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Everyone Should Watch the Vivid Trailer of Radhika Apte's Parched

Produced by Ajay Devgn, Parched tracks the tale of struggle of Rani, Lajjo, Janki and Bijli played by Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika, Lehar Khan and Surveen Chawla respectively. The emotional tone of the trailer fluctuates between happiness, frustration and an urge to break free on the part of the protagonists

  | September 12, 2016 22:36 IST (New Delhi)
Parched

A still from the trailer of Parched.

Highlights

  • Parched also stars Tannishtha, Riddhi Sen and Surveen Chawla
  • The film is set in a rural Indian village called Ujhaas in Gujarat
  • Parched releases in India on September 23
The trailer of Radhika Apte's much-awaited drama Parched released on Monday and was warmly welcomed on social media.
Produced by Ajay Devgn, Parched tracks the tale of struggle of Rani, Lajjo, Janki and Bijli played by Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika, Lehar Khan and Surveen Chawla respectively. The emotional tone of the trailer fluctuates between happiness, frustration and an urge to break free on the part of the protagonists. Set in a rural Indian village called Ujhaas in Gujarat, Parched addresses issues like marital rape, child marriage and gender discrimination.
Twitter fell in love with the trailer, making it a trending topic within minutes after it was unveiled:
 
 
 
This is what Bollywood stars like Ajay's wife, actress Kajol and Athiya Shetty had to say:
 
 
Watch the trailer here. The next two and half minutes will have you thinking afterwards.
 

 
Directed by Leena Yadav, Parched also stars Sayani Gupta and Adil Hussain. The film has already done rounds at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne and Toronto International Film Festival. Parched releases in India on September 23.
 

 
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