Chehre is an upcoming 2021 release Indian Hindi-language film, that is based on the genre of a mystery thriller. The film is directed by Rumi Jaffery and produced by Anand Pandit under the banners of Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Saraswati Entertainment Private Limited. It star casts Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi in pivotal roles. Apart from them, the film also stars Krystle D'Souza, Rhea Chakraborty, Siddhanth Kapoor, Annu Kapoor, Dhritiman Chatterjee, and Raghubir Yadav in lead roles. In this story, Amitabh Bachchan will be portraying the role of a lawyer, while Emraan Hashmi stars as a business tycoon.
Earlier, the film was declared on 11 April 2019 and the shooting began on 10 May 2019. It was scheduled for worldwide release on 17 July 2020, but however, was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The release of the film has been preponed to 9 April 2021 from its earlier scheduled date of 30 April.
The movie is about a mature and elderly old man, who has a strong desire for a real-life game of Clue. The trailer shows Emraan as an ad agency executive who takes shelter at Amitabh's home in the mountains amid a dangerous snowstorm. Amitabh and his group of partners indulge Emraan in a game of crime and punishment. While it is interesting and intriguing at first, Emraan soon finds himself trapped with no way out.
The trailer also finally revealed the face of Rhea Chakraborty, towards the very ending part. She was not mentioned on the poster or the teaser. Rhea had posted her first look from the upcoming movie in July 2019, a year before she got involved in the complications revolving around her boyfriend, Sushant Singh Rajput's sudden demise.
Chehre is directed by Rumi Jaffery and portrays a story of polarised individuals fighting for justice against one crime. In the film, the audience will feel the essence of face-to-face 'verbal conflict' between Amitabh and Emraan.
The trailer is nearly two-minute-long and is filled of suspense, mystery and also features a short-time appearance of Rhea Chakraborty. After the demise of superstar, Sushant Singh Rajput, the actress has been trending on Twitter ever since the release of the trailer. In the film Chehre, Amitabh Bachchan represents the role of a criminal lawyer based in a hill station and Emraan Hashmi plays the role of an advertising agency's chief. Rhea's role in the film has not been revealed in the trailer and she appears only for a few seconds towards the end of the trailer. As the trailer kickstarts, it features Emraan in the middle of a dangerous snowstorm in the mountains. Emraan ends up taking shelter at Amitabh Bachchan's cottage.
In this film, the viewers will see Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi is debating on the justice system and also the criminal behavior. In this latest teaser, it has been heard that Annu Kapoor is talking about the genuine nature of human beings and he also demonstrated that there is no other person on earth who does not commit any crime in their entire lives. In the response, Emraan Hashmi also said that the innocent one is just that person who has not been caught easily after doing any crime.
As the story proceeds, Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi can be seen introducing themselves to each other and exchanging jokes. Amitabh Bachchan can be seen talking about Emraan's girlfriend (Krystle D'Souza) in the film. Soon, Emraan will be seen facing a real-life game of crime and justice by Amitabh Bachchan and his friends in the cottage. The game which is introduced as a mock trial of justice in the film resembles the board game Clue.
The trailer then features a few shots of Krystle D'Souza with her hands tied. The trailer takes a turn when Amitabh Bachchan tells Emraan that the court of their game depends and trusts only in judgment and not justice. This causes Emraan to panic as he realizes that he has been trapped in the house by Amitabh Bachchan and his companions. A scene then features Emraan with Rhea Chakraborty. In the scene, Emraan can be seen warning Rhea about Amitabh Bachchan and his friends.
The teaser promises an interesting and mysterious enough drama, with some hints of melodrama creeping in here and there. As the film is jam-packed with an amazing bunch of casts, one can expect an enjoyable, engaging time at the movie theatres with this one. Amitabh Bachchan shared the trailer and wrote, “Everybody is a suspect until proven guilty.. Are you ready to #FaceTheGame?”
On being asked about Rhea Chakraborty, Anand Pandit finally said in a statement as the Chehre trailer released, “There was never any question of not having Rhea in the film. She was, is, and will always be an integral part of Chehre. I don’t believe in getting swayed so easily.” Jafry has also promised that Rhea’s role has not been “cut at all”.
However, as long as Chehre’s two movie pivotal characters are taken into consideration m, Emraan Hashmi has his gangster drama, the Sanjay Gupta movie Mumbai Saga up for release, which will see him going up against John Abraham. Not too long ago, Emraan Hashmi featured in a music video for T-Series called “Lut Gaye.” On the other hand, superstar Amitabh Bachchan has a tight slide of movies on the verge of release, including the likes of Jhund and the fantasy-drama Brahmastra. The latter also features Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, and Nagarjuna.
The trailer comes to an end holding suspense as Emraan tries to figure out ways to either win the game or escape. Chehre will be Rhea Chakraborty's first on-screen character portrayal after the complications and disputes that happened around her late boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput's death She was also arrested by the NCB in connection with a drug case last year. Rhea is currently out on bail. Rhea had shared her first look from the film earlier in 2019 but the makers of Chehre did not reveal her look or character from the film until the release of the trailer