‘Mulk’ hits theatres, gets thumps up from critics and viewers
Mumbai: Rishi Kapoor starrer ”Mulk”, directed by Anubhav Sinha finally hits the screens today, after facing a lot of criticism before its release. Mulk’s lead actor Rishi Kapoor was also trolled on social media while he was promoting the film.
However, the movie has received big thumps up from critics as well as by viewers. Mulk features Taapsee Pannu, Rishi Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor, Ashutosh Rana, Neena Gupta, Prateik Babbar, Manoj Pahwa and Prachee Shah Pandya in lead roles.
Mulk is the story of a Muslim family trying to reclaim its lost honour. Ealier, Rishi Kapoor, Tapsee and other actors shared film’s posters on twitter much before its release.
Film makers of the movie on Wednesday had hosted a special screening of the film for film critics and the media in Delhi and Mumbai and most critics gave thumbs-up to the movie. Film critic Anupama Chopra has said it is a powerful & persuasive plea for unity w strong performances….
The film to see this weekend is #Mulk. It has the subtlety of a sledgehammer but it is a powerful & persuasive plea for unity w strong performances by #ManojPahwa, @taapsee & @chintskap whose stoic face constitutes its own tragedy. Applause also for Kumud Mishra, who is amazing!
— Anupama Chopra (@anupamachopra) August 3, 2018
Another film critic Bhawana Somaaya in her tweet said ‘ A triumph of ensemble performances.
A triumph of ensemble performances https://t.co/4hFijFSSfD
— Bhawana Somaaya (@bhawanasomaaya) August 2, 2018
Like any other film artist all actors in Mulk are busy tweeting to promote the film.
A very topical film. pic.twitter.com/cgBIuplCNC
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) August 2, 2018
go watch #mulk
— Rajat Kapoor (@mrrajatkapoor) August 3, 2018
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) August 2, 2018
Film actor Richa Chaddha in her tweet said Mulk brings up topics that are regularly swept under the rug.
#Mulk brings up topics that are regularly swept under the rug…in an intelligent and aesthetic fashion.Great work @chintskap sir, maza aa Gaya ! #ManojPahwa sir @mrrajatkapoor , #ashutoshrana 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾. @taapsee what a roll you’re on! Enjoy it! Love you.
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) August 3, 2018
Razi famed actor Vicky Kaushal says Mulk is a solid film
#Mulk is a solid film talking about an impostant issue in the most direct & honest way. The country needs to watch it. Brilliant direction by @anubhavsinha Sir, @chintskap Sir @taapsee @ashutoshrana10 #ManojPahwaji @Neenagupta001 @PracheePaandya aap sab behad kamaal hain! 🤗🙏
— Vicky Kaushal (@vickykaushal09) August 2, 2018
Film critic Taran Adarsh has given three & half stars to the film Mulk.
Bold, hard-hitting and topical content-driven film… Asks pertinent, difficult, uncomfortable questions… Strong drama… Power-packed dialogue… Director Anubhav Sinha gets it right… Recommended! pic.twitter.com/PhI5n4SfAH
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) August 2, 2018
The ultimate jury of any film , The viewers also seems to be happy with the film.
I confess I was confused whether I should see #Mulk or not. But thank God better sense prevailed. What a movie. Supurb acting by Rishi & the entire starcast. Excellent clapworthy meaningful dialogues.If you appreciate good cinema.. then it would be a sin if you miss it.. 4 Stars.
— Amod Mehra (@MehraAmod) August 1, 2018
#MulkReview: #Mulk is a hard-hitting and topical content driven film. @taapsee @chintskap @prateikbabbar has done a finest performance & @anubhavsinha has done a great job. Hence, I give ⭐⭐⭐ 3.5/5 to #Mulk. @DeepakMukut @SohamRockstrEnt pic.twitter.com/bDzLBo2giw
— Raju Bogati (@rajubogati_np) August 3, 2018
Due to controversies attached to film Mulk , it has been banned in Pakistan by Pakistan censor board . The Director Anubhav Sinha has written an open letter to Pakistan and shared it on twitter ahead of Mulk release on August 3rd , Friday.
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) August 2, 2018
Prior to film release, Director of Mulk Anubhav Sinha told media that “It will be really good if the film gets tax exemption … because it talks about brotherhood and harmony between Hindus and Muslims so… I hope this film will be made tax-free once it is released.”