PLOT: The film tells the story of 6-year-old boy named Chintu, stuck in Iraq with family at the times of Saddam’s fall. It is April 2004, US-led allied forces have been in Iraq for a year now. All Indians have been brought home, so says the Indian government. But there are those who migrated to Iraq illegally, still waiting to find a way out. One such family prepares to celebrate the 6th birthday of their youngest member, Chintu. Their kind-hearted Iraqi landlord lends them a helping hand.
Vinay Pathak as Madan Tiwari
Tillotama Shome as Sudha Tiwari
Seema Pahwa as Nani
Bisha Chaturvedi as Lakshmi
Vedant Chibber as Chintu
Khalid Massou as Mahdi
Reginald L Barnes as Louis Jackson
Nathan Scholz as Darren Reed
Chintu Ka Birthday is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Devanshu Kumar and Satyanshu Singh. It is produced by comedians Tanmay Bhat, Rohan Joshi, Ashish Shakya and Gursimran Khamba of All India Bakchod under their banner Final Draft Ent.
The film was screened at the 2019 Jagran Film Festival and was supposed to be screened at the 2018 MAMI Film Festival but was dropped out of it after a sexual harassment allegation against one of its producer’s Khamba during the Me Too movement. Chintu Ka Birthday released on ZEE5 on 5th June 2020.
Chintu Ka Birthday Movie Rating:
Overall Hit ya Flop Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars (Good)
A well-made film with impressive performances and unprecedented script.