Chutney: Tisca Chopra nails it in her new short story

Tisca Chopra

Tisca Chopra of Taare Zameen Par fame has moved on from actor to producer in her short film Chutney. The 15-minute movie, which additionally stars Adil Hussain and Rasika Duggal, sees Tisca de-glammed as she plays the housewife Vanita. The plot concentrates on how people who appear to be conventional can shroud some chilling insider facts and without giving ceaselessly any spoilers – the ending is complete shocker. Discussing her washed-out symbol, the actor said, “For me, pretty is boring. I love losing myself in the character. There are many people around us who go unnoticed as there is nothing striking about them. I used to often wonder if some of them had exciting stories to share. Vanita is one such person. She is ugly, cannot speak well, and is married into a family that is higher in status than hers, but what is inside her is amazing. In a way, it’s like the revenge of the geeks.”

Watch the short film below:

What’s more, what prompted to the film’s strange name? The Rahasya star clarified, “Isn’t spice a necessary aspect of our lives? However, much like Vanita, ‘chutney’ often goes unnoticed. Despite all its spiciness, it is never the centre of attention or attraction in the Indian diet; it is never served alone.”

Chutney has been released under Tisca’s banner The Eastern Way, as per a report in Times Of India. In a manner of speaking, this film has been really taking shape for quite a while. Tisca said, “Many years ago, I had performed it as a play and it stayed on in my mind. Recently, I met the director, Jyoti Kapur Das, and we started writing the script. The film has been shot with a feature-like quality.”

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