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Thappad (2020)

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Thappad is a story of Amrita whose seemingly perfect life is shattered when her husband slaps her once in a party. But is one slap enough to question what a relationship stands for?

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Anubhav Sinha

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taapsee Pannu ... Amrita Sabharwal
Pavail Gulati ... Vikram Sabharwal
Kumud Mishra ... Sachin Sandhu - Amrita's Father
Ratna Pathak Shah ... Sandhya Sandhu - Amrita's Mother
Maya Sarao Maya Sarao ... Netra Jaisingh
Geetika Vidya Ohlyan ... Sunita
Tanvi Azmi ... Sulakshana Sabharwal - Vikram's Mother
Naila Grewal ... Swati
Dia Mirza ... Shivani James Fonseca
Ram Kapoor ... Advocate Pramod Gujral
Ankur Rathee ... Karan Sandhu
Manav Kaul ... Rohit Jaisingh
Gracy Goswami ... Sania Foncseca
Santanu Ghatak Santanu Ghatak ... Subodh
Harssh Singh ... Rajhans
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Amrita and Vikram Sabharwal are happily married Vikram works in a reputed company while Amrita is a homemaker and her life surrounds only around him.Vikram gets promotion and they are soon to shift to London and throw a celebration party at the party Vikram finds that he wont be heading the London office and will have to work under his junior.Vikram gets in tiff with his colleague for the same while Amrita is trying to stop him and gets slapped by him this incident hurts her very badly and life does not remain the same for while Amrita decides to leaves the house and shift at her parents place further also taking the matter to the court. Written by alex.mjacko@gmail.com

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Pavail Gulati was nervous before slapping Tapsee Pannu in the slapping scene.Taapsee Pannu came to him and said.Just don't think about anything. Ghumake Laga De'. See more »

Quotes

Vikram Sabharwal: I didn't know you smoked.
Swati: You're not supposed to know.
Vikram Sabharwal: Does Karan know ?
Swati: We kiss sometimes.
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'Thappad' is not only a movie about feminism but also about relationships and anxiety
28 February 2020 | by AIOS-ReviewsSee all my reviews

'Thappad' is actually better than most of the Bollywood movies we usually appreciate. Seeing movies like 'October' or 'Piku' having a rating of 7.5 and 7.6 respectively and movies like 'Uri' a rating of 8.4 genuinely makes me realize that the Indian audience doesn't make sense. Ever. That's why our movies don't do any good internationally. Because the audience here is more in love with propaganda than actually the movie and its technique. To praise 'Thappad' I just can simply say, it's the best Bollywood movie I've seen since October (2018). As an old guy of Bollywood, I can assure people that we don't usually get such well written, performed, act or shot movies that basically a good movie needs to be. With Article 15, last year Anubhav Sinha already set a landmark of Bollywood films but 'Thappad' is even better with fewer cliches. It's not just a movie of women empowerment or feminism. The way this movie portrays relationships I don't remember if I've ever seen such in Bollywood. The story is first and foremost about a woman protesting about that she can't be beaten by her husband even a slap, or even for once. The performance of Tapsee Pannu here is as good as Kristen Dunst in 'Melancholia' and that's a huge compliment. Also, I can't forget but appreciate the performance of Pavail Gulati. It doesn't matter if a man to a woman or a woman to man or a kid to kid, you can't ever beat anybody for anything. And that's a fact. (8.5/10)


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