Critics Review


An Effective Drama On Domestic Violence With Solid Writing

Taapsee shines again in this Anubhav Sinha's "Thappad", an effective drama on domestic violence. (more)

Source: Suhansid Srikanth, MovieCrow


Anubhav Sinha film is important

There is not a shred of doubt that Anubhav Sinha has made an important, crucial film, which shows up centuries of male entitlement and damaging sexism for what it is.(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta, Indian Express


Throwing a punch at patriarchy

It's at the fag end, in its needless effort to rehabilitate the offenders and turn them abruptly and handily penitent, that the film wobbles but thankfully doesn't get entirely derailed.(more)

Source: NAMRATA JOSHI, The Hindu


Taapsee hits you hard in a film as strong as that thappad

The strength that Amrita shows through her actions, we wish was beaming through her face and eyes, too. We wonder if that''s something Anubhav consciously wanted, or if his vision was lost in translation.(more)

Source: Nairita Mukherjee, India Today


Taapsee Pannu's most potent film yet is a resounding slap in the face of misogyny

And my goodness, the way that slap is presented! Like a bucket of ice being hurled on a sleeping human, or thunder that could end any reverie. Very much like the film itself. (more)

Source: Anna MM Vetticad,


Taapsee Pannu Is Pitch Perfect In Film That Hits Hard

The character arc wrong-foots Thappad into granting him a somewhat unconvincing escape route in the climactic moments - one of the rare false notes in Thappad.(more)

Source: Saibal Chatterjee , NDTV Movies


A Marriage Story Of Delicate Defiance

Over the course of the 140-minute film, Sinha does a fine job of revealing an 'inadvertent' slap for what it is � the cumulative consequence of several patronizing little pats(more)

Source: Rahul Desai,


It Helps You To Become A Better Version Of Yourself

All said and done, the impact left by this 'Thappad' is eternal. It questions a social stigma that's bothering around 80% of the women, leaving us men think of what are we even doing? A riveting watch!(more)

Source: Umesh Punwani, Koimoi


Thappad Movie Review

THAPPAD makes a strong statement on patriarchy and violence against women and is laced with a powerful performance by Taapsee Pannu.(more)

Source: Bollywood Hungama News Network, Bollywood Hungama