Bulbbul is a 2020 Indian Hindi-language supernatural drama written and directed by Anvita Dutt. Produced by Anushka Sharma and Karnesh Sharma.The film stars Tripti Dimri,., Rahul Bose and Parambrata Chattopadhyay. It tells the story of a man who returns home after years to find his brother’s child bride now grown up in his ancestral village.
Twenty years later, we see Satya returning from London after studying law; Mahendra has died under mysterious circumstances and it has been five years since Indranil left home permanently. The young child bride, Bulbbul, is the thakurain of the ancestral mansion.
A child bride grows up to be an enigmatic woman presiding over her household,
harboring a painful past as supernatural murders of men plague her village.
A man returns home after years to find his brother’s child bride now grown up and abandoned, and his ancestral village plagued by mysterious deaths.
“Bulbbul is very much its own film, mix of classic pre-Renaissance Bengal and desi horror gothic making for gripping viewing….Dutt uses trope of bloodthirsty ‘chudail with ultey pair’, familiar creature tale in our scary ‘kisse-kahaani’, to create dread and fear. The writing is skilful and stays on point, and the performances are all solid.”
“A slender mix of supernatural horror and social commentary, Bulbbul…is a bewitching tale of trauma and heartbreak.”