5 Reasons to Not Miss ‘Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi’ Releasing on Netflix Tomorrow

Seema Pahwa’s Directorial Debut, ‘Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi ‘ to be released on Netflix tomorrow, Don’t forget to watch it if you haven’t yet


‘Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi’, one of the very early films that happened to release in theatres post lockdowns is a film of its own kind. It is a fresh and unique story where the entire life of a family gathers under one roof for a period of 13 days after a death. As per Hindu customs and rituals, till Terhvi (the thirteenth day from the day of death) the members of the family need to live a certain kind of life to mourn the deceased. And with so many family members together, what unfolds in the family is insecurity, politics, and small instances that can be moments of self-realization. The critics have found it as one of the gems made by Hindi Cinema in the last few years. Since it was a theatre release, many people missed the chance to watch it, but now, the wait is over. Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi’ is releasing on Netflix tomorrow. Here are the reasons why must not miss watching it.

5 Reasons to Not Miss ‘Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi ‘ Releasing on Netflix Tomorrow

1. A Seema Pahwa’s Directorial Debut

Seema Pahwa, an Indian actress and now a filmmaker has for the first time, attempted to make a film, and let’s just acknowledge that she has nailed the art of direction in every bit. Pahwa started her career with the serial, Hum log for the very first time and since then, she has given some of the greatest acting performances including her performance in Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017) and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan (2017) for which she was even nominated for the Filmfare Awards. The actress has not tried her hands-on filmmaking and that is a fair enough reason why you should be watching the film.

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2. A spellbinding star cast

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The poster of the film itself holds so many known faces that if not for the love of one character, or maybe for the other, you need to watch the film. The film casts Naseeruddin Shah, Konkona Sen Sharma, Vinay Pathak, Vikrant Massey, Vineet Kumar, Manoj Pahwa, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Supriya Pathak, Deepika Amin, Ninad Kamat, Brijendra Kala, Parambrata Chatterjee, and many others. And performances of each one of them are equally interesting and heartwarming.

3. Premiered at MAMI

Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi was screened at MAMI (Mumbai Film Festival), which is considered one of the finest film festivals in India. It was the 21st Jio MAMI when the film was first premiered and since then, it has had its hype developed. Now, since it is coming on Netflix tomorrow, i. e. 31st March, there is no reason for one should miss watching it.

4. A Crisp Script and story

Ram Prasad ki Tehrvi is a personal film with the most organic approach. The film is based on the play ‘Pind Daan’ which itself was written by Pawha. The film is not really about the family mourning Ramprasad’s Death but a mirror to our families and the underlying politics even with the close family member. And that’s how it becomes extremely personal in approach.

5. A Taste of Life Film that will leave you with questions, hope and life

The film can comfortably land in the dark comedy genre within which, Death can be seen as a tabooed yet dark incident of its own. This film has intricate moments when you can question yourself as a human, as a person in your family or might question your family dynamics too. But as it ends, it will make you see the brighter side and fill you with life and hope.

So, these are our five reasons why you should be watching Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi, releasing on Netflix Tomorrow. Let us know about your reasons in the comments.

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Ishika Aggarwal

Can write, shoot, listen, talk and procrastinate. A feminist at heart, Ishika is an avid writer and multimedia person who loves talking about women, realism, and society. When not working she is either seen watching films or making one.
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