Kolkata: Bollywood family drama ‘Thappad’ to be premiered on Zee Cinema on 28th June at 9pm. Thappad features the versatile actor Taapsee Pannu as Amrita Sabbrawal along with the newcomer Pavail Gulati as Vikram Sabbrawal. The film also stars Dia Mirza, Ratna Pathak Shah, Tanvi Azmi, Maya Sarao and Kumud Mishra in pivotal roles.
Thappad is a journey of Amrita, a talented, educated and a loving housewife who was happy with her life being surrounded with her family and husband’s priorities until the day her husband slaps her in front of a crowd. Amrita’s perfect relationship is shattered, and she embarks on a tough journey to fight for her self-respect stating that, even if it’s just a slap, wo nahin maar sakta. Touted as the most important film of the year, the movie through Amrita’s journey of standing up for her self-respect, makes a point about the society that takes gender roles for granted.