Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar have reunited for their next film after Badhaai Do. The duo will star in what looks like a 1947 division story but actually depicts India’s dark period in 2020. The creators are mesmerizing audiences by sharing black-and-white footage that reminds us of the 1947 partition of India.
Well, now they’ve ended the speculation by releasing a new Bheed video. The images looked like they were from the 1947 partition but are actually from 2020 when India was facing lockdown due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Rajkummar Rao shared a teaser video and a first look at Bheed on his official Instagram account. Sharing the video, he explained in the caption that they tell the story of the time when the division was not between countries but within society.
Bheed is the story of India’s darkest moment in black and white. The creators of Bheed have decided to tell the story of the 2020 lockdown in a black-and-white film. Bheed, starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar, will be an all-black and white film. This comes 12 years after the 84th Oscar-winning French film The Artist was shot entirely in black and white.
Bheed will portray the harsh reality of social inequality during the coronavirus pandemic. It brings to the cinema the story of migrant workers stranded without need. Amid the national lockdown, migrants were trying to find their way home. Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar will star in the essay on the royal figure who suffered the most when the coronavirus hit the nation.
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Bheed is a black-and-white film that articulates the division our generation has encountered in 2020. The film stars a cast that includes Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Dia Mirza, Pankaj Kapur, and Ashutosh Rana. Directed by Article 15 director Anubhav Sinha, it is co-produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and Benaras Mediaworks. Bheed is slated to hit theaters on March 24, 2023.