Chappad Phaad Ke will be the online streaming platform's first original film.
Yoodlee's Chappad Phaad Ke to be released on Hotstar on 18 October
Mumbai - 16 Oct 2019 16:00 IST
Updated : 18:32 IST
The Yoodlee Films banner's Chappad Phaad Ke (2019) will arrive on Hotstar on 18 October. The dark comedy will be the first original film to be premiered on Hotstar VIP.
Directed by Sameer Joshi, the film stars Vinay Pathak, Ayesha Raza, Siddharth Menon and Sheetal Thakur as a Pune family who discover a bag filled with cash that adds up to Rs5 crore.
Gupchup family ke haath lagi hai ek bag! Kya ye bag dream hai ya nightmare? Find out in Chappad Phaad Ke, releasing on 18th October only on Hotstar VIP!@pathakvinay @sidmenon1 @RazaMishra @Sheetal__Thakur @saregamaglobal pic.twitter.com/DQt97fxjsf— Hotstar VIP (@HotstarVIP) October 15, 2019
The teaser shows Pathak and Raza as Sharad and Vaishali Gupshup who are at loggerheads when it comes to the unclaimed bag of money. While their children Shubham (Menon) and Ketaki (Thakur) are keen to spend it on stuff they need, Sharad is more cautious. What will happen when the police pay them an unexpected visit?
Yoodlee Films, which has previously released films like Ajji (2018) and Hamid (2019) on Netflix, now begins a new association with Hotstar.
In a statement, producer Siddharth Anand Kumar said, "This falls in line with our continuing commitment to make powerful stories translate on screen, that at once can be entertaining and socially relevant."
Varun Narang, Hotstar's chief product officer, said, "At Hotstar, it has been our constant endeavour to create meaningful and thought-provoking content that raises the bar on our storytelling prowess. With the latest addition of digital-first films to our Hotstar Specials label, movie lovers will now be able to enjoy high concept stories anytime, anywhere."