Thappad, a Hindi movie, is not currently screening in any theatres in Hyderabad.
If there is one thing Thappad gets right, it is not taking the issue of domestic violence it is trying to address to the floors of a court. What happens in a (movie) court is theatre. With theatre, a certain group of people grab on to viewpoints they find comfort in, no matter how wrong they are. This happened with Pink and subsequently with Sinha's own Mulk.
If a court and bombastic speeches aren't settling this contentious issue, how does Thappad address it and justify its nearly two-and-a-half-hour runtime?
Well, Thappad begins unassumingly like any other movie wou....