Jhalki Movie Review: Highly Impactful, Painfully True Movie on Child Trafficking Which Keeps It Simple Yet Engaging!

jhalki movie ratings

Jhalki is an Indian drama movie which is directed by Brahmanand S. Singh. The movie is produced by Brahmanand S. Siingh and Annand Chavan. The movie is co-produced by Vinayak Gawande and Jayesh Parekh. The movie features Boman Irani, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Divya Dutta and Sanjay Suri in the lead roles.

Jhalki Movie Story and Plot

The story of Jhalki revolves around a  a 9-year-old street girl Jhalki, who is determined to find her 7 year old brother who is missing. The plot of Jhalki is set in the world of child slavery and child trafficking, a major menace in developing nations like India. The trailer of Jhalki was released at the prestigious  Cannes Film Festival in May 2019. However, the first official screening of the movie was in the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SgSAIFF).


Jhalki Movie Cast

Boman Irani . Tannishtha Chatterjee . Divya Dutta . Sanjay Suri .Yatin Kaaryekar . Akhilendra Mishra . Govind Namdev . Joy Sengupta.

Reasons to Watch Jhalki – Positive Reviews for Jhalki

  • Direction is amazing and the depth of highlighting the pain in the lives of Jhalki is worth the mention.
  • The storyline is simple yet extraordinary. There is an authentic feel about the plot and the entire direction of the movie.
  • The characters played by Jhalki and her brother are really powerful and moving from the audience perspective
  • Jhalki has a global appeal and is likely to bring some accolades for Indian cinema in the coming days.

Weak Points in Jhalki – Negatives

  • The editing department could have done a better job.
  • The movie is a bit dull at certain points and really painful in certain scenes.
  • Music plays an important role in certain high impact films like Jhalki. However, music is a turn off in the movie.

Final Verdict of Jhalki – Watch or Not?

Jhalki is not positioned to be a mass entertainer. However, the films like Jhalki have gone across to the world as the pride of Indian cinema. The audience are also welcoming such films which means all is good for Jhalki and the team behind her.

Jhalki is definitely a great watch over the weekend. However, the survival of Jhalki in the Box office could be impacted by the release of ‘War’ starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff on October 2nd.

 Jhalki Movie Ratings

Jhalki Movie Rating – 3.5 / 5


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