The trailer for the upcoming movie Dial 100 was released on Tuesday. Manoj Bajpayee plays a switchboard operator in the original movie ZEE5.
At the trailer, Manoj’s Nikhil Sood starts his shift in the control room just like any other day. And eventually he takes a phone call that gives him the creeps. As he struggles to understand the strange nature of the conversation, he finds himself in the middle of a tricky situation. It is a life and death situation with a high stakes. His wife and son are held hostage by a troubled woman, played by Neena Gupta, who seems to act out of deep despair. Neena’s character Seema Palwa has lost her child and for some reason she blames the operator for her personal tragedy. The trailer suggests a plot setup similar to Halle Berry’s 2013 physiological thriller The Call.
Speaking of Dial 100, Manoj Bajpayee said in a statement: “It is a unique film with many twists and turns that will captivate the audience until the very end. I feel quite kicked that the announcement itself has sparked so much interest and excitement. Dial 100 was an experience for me, and I’m sure the audience will feel the same after watching it.”
Director Rensil D’Silva adds: “When we make a film about a story that only runs for one night, we have to make sure that there is never a dull moment. That’s what Dial 100 promises from start to finish – an entertaining thriller with great performances, a captivating story and some jaw-dropping moments.”
Dial 100, in which Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar also play an important role, will premiere on ZEE5 on August 6.