CHEF

Director
Raja Krishna Menon

Primary Cast
Saif Ali Khan

The film is an official Indian adaptation of Jon Favreau’s 2014 Hollywood hit, Chef, a breakthrough hit film that was written, produced and directed by Jon Favreau, who is also the director of the global blockbuster The Jungle Book.

It is the story of professional Chef Carl Casper, (played by Favreau himself). Carl, quits his job at a popular Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity to its controlling owner. As he tries to figure out his next move, he finds himself in his hometown, Miami, where he teams up with his ex-wife, friend and son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen and his zest for life and love. What follows is an endearing journey of relationships, self-discovery and success.

The original Chef had a famous supporting cast with the likes of Robert Downey Jr., Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson and Dustin Hoffman amongst others. The scripting for the Hindi adaptation is in its final stages and is being written keeping the Indian palate in mind. The Hindi adaptation will too have a food truck that will travel across five Indian cities.