsinha_dop @jayantilalgada #GauriShinde pic.twitter.com/xhM3Zuy9Bu
— Dulquer Salmaan (@dulQuer) September 17, 2022
The special preview will be held in 11 cities across the country, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune and more. Bookings are open on BookMyShow.
Booking opens tomorrow at 12 noon on @bookmyshow
– Rated A, for audiences aged 18 and above.
– One user can book a maximum of 2 tickets.
– Subject to availability.#ChupPublicFreeView#ChupOn23September #ChupRevengeOfTheArtist pic.twitter.com/mFpZyi55lG
— Dulquer Salmaan (@dulQuer) September 18, 2022