Pack your bags, because it is time to go on a trip down memory lane and reminisce those good old carefree college days with director Nitesh Tiwari’s ‘Chhichhore’. With an ensemble cast, engaging story, this film packed with emotion will hope to give moviegoers lessons on love, life and most of all, friendship.
Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma, Naveen Polishetty, Prateik Babbar, Tushar Pandey and Tahir Bhasin in significant roles this one has a lot in store for fans so we bring to you five reasons to catch a screening when the film hits theatres this weekend.
A film based on friendship
Be it ‘Dil Chata Hai’ or ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’, Indian cinema has produced some epic movies that have redefined friendship. Director Nitesh Tiwari with his ensemble cast will hope to add another one to the list with their slice-of-life movies that celebrate this special bond forged between kids as they fumble their way into adulthood and beyond.
Nitesh Tiwari returning to the director’s chair
After wooing the audience over with his unique style of filmmaking, Nitesh Tiwari will now present the audience with his latest film ‘Chhichhore’. Known to make movies with socially relevant undertones, the director will send his audience back to school with his next and pack along nuggets of nostalgia, vibrant energy, romance, comedy, those competitive PT classes and the little joys of hostel life.
Shraddha Kapoor and Sushant Singh Rajput’s fresh on-screen pairing
At a time when film buffs have become bored of the usual tried and tested castings, Shraddha Kapoor paired opposite Sushant Singh Rajput, comes as a welcomed change. It is almost hard to believe that ‘Chhichhore’ will be their first film collaboration in their career spanning over 6 years. Considering that this will not be the usual love story we are used to seeing in Bollywood, it will be interesting to watch Shraddha and SSR spark off a chemistry on-screen. We also can’t wait to see Shraddha hold her own and what role her character plays in this all-boys drama.
Drastic on-screen transformations of the lead cast
All abode the ‘Chhichhore’ time machine as we see an entire cast transition from raucous young college teens into older, wiser and greyer characters who have had their fair shares of battles in this journey called life. The star cast reportedly underwent gruelling training to nail the mannerisms that best fit their characters. The film will reportedly see the stars in their older avatars going on a nostalgia trip reminiscing their college days and hoping their bittersweet memories will help save a teenager, who has lost all will to live.
An elaborate Rs 9 crore set erected for the theme song
This winding journey down memory lane will be a bumpy ride, but rest assure it will have some peppy and catchy soundtracks to make it all worth the while. It was reported a while back that the song which will roll with the end credits was shot on a Rs 9 crore set. This track also marks the reunion of choreographers Bosco and Caesar who have come together after three years for this track. The reports also added that the special part about this song is that the lead stars will dance with their older versions and will best bring out the stark differences between the older and younger characters.