Chup’s OTT rights bagged by Zee5, R Balki’s ‘Chup!’ starring Dulquer Salmaan to start streaming from Nov 25


  • R Balki and his team informed that the story of Chup! has been inspired by Guru Dutt’s film Kaagaz Ke Phool
  • Critics and fans have appreciated the film’s story, execution and performances
  • Fans can watch Chup on Zee5 from November 25.

Hindi-language psychological crime thriller Chup! was released in theatres in September 2022. It is now going to make its way to the OTT platforms. The OTT rights were bagged much earlier, and the OTT release date has now been announced.

Chup! Cast and Crew

Written and directed by R. Balki, Chup stars renowned names like Sunny Deol, Dulquer Salmaan, Shreya Dhanwanthary and others. Produced by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Jayantilal Gada, Gauri Shinde, and Anil Naidu, under Hope Production, makers have also roped in Pooja Bhatt and Saranya Ponvannan to deliver supporting roles. The screenplay has been written by R. Balki, Raja Sen and Rishi Virmani. The eminent Sneha Khanwalkar and Amit Trivedi have given the music for the film, while Swanand Kirkire and Sahir Ludhianvi penned the lyrics.

Cinematography has been done by Vishal Sinha, and Nayan Bhadra has done the editing of Chup!.

Chup! OTT release date and where to watch

Chup! was released across the world in September 2022 and garnered a positive response. The digital rights of Chup! have been purchased by Zee5 and the movie will start steaming from November 25.

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Chup! Trailer and Story

The story of Chup! revolves around a serial killer on a mission to kill film critics who have given negative and dishonest reviews. Upon knowing about the case, the police begin the investigation led by Arvind Mathur, who aims to catch the killer. He is on the loose in Mumbai and has been committing gruesome crime one after another. Besides the killer, Nila Menon, and Dr. Zenobia Shroff, have also been roped in the case.

Chup! Background

Filmmaker R Balki announced that the film has taken inspiration from legendary actor Guru Dutt’s work and that the team focused on depicting the pain artists who received false criticism for their work. Marking Dutt’s 97th birth anniversary, the team announced the film, paying tribute to his popular work, Kaagaz Ke Phool.

Chup! Review and Box Office

The film received a positive response from critics and the audience. Reviewers said that Chup was layered, intriguing and watchable as the story was presented with refreshing aspects. Twists and turns were incorporated to maintain the suspense. Performances by the actors were also lauded.

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On the box office front, Chup, which was made at a budget of approximately Rs 10 crores, collected more than Rs 20 crores worldwide.

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10