Inspired by true events, Netflix’s upcoming crime drama Bhakshak premieres on February 9 and is set to cut deep. The film is a Red Chillies Entertainment production, Directed by Pulkit and produced by Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma, the film stars Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra, Aditya Srivastava and Sai Tamhankar in pivotal roles.
Bhakshak explores the journey of an unwavering woman’s quest to seek justice. Bhumi Pednekar as Vaishali Singh portrays the role of an investigative journalist who wants to bring to light a heinous crime, laying bare the ground reality of crimes against women. “Our aim was to shed light on the harsh realities of society and spark conversations that lead to meaningful change,” director Pulkit shares. “I'm looking forward to more people joining this important dialogue.”
Expressing his thoughts on the film’s release, Gaurav Verma, Producer at Red Chillies Entertainment, says, “We believe in storytelling that not only entertains but also enlightens. This film is a testament to our commitment to narratives that provoke thought and inspire societal reflections. We're excited to collaborate with Netflix to share this impactful story with audiences worldwide.”
Ruchikaa Kapoor Sheikh, Director, Original Films, Netflix India adds, “Bhakshak, is a hard-hitting story, inspired by true events. The film follows a determined journalist who strives to bring justice against all odds. With stellar performances by Bhumi Pednekar, and Sanjay Mishra and an incredible ensemble, the film is our attempt to tell riveting stories with incredible makers. Directed by Pulkit and produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, the investigative drama emphasises our commitment to spark meaningful conversations and leave a lasting impact with our feature films.”
‘Bhakshak’ premieres February 9, only on Netflix.
Cast: Bhumi Pednekar, Aditya Srivastava, Sai Tamhankar, Sanjay Mishra
Written by: Pulkit and Jyotsana Nath
Producers: Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma
Banner: Red Chillies Entertainment