Qala: Cast, synopsis, teaser & more

‘Qala’ is an intense story of the skilled titular playback singer who shares a complicated relationship with her mother. While trying to win her approval, Qala has to face her tragic past at the peak of her career.

Cast & creators

  • Triptii Dimri as Qala
  • Swastika Mukherjee
  • Babil Khan
  • Amit Sial

Written and directed by Anvitaa Dutt


“Set in the 1930s and late 1940s, Qala is the story of the young, eponymous playback singer. It is about her tragic past and the ways in which it catches up with her, causing her to unravel at the peak of her hard won success. But the beginning and end of her spiral is her relationship with her mother. The pathology of her upbringing and the neurosis it leads to.”

Other details

This film acts as the Bollywood debut of Babil Khan who is the son of late Bollywood legend Irrfan Khan. Also, the film has been produced by actor Anushka Sharma’s elder brother, Karnesh Ssharma.


Qala navigates her career in music while dealing with her gradually crumbling life. We see her mother and hints of the complicated relationship they share. Furthermore, Khan’s character is also shown performing a song.

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