Chup is the story of a psychopath killer who is targeting film critics. It’s a fast-paced thriller that raises many questions of the ethics of criticism. Can an Artist’s fate be decided by the opinions of a few? And on the other hand can art exist and evolve without being critiqued? Artists are artists because of their sensitivity. Is it fair to expect them to toughen up and absorb criticism with objectivity? Is it fair to expect critics to soften their opinions because of the fragility of an artist? What happens when an artist loses the balance?
A series of bizarre and disturbing murders rock the city of Mumbai. Film critics are being killed week-after-week with the release of every new film. Arvind Mathur, Head of Crime Branch Mumbai, is tasked with solving the case.
There has never been a serial killing case like this before. The victims are all executed very very differently. Every clue raises new questions. Each time they think they understand the killer’s modus operandi, the next murder flips the script. With the help of Zenobia, a criminal psychologist, they try and understand the mind of the killer to trap him.