The official teaser of Chup: Revenge Of The Artist was released Saturday by the makers of the film. The R Balki film has been described as an ‘ode’ to Guru Dutt, and the teaser was shared on the 58th anniversary of the late filmmaker’s death. The teaser showed the first glimpse of Dulquer Salmaan, Sunny Deol and Shreya Dhanwanthary from the film. Read also| Guru Dutt’s Kaagaz Ke Phool: Painting the Tragedy of the Glamor World on the Silver Screen
Dulquer Salman took to his Twitter account to share the teaser, captioning it: “You are an ambition and inspiration to all of us, here’s to you Guru Dutt ji! #ChupRevengeOfTheArtist.” Shreya Dhanwanthary also shared the teaser, writing, “Here’s to remember Guru Dutt ji, the one who gave us the sweetest smelling Kaagaz Ke Phool #ChupRevengeOfTheArtist.” Amitabh Bachchan also shared the teaser on Twitter.
The teaser video started with Dulquer singing “happy birthday” to the tune of Geeta Dutt’s song Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam from Guru Dutt’s 1959 film Kaagaz Ke Phool. He sang the song while cutting newspapers to make flowers and then making one. make a bouquet. He then handed his gift to Shreya, whose voice in the background said, “Guru Dutt ke birthday pe kaagaz ke phool. Kaagaz Ke Phool (the movie) ko us waqt bahot critique kiya tha na (Flowers made of paper on Guru Dutt’s birthday. Kaagaz Ke Phool got a lot of critique after its release, right)?”
Sunny Deol also appears in the teaser for a few seconds, before someone yells ‘chup’. Four red stars appear on the screen, bleeding on the title of the film, as the original Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam begins to play.
The film is a psychological thriller written and directed by R Balki. The filmmaker calls it an “ode” to Guru, who died on October 10, 1964 at the age of 39. Balki said in a statement last year: “Chup is a tribute to the sensitive artist, and Guru Dutt says I’ve had the story for a long time and I’m glad we’ve finally written it and are almost done filming.” The teaser said the film, which also stars Pooja Bhatt, is “coming soon.”
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