Thappad review and box office collection

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Here is the Thappad movie review with their box office collection. Thappad movie is a Bollywood drama film, released on 28 February 2020. The film is directed by the Anubhav Sinha, he is a director whose make the film like Article 15, Mulk, Ra One, Tum Bin and more. The story of the film is based on a woman who files for divorce when her husband slaps her. So, this is the new type of story that we will go to watch now through this movie.

Box Office Collection of Thappad

Total ₹12 crore collection till now.

Star Cast of Thappad Movie

  • Taapsee Pannu … Amrita
  • Pavail Gulati … Vikram, Amrita’s husband
  • Ratna Pathak Shah
  • Tanvi Azmi
  • Dia Mirza
  • Ram Kapoor


  • Anubhav Sinha


  • Bhushan Kumar
  • Krishan Kumar
  • Anubhav Sinha

Thappad Movie Review by Top Critics

Bollywood Hungama

Rating: 4/5

Anubhav Sushila Sinha’s direction is superlative. He has not just penned a great script but he has even executed it very well. The world and mood is drastically different when compared to MULK and ARTICLE 15 but he understands it and does justice. Amrita’s predicament is well established and one is bound to get moved by her struggle, especially when even her family members fail to support her. There are also several subplots and most of them are well helmed and add to the principle plot nicely. There are a few scenes where he does a fine job like Shivani (Dia Mirza) hugging Amrita, Sulochana ignoring the slap and insisting that Amrita should attend to the guests, Amrita’s father scolding his son for misbehaving with Swati, Amrita’s mother Sandhya chiding for not getting support to continue her singing career, the confrontation between the lawyers etc. On the flipside, the second half seems dragging. The makers could have done away with the track of Sulochana living separately as it just added to the subplots needlessly. Additionally, they could have fine-tuned the track of the lawyer cheating on her husband. A section of audience might find the entire bit of Vikram not apologizing to Amrita difficult to digest. It’s strange that no one from his circle suggested that he should say sorry. It’s only in the pre-climax that this issue is raised in front of him.

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Times of India

Rating: 4.5/5

Anubhav Sinha’s 2 hours and 21 minutes-long social drama, which is made for a society that rarely talks about the emotional and psychological effects of domestic violence, is set to spark debates and discussions on various ground. One stress-fuelled slap at a party takes the form of a full-blown conversation pertaining to the unsaid rules of a marriage (where women are constantly reminded ki ghar zyada zaruri hain and that their actions will always be determined by log kya kehenge) and if it is acceptable for a husband to get away with what he considers one ‘casual thappad’ because he was fuming with anger.

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Rating: 4/5

Taapsee Pannu is pitch perfect, effortlessly articulating a mix of pain-induced confusion and necessity-fuelled clarity. She is particularly magnificent in the film’s defining scene. Amrita says: “Just a slap? Nahi maar sakta (he can’t hit me)!” There is dismay on Pannu’s face. Her voice has a hint of a quiver. The way she delivers the line, it becomes an expression of strong assertion, a fervent plea, and a piercing, heart-breaking question all at once. It is in this telling moment that the moral and emotional core of Thappad crystallises. Both the film and its lead stay true to it.

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India Express

Rating: 3.5/5

Pannu holds the film, but the effort she puts into her performance shows. There is a more welcome edge in the way Sarao comes across, with her own dismissive spouse (Kaul), as well as Ohylan’s spirited ‘kaam-waali’. And in the way all the main characters are given redemptive speeches, some of the sharpness is leached away. But there is not a shred of doubt that Sinha has made an important, crucial film, which shows up centuries of male entitlement for what it is. And how all it takes, from a woman who just wants self-respect, is a decision to say no, Not Even One Slap.

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India TV

Rating: 4.5/5

The screenplay of the movie is the ultimate winner — for the narrative swiftly translates and transports from one scene and setting to another without much ado. There’s a definitive ease with which the movie is shot and picturised that takes away the pain of watching more than one narrative in 141 minutes. Maybe because they tell you the same story — of deep-rooted patriarchy, or maybe because it’s Sinha’s craft. Sinha’s brilliance is substantiated in a scene where Vikram is pressing frivolous charges on Amrita, who has decided to only play fair. Her only argument is she deserves respect and happiness. Amrita, in that scene, keeps looking at Vikram. Is this the same man she fell in love with? Only Sinha could have orchestrated it.

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