Phullu Review: Socially Relevant, But Fails To Take Off


By Ahana Bhattacharya

Rating: 2/5 Stars (Two stars)

Star Cast: Sharib Hashmi, Jyotii Sethi and Nutan Surya

Director: Abhishek Saxena

Phullu Movie Review

What’s Good: Socially relevant topic, Sharib’s acting

What’s Bad: The film finishes while you are desperately waiting for Phullu to achieve his dream. And the film’s title could be anything but Phullu.

Loo Break: Yes

Watch or Not?: Suffices for an educational film to be shown in schools or villages

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Phullu is a village youth who stays with his mother and sister. He is good for nothing as he does not do any work to earn in his village and is even reluctant to go to bigger cities and find a job. The only job he does is visiting the nearby town every now and then and buying goods for village households. The women often order him sanitary pads and Phullu brings them although he is unaware of what he is buying and what purpose it serves. Frustrated with his lack of initiative to start a career, his mother gets him married so that his wife can convince him to earn for the family. But Phullu doesn’t want to work at any cost.

After marriage, he learns about menstruation and how village …read more