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Tarla teaser: Huma Qureshi steps into the shoes of celebrity chef Tarla Dalal

The Piyush Gupta-directed film will stream on ZEE5

Saikat Chakraborty Calcutta Published 23.05.23, 12:42 PM
A still from Tarla teaser

A still from Tarla teaser YouTube

Actress Huma Qureshi dons the hat of late celebrity chef and food writer Tarla Dalal in the teaser of Tarla, a film that follows the popular culinary artist’s journey from being a homemaker to becoming the kitchen guide for almost every homemaker in India.

Unveiled by ZEE5 on Monday, the one-minute-12-second-long teaser introduces Huma’s Tarla as an ambitious young woman who wants to do something in her life but is unable to realise her passion. With time she realises her love for cooking and goes from being an amateur cook to a professional chef. Eventually, she opens her home cooking classes and then goes on to run her own television shows.


The clip also gives a glimpse of Tarla’s life beyond her profession. It features heartfelt moments with her husband and children. The teaser promises the film as an out-and-out feel-good story.

“Prepare to be served with a dash of emotions, a sprinkle of inspiration and a garnish of flavourful entertainment in #Tarla on #ZEE5, coming soon,” ZEE5’s Instagram page wrote alongside the teaser.

Watch the teaser here:

Tarla is helmed by Piyush Gupta and is backed by Ronnie Screwvala, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tiwari. The film also features The Family Man actor Sharib Hashmi as Tarla’s husband.

Tarla Dalal was a food writer, chef, cookbook author and host of cooking shows. She specialised in Indian food, particularly Gujarati cuisine. She wrote over 100 books on food and sold more than 10 million copies. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2007. She died at the age of 77 on November 6, 2013, following a heart attack.

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