A gritty story, delicate therapy, and a way to make clear a bigger subject—Bhakshak had virtually every part that Bhumi Pednekar seeks in a film. Right this moment, because the Netflix launch, which is impressed by the 2018 Muzaffarpur shelter dwelling case and highlights the difficulty of kid abuse, is among the many platform’s high 5 movies in India, the actor’s perception is reaffirmed. Whereas many points of Pulkit’s directorial enterprise appealed to her, Pednekar says the truth that it put a girl because the chief of change was an enormous draw. “I’m obsessed with my work, and each movie of mine has a particular place in my coronary heart. Bhakshak is on the high of that heap due to its highly effective story and since I play a girl who’s the agent of change,” she states.
Be it Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015), Saand Ki Aankh (2019) or Badhaai Do (2022), the actor has performed sturdy ladies who problem the established order. Bhakshak too sees her play a fearless journalist, who, together with Sai Tamhankar’s cop character, finds the rampant youngster abuse that goes on in a shelter dwelling in Bihar. In an business the place most tales of change are headlined by males, she is blissful to bag this position. “Only a few movies in India empower ladies to be leaders of change, to be those who higher society. I’ve all the time believed in enjoying ladies who’re highly effective, who empower fellow ladies to face up towards injustice, patriarchy, and are vocal about their rights and wishes. I’m thrilled with the love that’s coming my means. It tells me that I’ve picked the suitable challenge, and that folks wish to see me do significant tales.”