Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh’s movie ‘Kahaani’, starring Vidya Balan, is considered as one of the best thriller movies of Bollywood. Now, the director the director is back with his next movie ‘Badla’ that looks like a thrilling tale.
Shah Rukh Khan’s production company Red Chillies, which is producing the movie, released the first trailer of the movie today.
From the trailer it looks like Sujoy Ghosh has woven an intriguing tale in ‘Badla’ with Amitabh Bachchan as a lawyer defending Tapsee Pannu, who is accused of murder.
Amitabh Bachchan plays Badal Gupta, a criminal defence lawyer, who has not lose a case in more than 40 years, until he encounters his new client played by Taapsee Pannu. She is accused of murdering her lover.
She confesses to him she was secretly an affair with a man named Arjun. However, she denies murdering him. According to her version, someone soon found out and started blackmailing them and demanded a huge sum to keep their mouth shut. They ask the couple to come to an address. Upon reaching the hotel, she says that was knocked unconscious and woke up to find Arjun dead in the bathroom. The police arrived and found out that the door was locked from inside, leaving no chance for an intruder to force himself in, leaving Pannu as the only suspect. She tells Bachchan's character that she was definitely framed and the real perpetrator has successfully fled.
After listening to the story, Mr Gupta raises three question which stumps Taapsee, who can only say that she's being framed for the murder. Is she telling the truth?
‘Badla’ is Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu's second film together. They were earlier seen in National Award-winning film Pink, in which Mr Bachchan played Taapsee's lawyer.
“I am very excited about this film. People wait to work with him and I got to work with him twice in two years. It gives me lot of excitement and I hope the magic gets repeated. When people say, Bachchan sir and I are a hit pair, it excites me,” Taapsee had told PTI about their collaboration in ‘Badla’.
The crime thriller is an official remake of the 2016 Spanish hit The Invisible Guest. The remake has been produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Azure Entertainment.
‘Badla’ will release on March 8.