Filmmaker R Balki has unveiled the silent teaser today, July 9, on the birthday of Bollywood legend Guru Dutt. Paying tribute to him, the teaser directly refers to the criticism that Guru Dutt received at the time of the release of his masterpiece Kaagaz Ke Phool.
Talking about the teaser, R Balki said, “Guru Dutt’s Kaagaz Ke Phool is one of the many films that are seen as iconic today, but were severely criticized upon release. Should we be more sensitive to an artist’s work or should artists be less sensitive to what is being written about their work.”
Is silent R Balki Debut in the genre of Blood and Murder. A thriller of global importance, the film is being conceptually touted as the first of its kind in the world. His films have always piqued the interest of fans, critics and peers alike as his subject matter often grabs headlines. Breaking the clutter, the disruptive filmmaker has made a lasting impact with his groundbreaking ideas and original ideology.
The power-packed cast of the film is titled Sunny Deol, South cinema superstar Dulquer Salmaan, Shreya Dhanwantri, who made a mark for herself with Scam: 1992, and Pooja Bhatt, who recently made a comeback in a big way. Bombay Begum, The film is directed by R Balki and produced by Gauri Shinde, Hope Filmmakers and Penn Studio. The original story is by R Balki, the screenplay and dialogues are co-written by R Balki, critic-turned-writer Raja Sen and Rishi Virmani.
Dr. Jayantilal Gada (Pen Studios) presents the film and worldwide distribution is done by Pen Marudhar. The director of photography is Vishal Sinha and the music directors are Amit Trivedi, Sneha Khanvilkar and Aman Pant. Pranab Kapadia and Anirudh Sharma are the co-producers of the film.