'An Absolutely Unpredictible Film' Read What Directors Think About Irrfan Khan's Blackmail

'An Absolutely Unpredictible Film' Read What Directors Think About Irrfan Khan's Blackmail

A middle-aged married man stuck in a full time job and unexciting life. Now where have I seen that? Oh, yes! My uncles, my neigbours, the person I buy groceries from, etc etc. But there is more to Dev's story. When Dev finds out his wife is cheating on him, he secretly blackmails his wife and her lover as a form of revenge. Why? Well, you're losing your wife to infidelity, might as well make some money out of the betrayal, right? But things don't go quite as Dev had planned. What happens when the blackmailer gets blackmailed instead?

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Wouldn't you be interested in paying 300 bucks, buying yourself a large popcorn combo and watching Irrfan Khan's action-comedy-thriller Blackmail? If not the chilling trailer, we've some B-town approved reviews that will definitely covince you.

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We all know that Irrfan Khan is in UK undergoing a treatment for the 'rare disease' he has been diagnosed with - Neuroendocrine tumour. So the film's co-producer, Priya Gupta, thought of starting the movie promos on a sweet note.

After a spot-on review from Irrfan's Piku co-star, Amitabh Bachchan...

...a special screening was organised for the Bollywood biggies. Here's how the filmmakers of Blackmail planned to promote the film in Irrfan's absense - by showing it to the people who understand cinema the best, the directors, of course.

Rajkumar Hirani, Amol Gupte, Nishikant Kamat, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Meghna Gulzar, Sudhir Mishra, among others, attended this screening and the response from them is just so overwhelming.

Here's what the Lagaan director Ashutosh Gowariker had to say:

Followed by Meghna Gulzar, the daughter of legendary lyricist and Bollywood favourite, Gulzar. She worked with Irrfan in Talvar and is now directing Alia Bhatt's upcoming Raazi.

What the Lipstick Under My Burkha director, Alankrita Shrivastava, thought about the thriller:

Sold, right?

Blackmail, releasing this Friday on April 6, also stars Kirti Kulhari (you might have seen her in the movie Pink), Urmila Matondkar, Divya Dutta and Aronoday Singh. Book your tickets now!

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