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(A) (2018)


Audience Review

217 Ratings

Release Date

12 Oct 2018

Tumbbad Story

Tumbbad aka Tumbad is a 2018 Bollywood mythological-drama, helmed by Rahi Anil Barve. The movie stars Sohum Shah, Harish Khannaa, Anita Date, etc., in lead roles.

The movie revolves around the life of three generations in a Brahmin family. Tumbbad is an imaginary village, near Pune.The film opens in Tumbbad in the year 1918. We are intoduced to Sadashiv Rao and his older brother Vinayak. While their widowed mother (Jyoti Malshe) spends her time tending their grandfather in his crumbling mansion, the boys are seen living in misery in a tiny hut with a chained monster who is none other than their great-grandmother - whom they must feed while she sleeps. She's only scared of one name and that's Hastar.

The backdrop goes like long time ago, the mother goddess had a greedy baby named Hastar, who is cursed never to be workshipped for his misappropriation of gold and food. The Rao family ignores this and builds a shrine to Hastar and his mother. One rainy night on finding himself alone, Vinayak dares to unchain the deadly prisoner to ask her the secret of Hastar's treasure. His greed overpowers him and the young boy vows to return for the gold.

Years pass by and soon, Vinayak now a strong-bodied man with a moustache (Sohum Shah) makes his way back to the family estate and succeeds in learning about Hastar's treasure and the family secret of handling him. Will this greed lead to the path of his destruction? The rest of the plot revolves around this theme.

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