Bhumi Pednekar: “Bhakshak is one of the most significant films of my career”

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The intriguing trailer for the upcoming crime drama, Bhakshak, featuring Bhumi Pednekar has dropped. In the sneak peek we get a glimpse of her powerful performance as Vaishali Singh, a determined journalist on a mission to expose a heinous crime. Inspired by true events, it is a tale of bravery and the quest for justice.

Directed by Pulkit and produced by Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma, Bhakhsak features a powerful ensemble including Sanjay Mishra, Aditya Srivastava and Sai Tamhankar, along with Bhumi Pednekar. The film follows the life of a fearless investigative journalist who uncovers shocking secrets hidden within a girls’ shelter home.

Reflecting on his film, director Pulkit shares, “This story is deeply personal to me, and shaping the journey of an investigative journalist in her pursuit of justice and truth has been an incredibly enriching experience as a director. My aspiration is for this film to reach audiences across the globe as it makes its mark on Netflix across 190 countries.”

Reflecting on her role in the film, Pednekar says, “In my journey as an actor, I’ve always been drawn to clutter-breaking films that go beyond the conventional narrative. Bhakshak is also one such film, in fact, it is one of the most significant films of my career. This has been a profound experience and I am very grateful for scripts like ‘Bhakshak’ and characters like Vaishali Singh that have the courage to tell these powerful narratives. I truly believe in the transformative potential of storytelling, and I am committed to choosing roles that not only push boundaries, and break stereotypes, but also ignite discussions that pave the way for meaningful change. Bhakshak is an important film and I can’t wait to share our labour of love with audiences around the world ”

Check out the trailer

Bhakshak premieres February 9th, exclusively on Netflix,

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