Amitabh Bachchan saw Irrfan Khan starrer upcoming release ‘Blackmail’ in a pre-release screening and took to micro blogging website in order to shower praises on it. Bachchan seemed to have really liked the film and did not miss out even on one single element of the film in his applauds. He pointed out about Irrfan’s unbelievable performance in the film and the story he found so exemplifying. Bachchan is usually not the one to promote other people’s films through his tweets unless and until he has really liked it .
Blackmail is going to release next week on 6 April and audience anticipation is already building for a dark comedy like this. Coming from the director of Delhi Belly, the genre of the two looks similar as far as treatment of humor is concerned but story line is totally different. In Blackmail, Irrfan is playing the role of a husband who decides to blackmail his own wife when he peeks her with her lover in their bedroom. Since this is a comedy of errors, his plan somehow starts to get revealed to other people to an extent that he now has to pay for his own blackmailing.
He gets to stuck in a position from where there is no turning back and the life is already messed up now. In the opening shot of the trailer, he is telling that story to someone over a drink about how he blackmailed his wife and it is fascinating because why does he need to confess and at which point in time. The confession could be the ed of the film or the starting if this is a circular narration. Music of the film is already a very big hit in the market which helps in building a good first day collections from which point content starts to work.