Shahid Kapoor who was last seen in PADMAAVAT is now back with a bang in BATTI GUL METER CHALU along with Shraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Divyendu Sharma. The trailer of which was released today afternoon, the film is helmed by Shree Narayan Singh who has directed Akshay Kumar's TOILET: EK PREM KATHA?, the film BATTI GUL METER CHALU is a social drama which talks about electricty as a grave issue in Uttrakhand. The film talks about power theft.
BATTI GUL METER CHALU appears to be a love story in which Shahid plays a lawyer opposite Shraddha Kapoor. Divyendu Sharma stars as Shahid and Shraddha's close friend. The place deals with the problem of constant power failure. Under pressure of paying Rs. 1.5 lakh as electricity bill, Divyendu Sharma commits suicide. He fails to fight his battle with the electricity company. Later, Shahid takes over the fight to seek justice for his friend. Yami Gautam also plays a lawyer and has a blink-and-miss appearance in the trailer.
The film also has Supriya Pilagaokar, Fairda Jala in powerful roles.
BATTI GUL.. talks about a subject which hasn't been talked upon for long, The trailer looks good it has an underlying message as well as some humor quotient.