Bollywood’s ace filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is back with flick titled “India Lockdown,” based on real-life events that happened throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, which has changed the lives of many families in India and worldwide.
The National Award-winning filmmaker is known for making female-centric movies like Fashion, Chandni Bar, Heroine, Calendar Girls, etc. The director’s recent release, Babli Bouncer, starring Tamannaah Bhatia in the lead role, is also a female-centric film and has been creating a lot of impact. It was released on September 23, 2022 on Disney+Hotstar.
Bhnadarkar also directed films like Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, Jail, Traffic Signal, Corporate, Page 3 etc. Now India Lockdown is receiving positive reviewal.
India Lockdown Star Cast
Actor Prateik Babbar, who was last seen in Netflix’s film Cobalt Film, is one of the lead actors in the film. Along with him, the film also stars Shweta Basu Prasad, Aahana Kumra, Sai Tamhankar, and Prakash Belawadi in key roles. The film’s story is written by Amit Joshi and Aradhana Sah.
India Lockdown Release Date, Reviews & OTT
India Lockdown, presented by Dr. Jayantilal of Pen Studios, Bhandarkar Entertainment, and PJ Motion Pictures, a direct-to-OTT release on December 2, 2022, only on Zee5.
Raw – Rustic – Intense – HardHitting – Entertaining – Brings Back Lockdown Memory…..
— Rohit Jaiswal (@rohitjswl01) December 2, 2022
#IndiaLockdown Well Directed & Narrated film by @imbhandarkar which showcases the struggles & hardships of citizens during Lockdown in Covid Era. Performances by the star cast is praiseworthy. Powerful Last 20 mins & the emotional finale are the major highlight. ⭐️⭐️⭐️🌟 ( 3.5 ) pic.twitter.com/Jda405kcdP
— Sumit Kadel (@SumitkadeI) December 2, 2022
#IndiaLockdown is a well made film @imbhandarkar has depicted the pain well..top performances by @shweta_official @prateikbabbar and grear to see my big bro @AshishSinghLIVE on screenhttps://t.co/Hh651er1ij
Do watch on @ZEE5India
— Amit Bhatia (ABP News) (@amitbhatia1509) December 2, 2022
About the Film
The film, produced by Bhandarkar Entertainment, Pranav Jain, Dhaval Jayantilal Gada, and Aksshay Jayantilal Gada, will show some stories related to ordinary people who struggled to make ends meet during the toughest time—the COVID-19 lockdown.
Talking about the film, Madhur Bhandarkar said that the film is the product of his observation and it will depict the raw stories of real people across various walks of life. As per him, the film will resonate with many in some or other way.
Watch India Lockdown Trailer
Award Winner director Madhur Bhandarkar’s film revolves around how India’s migrant, middle class survive when Government imposed lockdown during COVID-19.
— Shweta Basu Prasad (@shweta_official) November 17, 2022