A true visual treat: “Kalank”

Ever since the makers of “Kalank” announced the details about its star-studded cast, it has been in the news. And finally after several days of promotions, one of the most anticipated films of this year is released in theatres.

Right from the lavish set, jaw-dropping visuals, beautiful costumes, intense drama to brilliant acting by one of the finest actors in Bollywood, this movie is definitely worth the watch. As the name suggests, “Kalank” is a narrative that questions the morals about love and family ties. The main focus of this beautiful film is how true love has the power to subdue all the manmade boundaries like religion and societal rules.

The story of “Kalank” is in a small town, Husnabad, which is majorly populated with Muslims. And the plot sheds light on the tensions between the Muslims and the Hindu’s at the time of the partition of India and Pakistan. Amidst turbulent time, this visually pleasing tale is about forbidden love and its repercussions.  Coming to the film’s cast, Each and every actor in Kalank have done full justice to their character. Apart from the mesmerising visuals, Some of the highlights of the movie are the bitter relationship between a father Balraj(played by Sanjay Dutt) and his son Dev (played by Aditya Roy Kapur); the uncomfortable relationship between a newly web couple Dev and Roop (played by Alia); a fragile student and teacher relationship between Roop and Bahaar Begum (Madhuri Dixit Nene); and an intense romantic relationship between Roop and Zaffar (Played by Varun Dhawan).

This three hour long film is a must watch not only for its pleasing visuals but also for the way the story has been narrated.

-Akhilakakarala
Pic Courtsey: varundvn (official instagram account of Varun Dhawan)