ZEE5 is set to release the acclaimed psychological revenge thriller, Chup: Revenge of the Artist, on their digital platform. The R Balki directorial, which stars Dulquer Salmaan and Sunny Deol, was a hit with audiences and critics when it was released in theaters on September 23. If you’re a fan of the thriller genre and enjoy films with a twist, then Chup is worth checking out. Here’s everything you need to know about the movie before it premieres on ZEE5 on November 25th. The movie will release in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.
Chup OTT Release Date and Platform
— ZEE5 (@ZEE5India) November 21, 2022
|OTT Release Date||OTT Platform||Theatrical Release Date||Language||Film Industry|
|25th November||Zee5 Premium||23rd September||Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam||Bollywood|
Chup Official Trailer
Chup Cast and Crew
This movie has an ensemble cast that transcends different film industries. The artists involved in the movie include Sameer Avhad, Amitabh Bachchan, Pooja Bhatt, Akash Boro, Sunny Deol, Ranjit Deval, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Anand Krishnan, Siddhant Mishra, Rukh Nabeel, Pyarali Nayani, Ajay Nikte, Saranya Ponvannan, Rajeev Ravindranathan, Dulquer Salmaan, Abhijit Sinha, Adhyayan Suman. The director of this movie is R. Balki, who also happens to be the writer of this movie, together with Raja Sen and Rishi Virmani.
|R Balki||Hope Productions||Sameer Avhad, Amitabh Bachchan, Pooja Bhatt, Akash Boro, Sunny Deol, Ranjit Deval, Shreya Dhanwanthary, Anand Krishnan, Siddhant Mishra, Rukh Nabeel, Pyarali Nayani, Ajay Nikte, Saranya Ponvannan, Rajeev Ravindranathan, Dulquer Salmaan, Abhijit Sinha, Adhyayan Suman||RS 10 crores INR||₹20.02 Cr|
In the teaser of the movie, we see DQ singing Happy Birthday while fashioning a bouquet of flowers out of a newspaper. You can also hear the iconic song “Waqt ne kiya kya haseen sitam”, from the 1959 Guru Dutt classic Kaagaz ke Phool, playing in the background. The story in this movie takes us through the life of a psychopath killer who is targeting film critics.
This is a fast-paced thriller which raises many questions about the rights and wrongs of criticism. Dulquer Salmaan plays a Bandra-based florist, whose shop gets found by a young journalist played by Shreya Dhanwantari. Both are attracted to each other. Meanwhile, Nitin Srivastav, a prominent film critic gets murdered at his residence. Inspector Arvind Mathur is given the case. Subsequent murders of critics take place as the movie proceeds. How all these get solved forms the crux of the movie.
- A report appearing in The Hindu on 23rd September 2022 praises the thriller, saying that it has its moments. It praises the movie overall.
- Bollywood Hungama, in a report dated 23rd September 2022 says that the story is unique, with fine performances by all the actors, especially by Shreya Dhanwantary, who has essayed an important role. There have been many movies about serial killers but this is the first one that is dealing with a killer targeting film critics.
- IMDb Rating: 8.3