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"The Battle Begins"
  • NR
  • 2018
  • 2 hr 14 min
  • 7.2  (4,472)

Pataakha is a 2018 Indian comedy-drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and starring Sanya Malhotra, Radhika Madan, and Sunil Grover in the lead roles. The movie is based on the short story "Do Behnein" by Charan Singh Pathik. The story revolves around two sisters, Badki (Radhika Madan) and Chhutki (Sanya Malhotra), who live in a small village in Rajasthan. They have a tumultuous relationship and are constantly fighting with each other. Their feud is so intense that they are known as Pataakha, meaning firecracker.

Badki and Chhutki are forced to work together when they are married off to two brothers, played by Vijay Raaz and Namit Das. However, even after marriage, their fighting continues and causes turbulence in their respective households.

The movie showcases the struggles of living in a rural area, the harsh realities of poverty, and the impact of education on individuals living in such areas. The story also gives a glimpse into the life of women in rural areas and their struggles for freedom and identity.

The performance of the actors is exceptional, especially that of Sanya Malhotra and Radhika Madan, who perfectly capture the essence of the two sisters. Sunil Grover plays the role of a well-meaning but ineffective mediator between the sisters, adding some great comedic moments to the movie.

The cinematography of the movie is beautiful, showcasing the scenic beauty of Rajasthan. The music of the movie is also exceptional, with songs like "Balma" and "Hello Hello" becoming instant hits.

Overall, Pataakha is an entertaining movie that showcases the complexities of sisterhood and family relationships in a rural setting. The movie has a strong message about how education can transform the lives of individuals living in such areas, and the importance of women's empowerment.

Pataakha is a 2018 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 14 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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    2 hr 14 min
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    7.2  (4,472)