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Tumbbad (2018)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 12 October 2018 (India)
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A mythological story about a goddess who created the entire universe. The plot revolves around the consequences when humans build a temple for her first-born.
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Credited cast:
Sohum Shah Sohum Shah ... Vinayak Rao
Jyoti Malshe Jyoti Malshe ... Vinayak's Mother
Anita Date ... Vaidehi - Vinayak's Wife
Ronjini Chakraborty ... Vinayak's Mistress
Deepak Damle Deepak Damle ... Raghav
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cameron Anderson Cameron Anderson ... Sgt Cooper
Dhundiraj Prabhakar Jogalekar ... Young Vinayak
Madhav Hari Joshi Madhav Hari Joshi ... Sarkaar
Piyush Kaushik Piyush Kaushik ... Grandmother
Harish Khanna ... Raja - Samsthanik
Anika Radhakrishnan Anika Radhakrishnan ... Twin
Arohi Radhakrishnan Arohi Radhakrishnan ... Twin
Mohammad Samad Mohammad Samad ... Pandurang (as Mohd Samad)
Rudra Soni Rudra Soni ... Sadashiv


Set in Tumbbad in the 1920s, the story revolves around the three generations of a family facing the consequences when they build a temple for the first-born of a goddess, named Hastar--he who must not be worshiped. Hastar is a terrible entity who can curse a person yet also can grant gold coins. And the story put emphasis on human nature and the never ending greed. The myth of Hastar is, when the Goddess of Prosperity created the world she gave birth to Hastar followed by 16 Crore Gods and Goddesses. Hastar being her first born was her favorite child, but Hastar was very greedy. When the Goddess of Prosperity offered Hastar the ownership of all the gold in the universe or all the food, he took the gold as well as tried to take over the food in his greed fighting with his brothers and sisters. The 16 crore gods and goddesses overpowered Hastar and when they tried to kill him, the Goddess of Prosperity intervened and begged for his life. The 16 crore gods and goddesses accepted her ...

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Film first went into production in 2008 with Nawaazuddin Siddiqui but got shelved as the producer backed out. See more »


Vinayak's Mother: Sleep, else Hastar will come for you.
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Original Score Composed & Produced by Jesper Kyd
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Definitely original a masterpiece
12 October 2018 | by avinash_me_28See all my reviews


With this movie , indian film making has definitely gained a certain level of maturity . I have lost my faith in horror cum thriller zone movies which are produced in india, in past all they do is cut copy paste. This movie is definitely original. They do not use sudden creepy sound effects or the old tricks of moving camera over the shoulder. The director completely relies on the story to work and it works. The camera lenses are well used to portray the claustrophobic scenes . The production value is top notch , totally uplifts the movie. Most of the scene includes rain , the greens and a dark environment which works superbly . Director duo do not try to scare you through formula film making methods. They don't even try to do that ,it's the story and the environment which worked for them. Most of the scenes are designed in low light conditions but the contrast is high enough to attract your eye's attention towards the character. Actors have pulled there character successfully specially Soham Shah who is also the producer. A thousand year old myth , greed, deep dark corner of a humen's psyche , a monster (within and out too), ajay atul's precise background score , the spellbound scenic value and a world class direction . There is so much more this movie has to offer. The masala movie watcher may not able to appreciate the movie as it must be but this movie definitely deserves a sensible class of audience.

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