Dial 100 is a 2021 Indian Hindi-language thriller drama film directed by Rensil D’Silva and produced by Sony Pictures Films India, Siddharth P.Malhotra and Sapna Malhotra. The film stars Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta and Sakshi Tanwar in the lead roles. The film premiered on 6 August 2021 on ZEE5. It was loosely inspired from the Danish film The Guilty.
Nikhil Sood (Manoj Bajpayee) is an overworked and underpaid police officer who one night gets a call on the emergency helpline number 100 from a woman who is threatening to commit suicide. Nikhil asks for her details and says he needs that in order to help her but the woman firstly hesitates and then refuses saying she is going to die soon anyway. On the different note Inspector Nikhil’s wife Prerna (Sakshi Tanwar) phones to alert him that she thinks their son Dhruv (Svar Kamble) could be back to his old habits of being a drug peddler. She continues to tell him that Dhruv leaves home late at night same as when he leaves for his late night shift. Nikhil rings his son and somehow makes him understand and return home quickly. But before that the mysterious women who called Nikhil threatening suicide reaches his house and holds Prerna captive. The woman forces Prerna to sit in her car and calls Nikhil after having a second conversation he realizes that she is Seema Palav whose son died in hit an run case and a rich spoilt brat Aman Mehra’s car was the one that hit him. The case got shut down due to pressure from the city’s big wigs and the woman thinks Dhruv also had a hand in it. Seema’s motive is only revenge by killing Aman, hence the reason she has kidnapped Prerna. She wants Dhruv to get Aman to her. Will she succceed??
Directed by Rensil D’Silva
Written by Rensil D’Silva
Dialogues: Niranjan Iyengar
Screenplay by Rensil D’Silva
Produced by Sony Pictures Films India, Siddharth P.Malhotra & Sapna Malhotra
Starring Manoj Bajpayee, Neena Gupta, Sakshi Tanwar
Cinematography Anuj Rakesh Dhawan
Edited by Asif Ali Shaikh
Music by Raju Singh
Production Sony Pictures Films India & Alchemy Films
Distributed by ZEE5
Release date 6 August 2021
Running time 104 minutes