As defined by Oxford Dictionaries the world Islamophobia means ‘dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force.’ The effect of this word is, however, devastating. Not only India, the entire world is plagued by this term which first emerged in the 20th Century. With the rising dread of terrorist activities across the globe, the aspect of Islamophobia is on the rise too. Sadly, there are very few who actually takes a stand to talk about its implications. However, the recently released trailer of the upcoming movie Mulk, focuses on this issue.
This Hindi drama is directed by Anubhav Sinha and scheduled to release on August 3. It features veteran actor Rishi Kapoor as the protagonist. Also, we will again witness the strong and powerful acting of Taapsee Pannu. Other than that, the movie also features Prateik Babbar, Rajat Kapoor, and Ashutosh Rana.
The trailer is about 3 minutes long but will keep you spellbound right from the first second. As depicted, it tells the story of a Muslim family trying to regain their honor after one member turns out to be a terrorist. It also focuses how they are being the victims of Islamophobia and hatred. The trailer gave the indication that the movie will show the plight of family of terrorists in an in-depth manner.
This is a sensitive issue that never fails to attract controversy. Sadly, there are many Indians too who fall prey to this trap of Islamophobia and the same is beautifully depicted in the Mulk trailer. We are glad that this upcoming film is showing the courage to address the elephant in the room. Before revealing how the netizens reacted, here’s the trailer:
If you are thinking that the trailer attracted loads of negative comments, then you are wrong. Indians, irrespective of their religion, came forward to show their support. They also appreciated the directors and cast. Read the comments about Mulk trailer here:
Watched #MulkTrailer & it sent shivers down my spine. With hard hitting dialogues and superb starcast comprising @chintskap, @taapsee & @mrrajatkapoor to name a few, this movie #Mulk can be a huge box office hit.
— Avneet Singh (AVI) 💥 (@AvneetSOfficial) July 9, 2018
A battle of perceptions inside a courtroom, this one looks to be a masterpiece with a background score that’ll keep you hooked and your adrenaline rushing till the end. #MulkTrailer
— Harry Sachdeva (@harrytweetsat) July 9, 2018
I saw the trailer of movie #Mulk. One word “Masterpiece” and this is real cinema, we were waiting from long time. This is my type movie. I hope everyone will love it. All scenes and characters are made for it.
Congratulations and thanks @anubhavsinha sir. #MulkTrailer
— R.J (@RahulJaiss) July 9, 2018
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 9, 2018
#MulkTrailer is the hard hitting truth that innocent people end up facing all because of the crimes of their kin. No one raises their children to be terrorists. Loved the trailer.
— Shaziya Shaikh (@snugglingbooks) July 9, 2018
Hyy another blockbuster.. it’s really amazing.. power pack performance 💯 again u nailed it @taapsee 👏 can’t wait to see this in big screen♥
Best wishes 💫 @chintskap #MulkTrailer 🔥 https://t.co/7Bdf20HgWA
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— aashi_rockzz1108 (@AakritiBindal) July 9, 2018
#MulkTrailer appears to be Jaw Dropping! Waiting for the movie eagerly! My Mulk@taapsee @chintskap @benarasmedia @prateikbabbar @trueshailendra @mrrajatkapoor @ZeeMusicCompany pic.twitter.com/nBWblzcEf7
— Ali Quli Mirza (@AliQuliMirzaAQM) July 9, 2018
My God…. This gave me goosebumps and reminded me the trailer of #Pink… #MulkTrailer is undoubtedly the best trailer of this year so far!! It’s a story that is needed to be told seeing the condition of India. Can’t wait to watch it. @taapsee @chintskap https://t.co/e8oLAuQMvV
— Rahul Raut (@Rahulrautwrites) July 9, 2018
— Girish Johar (@girishjohar) July 9, 2018
Trailer of #Mulk raises Eyebrows…
Film shud do good… Hope film lives upto Expectations, and it is as fabulous as the trailer…#MulkTrailer
— Rohit Jaiswal (@rohitjswl01) July 9, 2018
— Yash (@Yash02665711) July 9, 2018
#MulkTrailer is so hard hitting. I’m speechless. A film like this is most needed considering the times we are living in. I really hope jobless Bhakts won’t boycott it
— Ciara (@Ciara46811684) July 10, 2018
#MulkTrailer simply one word I have outstanding.@taapsee love& @chintskap sir both of u looks very promising n specially tap(Taapsee)my love u r improving ur self to every consecutive upcoming movies. Really..kya ye mulk aapka hai???
— PRATIK ARYA (@PratikArya16) July 9, 2018
After seeing the Mulk trailer taking up the topic of Islamophobia so beautifully, we have lots of expectations from the movie. What about you?