Horror comedy is just not a simple style and is a much less trodden path in Bollywood. Because the style requires an ideal mix of each comedy and spookiness, makers chorus from exploring it. Nevertheless, debutant director Amar Kaushik has carried out an incredible job with Stree, a horror comedy. Written by Go Goa Gone fame duo Raj Nidimoru, Krishna D.Okay., Stree is full of hilarious strains, sensible performances together with spooky undertones.
Impressed by a ‘ridiculous’ phenomenon, Stree is ready within the historic city of Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh the place males disappear in the course of the 4 days of puja. A widely-feared spirit named Stree takes away males abandoning their garments and the one deterrent is a message written on the wall. Vicky (Rajkummar Rao), Manish Malhotra of Chanderi as he calls himself falls for a mysterious woman (Shraddha Kapoor), who seems solely throughout puja. His pal Bittu (Aparshakti Khurrana) convinces him that his ladylove is the one behind all of the mayhem after Stree whisks away their pal Jana (Abhishek Banerjee).
Stree performs effectively with each the genres being spooky and humorous on the similar time. Nevertheless, ghostly moments are much less however we have no complaints because the solid compensates it with their comedian timing. Pankaj Tripathi is an absolute delight to observe on display screen and his entry within the film is sufficient to evoke laughter. There’s nothing this man cannot do and along with his third collaboration (After Bareilly Ki Barfi and Newton amongst outstanding ones) with an equally gifted main man Rajkummar Rao, he assures to deal with you in a stunning approach. Pankaj within the function of shudh Hindi-speaking librarian, who’s researching on Stree has among the finest strains. He’ll go away you longing for extra. Performances of different supporting actors are additionally top-notch, be it budding abilities like Aparshakti Khurrana and Abhishek Banerjee or Atul Srivastava, who performs Vicky’s father. Writers have let every character to flourish. In one of many scenes, the place Vicky’s father provides intercourse schooling to him will remind you of 2017 movie Shubh Mangal Saavdhan.The oblique reference to intercourse by calling it ‘friendship’ and that too in pure Hindi will go away you ROFL. Nevertheless, the fantastic thing about your entire movie is that the comedy by no means appears over-the-top and compelled.
- Shraddha Kapoor as Stree
- Rajkummar Rao as Vicky
- Pankaj Tripathi as Rudra
- Aparshakti Khurrana as Bittu
- Abhishek Banerjee as Dana
- Vijay Raaz
- Nora Fatehi (special appearance in song “Kamariya”)
- Kriti Sanon (special appearance in song “Aao Kabhi Haveli Pe”)