Enable Javscript for better performance
Jalsa trailer out: Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah lead a promising thriller- Cinema express

Jalsa trailer out: Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah lead a promising thriller

Jalsa drops on Amazon Prime Video on March 18

   |   
Published: 09th March 2022
Vidya Balan, Shefali Shah in Jalsa

When a young girl, Alia, is run over by a car, a journalist catches the scent of a larger coverup. Her quest to uncover the truth throws up buried secrets.

In Jalsa, the new film by Suresh Triveni (Tumhari Sulu), the lives of four women are inextricably tied. There is the victim and the victim's mother on the one side. Shefali Shah is Rukshana, a cook whose life is wrecked by a sudden tragedy. On the other end, we meet Maya Menon (Vidya Balan), a star anchor. Maya is Rukshana's employer and also the boss of Vidhatri Bandi, who plays the cub reporter. The complex interrelations are hinted at throughout Jalsa's trailer, with several characters introduced but not dwelled upon. Who is the crooked-looking man in Maya's office? What does Manav Kaul's smile hide? Who is lying, and who is speaking the truth?

"Jalsa is a drama peppered with the right amount of thrill," Suresh said in a statement. "The film attempts to deliver a compelling story of secrets, truths, ironies laced with powerful, emotionally complex performances by Vidya and Shefali and the rest of the ensemble."

“With every film I do, my attempt is to tell a new story and be a different person from the characters I’ve played so far, and Jalsa ticked those boxes," Vidya added. "Jalsa gave me the opportunity to delve into the gray and it’s been a very challenging, enriching, and fulfilling experience for me as an actor."

Jalsa releases on March 18 on Prime Video.

TAGS
Jalsa
Related Articles

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

Poll
KGF_2

How many times did you watch KGF: Chapter 2?

Result
1
2
3
4 or more
Trending