Get ready for an intense and thought-provoking cinematic experience as Bhumi Pednekar takes on the role of an investigative journalist in the upcoming film “Bhakshak.” Directed by Pulkit Singh, “Bhakshak” sheds light on the sinister side of a shelter home managed by Aditya Srivastava, portrayed by Bansi Sahu. Despite warnings and advice from others, Bhumi’s character embarks on a mission to expose the dark realities hidden within the walls of the shelter home. Inspired by real events, the film delves into the harsh truths and challenges faced by victims of sexual abuse.
Joining Bhumi in this powerful narrative are actors Surya Sharma, Sai Tamhankar, and Sanjay Mishra, each bringing depth and intensity to their respective roles. Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, owned by Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma, “Bhakshak” promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of resilience and justice.
Shah Rukh Khan himself shared the trailer on Instagram, emphasizing the importance of telling stories that resonate with truth and resilience. He captioned the post, “A story of resilience that needs to be told. Bhakshak, a film inspired by true events, releasing on 9th February, only on Netflix.”
In a recent interview with news agency ANI, Bhumi expressed her admiration for journalists and the challenges they face in their pursuit of truth. She acknowledged the bravery and integrity required to confront those in power and ask the tough questions, a sentiment echoed in her portrayal of the courageous journalist in “Bhakshak.”
Reflecting on her experience working on the film, Bhumi emphasized the sensitivity and controversy surrounding the subject matter. She hoped that “Bhakshak” would spark important conversations and raise awareness about the crimes committed against children, ultimately leading to positive change.
With its bold narrative and powerful performances, “Bhakshak” aims to shine a light on the darkness that lurks within society’s shadows. Get ready to witness the unveiling of truth and the triumph of resilience when “Bhakshak” releases on February 9.