The trailer of Anushka Sharma‘s Netflix Original film, Bulbbul is out and it is sure to take you on a scary ride. Helmed by Anvita Dutt, the film features Rahul Bose, Tripti Dimri, Avinash Tiwary, Parambrata Chatterjee and Paoli Dam in pivotal roles.
From the trailer, Bulbbul comes across as a supernatural thriller. It is set in Bengal and the narrative of the film follows the story of a young bride who believes in age-old, haunting tales of the village. As she grows up, a mysterious force encircles her that ends up killing her husband. Through the course of its story, Bulbbul also addresses issues like child marriage and abusive landlords.
Sharing the trailer, Anushka Sharma wrote, “#Bulbbul – Official Trailer What if our childhood bedtime stories came true? #Bulbbul, coming soon only on @Netflix_In.”
Have a look at the trailer here:
According to the streaming giant, Netflix:
This mystery is an Indian fable set in 20th century Bengal. The film traverses the journey of a young girl, Bulbbul from innocence to strength, as the legend of a chudail casts a looming shadow over her (Bulbbul’s) world.
Talking about the movie, Anushka Sharma in a statement said—
From the moment I heard Bulbbul, we immediately wanted to produce it. It is a fascinating, captivating, cinematic story dipped in folklore which we instantly fell in love with. Anvita’s storytelling is extremely unique, and with Bulbbul she is giving audiences something really clutter-breaking.
For the unversed, this will be the second time the lead pair of the film, Avinash Tiwary and Tripti Dimri will be working together. They were first seen in Sajid Ali‘s Laila Majnu.
Getting back to Bulbbul, it is all set to premiere on Netflix on June 24.