Saif Ali Khan to feature in the Indian remake of the Hollywood flick ‘Chef’
‘Chef’ is an upcoming Bollywood movie starring Saif Ali Khan and Padmapriya in the lead roles. This movie is the official remake of the American film ‘Chef’ starring Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr. and Sofia Vergara that was released in 2014. The movie is directed by Raja Krishna Menon, who had earlier directed the critically acclaimed blockbuster movie ‘Airlift’.
Before this, Saif Ali Khan worked in the movie ‘Rangoon’ and was highly appreciated for his performance in the movie, and this is the reason why director had cast Saif in the leading role.
The movie is about a chef who quits his job at a popular restaurant in Los Angeles and goes around the streets to launch a food truck along with his friend and son. This movie is not an exact copy of the Hollywood flick. The director has tweaked the script as per his requirements.
Saif Ali Khan will learn culinary skills especially for this movie. In fact, Saif will take training from the top chefs around the world to get his character right. The director said that this movie will be scripted from an Indian point of view, keeping in perspective the cuisines, street food, and Indian culture. The movie will be shot in various locations like Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan, Amritsar, Kerala.
Padmapriya plays the role of a professional Bharatanatyam. Sobhita Dhulipala, the actress who debuted in the movie ‘Raman Raghav 2.0’ will be seen playing Saif’s co-star in the movie ‘Chef’.
Svar Kamble, the child actor will be seen playing the role of Saif’s son in the movie. This movie will revolve around father-son relationship. Besides the main star cast, Dinesh Prabhakar and Chandan Roy Sanyal are the other important actors in the movie.
After the movie ‘Chef’, Saif Ali Khan will be seen in Nikkhil Advani’s next movie titled Baazar and Kalakaandi directed by Delhi Belly writer ‘Akshat Verma’
‘Chef’, produced by Bhushan Kumar, Vikram Malhotra and Bandra West Pictures ’is scheduled for a worldwide release on 14 July 2017.
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