Anubhav Sinha’s Thappad is a truly groundbreaking and seminal film which is as relevant to this date as it would be 100’s of years ago. The movie clearly shows how the indian patriarchy acts when a mirror is shown to them. The realism which was suppressed is beautifully picturised.
Thappad Movie Cast
The movie stars Taapsee Pannu, Pavail Gulati, Ratna Pathak Shah, Tanvi Azmi, Dia Mirza, Kumud Mishra, Ram Kapoor and Sushil Kapoor. It is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Anubhav Sinha.
Thappad Movie Trailer
Thappad Movie Story
The movie naturally shows the journey of an ideal wife to self respected women. This is a meaningful film with a strong and powerful message that it is not right to raise your hand on a women even if it is for the first time or whatsoever. Taapsee played the role of Amrita. Amrita had a fixed daily routine. She wakes up early in the morning and gets busy in the daily chores. She helps her mother in law at cooking. And these are repeated many times in the movie to portray that this is her daily routine. Meanwhile in a party her husband slaps her. ‘PAR EK HI TOH THAPPAD THA, SHAADI MEIN ITNA COMPROMISE TOH CHALTA HAI NA’ – everyone says the same thing and everyone moves on till they realise that Amrita has refused to move on. This is a story of a women who says enough is enough, ‘EK THAPPAD HI SAHI PAR VO NAHI MAAR SAKTA’. Then you realise the movie is not just about one ‘Thappad’, it’s something more than that.
There’s just one song ‘Ek Tukda Dhoop’ that matches perfectly to the movie story. The lyrics are perfectly blended according to the movie story and dialogue. Mangesh Dhakde’s background score is really awesome.
Thappad Movie Performances
Taapsee is just extraordinary as she melts into her role. Amrita is not a strong, powerful character which is beautifully portrayed by Taapsee. Pavail Gulati had a tough role but he is superb in his task. All other co-stars have done a brilliant job and you would fall in love with them.
It is a type of movie which stays with you even after it is over. This movie does what powerful cinema does. It asks you questions and keeps you entertaining throughout the show. The film deserves utmost respect for exploring a topic that was much needed . Overall a complete worth watch in the cinemas and has a take away message that is very very important.