Badla (which means “Revenge” in English) is a captivating Indian Hindi-language mystery thriller movie released in 2019. The film was skillfully directed by Sujoy Ghosh and features stellar performances by Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Tony Luke, and Amrita Singh. It was jointly produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, Red Chillies Entertainment, and Azure Entertainment.
Badla Hindi Movie 2019 Cast, Plot, Marketing, and Release
Badla revolves around a gripping narrative that unfolds during an intense interview between a lawyer and a businesswoman. The businesswoman vehemently maintains her innocence, claiming that she is falsely accused of murdering her lover.
The film, released on 8 March 2019, proved to be a remarkable commercial success, grossing over ₹1.38 billion (US$17 million) worldwide. With a production budget of ₹370 million (US$4.6 million), Badla emerged as a triumphant venture.
In London, Naina Sethi, a young and astute businesswoman with a seemingly perfect family, finds her life turned upside down when she is unexpectedly arrested for the murder of her clandestine lover, Arjun. To navigate this harrowing situation, Naina’s lawyer, Jimmy Punjabi, enlists the services of renowned defense attorney Badal Gupta. Together, they embark on an intense journey to uncover the truth.
As the investigation progresses, Badal reveals the existence of a crucial witness whose testimony could potentially implicate Naina in the crime. In her defense, Naina reveals that she and Arjun were victims of blackmail due to their extramarital affair. They received a summons to a hotel, where Naina was violently attacked. Upon regaining consciousness, she discovered Arjun’s lifeless body alongside the money they intended to use for the blackmailer.
|Real Name||Role Name|
|Amitabh Bachchan||Advocate Badal Gupta|
|Taapsee Pannu||Naina Sethi|
|Amrita Singh||Rani Kaur Toor|
|Tony Luke||Arjun Joseph aka|
|Manav Kaul||Jimmy Punjabi|
|Denzil Smith||Detective Sodhi|
|Antonio Aakeel||Sunny Singh|
|Shome Makhija||Sunil Sethi|
|Elena Fernandes||Glen Mohr|
Directed by Sujoy Ghosh, Badla hit the screens on March 8 this year. The film also starred Amrita Singh and Manav Kaul in the pivotal roles.
The principal photography of the film began on 14 June 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Marketing and Release
Shah Rukh Khan, the renowned actor and producer, shared the excitement surrounding the film Badla on 11 February 2019. As the head of Red Chillies Entertainment, the production house behind the movie, he unveiled two captivating first look posters. One featured Amitabh Bachchan’s character, while the other showcased Taapsee Pannu’s character.
Theatrical Release Poster
|Based on||The Invisible Guest
by Oriol Paulo
|Box office||est. ₹1,384.9 million|
|Directed by||Sujoy Ghosh|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros. Pictures
Pen Marudhar Cine Entertainment
|Edited by||Namrata Rao|
|Music by||Amaal Mallik
|Produced by||Gauri Khan
|Warner Bros. Pictures
Red Chillies Entertainment
Pen Marudhar Cine Entertainment
|Release date||8 March 2019|
|Running time||118 minutes|
|Screenplay by||Sujoy Ghosh|
|Written by||Sujoy Ghosh
The film Badla boasts a captivating soundtrack composed by talented musicians Amaal Mallik, Anupam Roy, and Clinton Cerejo. The lyrics for the songs are penned by a talented team of lyricists including Kumaar, A. M. Turaz, Siddhant Kaushal, Manoj Yadav, Anupam Roy, and Jizzy.
|“Kyun Rabba”||Kumaar||Amaal Mallik||Armaan Malik||4:52|
|“Aukaat”||Siddhant Kaushal, Jizzy||Clinton Cerejo||Amitabh Bachchan, Amit Mishra, Clinton Cerejo
|“Tum Na Aaye”||A. M. Turaz||Amaal Mallik||K. K.||2:59|
|“Badla”||Manoj Yadav, Anupam Roy||Anupam Roy||Anupam Roy||4:08|
|“Kyun Rabba” (Acoustic)||Kumaar||Amaal Mallik||Armaan Malik||3:34|
During its opening weekend, Badla amassed a notable sum of ₹273.8 million from the domestic market. The film’s global box office collection amounted to ₹138.49 Crore, with a domestic gross of ₹103.88 Crore and an overseas gross of ₹34.61 Crore.
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