Title – Bulbbul
Genre – Social Issue Dramas
Cast &Crew –
Bulbbul is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language movie, written and directed by Anvita Dutt. Produced by Anushka Sharma and Karmesh Sharma, the film stars Tripti Dimri, Avinash Tiwary, Paoli Dam, Rahul Bose, and Parambrata Chattopadhyay.
Channel / Available on– Netflix
Director– Anvita Dutt
Writer- Anvita Dutt
Producer – Anushka Sharma and Karmesh Sharma
Star Cast – Tripti Dimri, Avinash Tiwary, Paoli Dam, Rahul Bose, and Parambrata Chattopadhyay.
Plot – A young lady grows up to be a cryptic lady managing her family unit, holding an agonizing past as powerful homicides of men plague her town.
The Review Breakdown –
Story/Screenplay- Set in a dated colonial 18th century in Bengal when child marriage was a common practice, having multiple wives were OK, a crime against women was not spoken in public, and Thakur of the village was the judge. The movie starts with the child marriage to one of the Thakurs’ family eldest male member. The newly married bride child becomes friends with the youngest Thakur male child member.20 years after the marriage when the youngest Thakur member returns home from London after completing his law degree, he finds his eldest brother’s child bride is all grown up and abandoned, his second elder brother is killed and his village is under attack by the witch as inverted footprints are found near each dead bodies of men. As he heads the investigation of all dead men including his brother, a dark secret is revealed which includes crimes against women in the village and his own family. Very predictable right?
Direction – The direction is really good the horror sequence in the film is not just for frightening the audience but it has some logic behind it. Also, the two scenes in the film are heart-wrenching which is difficult for a woman to watch.
Acting– Tripti Dimri is splendid, her act is the one to pay special mind to. Paoli Dam is Wonderful as Binodini. Avinash Tiwari is Another Revelation in this Film. Rahul Bose is likewise incredible. Parambrata Chattopadhyay is Phenomenal
Music – The background music is very great and suits the frightfulness of the film. The violin tunes are easily mixed as though it feels like a blood course through veins.
Highlight – This fable- horror is fantastically presented by the makers. The best part is the cinematography, storyline, costumes, and the look of the 19th century portrayed by the makers. The storyline showing the essence of Bengali culture with the blend of social messages regarding child marriage and women violence makes it worth watch.
Overall – The acting of every actor in the film is awesome. Cinematography, background music is superb and keeps you hooked as the movie progresses. The use of the color palette according to the nature of the script is simply amazing! Though sometimes it is felt overused but goes very well with the scenes. Rahul Bose again superb performance, Tripti Dimri was great, Avinash Tiwary, Paoli Dam, and Parambrata Chattopadhyay did justice to their role. Overall, it is a one time watch slow-paced storytelling classic horror drama with a superb performance by all actors.
A young lady grows up to be a cryptic lady managing her family unit, holding an agonizing past as powerful homicides of men plague her town.
- Outstanding performance by all characters. Especially actress who played the role of Bulbbul.
- It's a different but unique style.
- Such a storyline which keeps you engage till the end.
- The climax is very impressive.
- Screenplay is a little slow.