On Saturday, the makers of Sunny Deol and Dulquer Salmaan’s ‘Chup: Revenge of the Artist’ shared the official teaser of the film.
The film directed by R. Balki is being referred to as an “ode” to Guru Dutt, and the official teaser of the film was released on the 58th anniversary of the late filmmaker's passing.
Dulquer Salmaan tweeted the teaser with the caption, “You are an aspiration and inspiration to us all, here’s to you #GuruDutt ji! ChupRevengeOfTheArtist #RBalki @sunnydeol @PoojaBhattOfficial @shreyadhan13 @HopeProdn @PenMovies @saregama @ItsAmitTrivedi (sic).”
You are an aspiration and inspiration to us all, here’s to you #GuruDutt ji!💕 #ChupRevengeOfTheArtist#RBalki @sunnydeol @PoojaBhattOfficial @shreyadhan13 @HopeProdn @PenMovies @saregama @ItsAmitTrivedi pic.twitter.com/DTPDblYKRu
— Dulquer Salmaan (@dulQuer) July 9, 2022
Dulquer is seen crafting a flower-shaped bouquet out of cut newspapers in the teaser. He can be heard singing “Happy Birthday” to the tune of Guru Dutt's Kaagaz Ke Phool song ‘Waqt Ne Kya Haseen Sitam’. Dulquer gives Shreya a bouquet of paper flowers, and in exchange, she speaks about the criticism Kaagaz Ke Phool got upon its release. The teaser ends with someone screaming “Chup”. A brief shot featuring Sunny Deol's character is also included in the teaser.
In collaboration with Raja Sen and Rishi Virmani, Balki penned the script for the movie as well as the dialogues. The release date of ‘Chup' is yet to be announced.