Is Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley a true story? All about Vishal Bhardwaj's seriesCharlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley will be released on Sony Liv on September 27, 2023. Author : Malkit Singh
Affectionately called 'King of Adaptation', National Awardee-winner Vishal Bharwadwaj is slated to make his OTT debut with the murder mystery series titled- Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley. Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley will be released on Sony Liv on September 27, 2023. Courtesy of its gripping concept and stellar starcast, Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley's trailer is doing rounds on social media and fans are loving a typical Vishal Bharadwaj series. For the refresher, Vishal Bharadwaj has made movies like Omkara, Kaminey, Haider, Maqbool, and many more. Talking about starcast, Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley features critically acclaimed actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Wamiqa Gabbi, Lara Dutta, Gulshan Grover, Neena Gupta, Ratna Pathak Shah, Vivaan Shah, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Paoli Dam and more. Since the title of the movie has the name of a real-life place in India's Himachal Pradesh, the question arises whether Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley is a true story or Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley is a real story or not. To know the answer continue reading-
Is Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley a true story?
The answer is no. Vishal Bharadwaj-directorial Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley is a fictional story based on a murder-mystery novel titled The Sittaford Mystery written by Agatha Christie. Going by the trailer, Charlie Chopra & The Mystery Of Solang Valley revolves around the murder of a rich man named Brig. Meharbaan Singh Rawat played by Gulshan Grover and there are multiple suspects. However, it will be Charlie Chopra, played by Wamiqa Gabbi who has to unravel the mystery of Solang in order to prove her brother's innocence. Now, for those who are not aware of Agatha Christie's novel The Sittaford Mystery, below is what you need to know-
Agatha Christie's The Sittaford Mystery
As per the information available, The Sittaford Mystery is a work of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1931 under the title of The Murder at Hazelmoor and in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 7 September of the same year under Christie's original title. It was the first Christie novel to be given a different title for the US market. As the concept already discussed above, the novel was a murder mystery based in Sittaford,a tiny village on the fringe of Dartmoor. Notably, True Scoop News has decided not to discuss much about the novel's storyline as the series is yet to be released.
Actor Wamiqa Gabbi was quoted by a newswire saying, "I was meeting Vishal sir almost every second day. We were doing script reading, working on characters as much as possible and holding Zoom meetings with women detectives in India. I saw a lot of detective films. Charlie Chopra is an adaptation but Agatha Christie's book has western culture and characters. Vishal sir has done its Indian adaptation. India has several cultures so we can't be one-shade characters. All the characters of this film are multi-shaded...Core might be the same but characters are very different..."