Making biographical films is the new trend in Bollywood these days. It became very popular and reached its peak with the outstanding success of films like Bhaag Mikha Bhaag, Mary Kom, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, Paan Singh Tomar, 83 and many more. These sports biopics developed fan interest in what people call new age cinema.
Recently, we witnessed another sports biopic “Praveen Tambe”, based on the life journey of the promising Indian cricketer who made his IPL debut at the age of 41. After that, cricket fans are eagerly awaiting Taapsee Pannu’s Shabaash Mithu based on the life of Indian Women Cricket Team’s Test and ODI Captain Mithali Raj.
Get ready to witness another unique and promising biopic that will be inspiring and humorous. No this time we are not talking about a sports biographical drama, titled Tarla will be based on the life of the famous Indian writer, chef, cookbook author and host of numerous cooking shows. This is the first time the Hindi film industry has portrayed the true story of a chief on screen.
The late cooking queen, who died in 2013, ran India’s largest cooking website and published a bi-monthly magazine, ‘Cooking & More’. Her first cookbook was “The Pleasures of Vegetarian Cooking” which was published in 1974 and since then she has written over 100 books and shared over 10 million copies. Her cooking shows include “The Tarla Dalal show” and “Cook It Up With Tarla Dalal”.
Tarla Star Cast & Makers
Versatile actress Huma Qureshi stars in this upcoming biopic. She is among the few actresses who have reached new heights in the industry, recently showed her action avatar in the Tamil movie Valimai.
The ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ actress is best known for movies like Dedh Ishkiya, Badlapur, Jolly LLB 2 and others. She was last seen in Valimai, with megastar Ajith Kumar in the lead role. It was released on February 24, 2022 and received mixed reactions from audiences as well as critics. She also appeared in Alia Bhatt with Gangubai Kathiawadi.
Along with Huma, actor Sharib Hashmi also plays a crucial role in the movie ‘Tarla’. He is best known for playing JK Talpade in Amazon Prime Video’s spy thriller The Family Man, starring actor Manoj Bajpayee, who played his iconic character named Srinkant Tiwari.
The film is directed and written by debutant Piyush Gupta, who has written films like Dangal and Chhichhore and it is financed by Ronnie Screwvala, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tiwari under the RSVP and Earthsky banners. Gautam Ved is the film’s co-writer.
Tarla first look
On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, Huma announced the film with a poster featuring her in a never-before-seen avatar. In the poster, she can be seen wearing a colorful saree and giving us a resemblance to cooking queen Tarla Dalal. Looked:
#tarla ke tadke se aata hai mann mein ek hi sawaal 🤔
Kab milega mauka to discover unke swaad ka kamaal 🤩 🍛🍴
Miliye Tarla Dalal se aur jaaniye unki masaledaar kahaani👩🏻🍳
Film now!@sharibhashmi #PiyushGupta @RonnieScrewvala @ashwinyiyer pic.twitter.com/AfbaTqH3jF
— Huma S Qureshi (@humasqureshi) April 19, 2022