'Thappad': When Vidya Balan Gave Pavail Gulati 'goosebumps' With Hate-love Review On Call

Bollywood News

Pavail Gulati's performance in 'Thappad' made Vidya Balan call the actor 'goosebumps' by saying she hated him and for hating herself for liking him in the end.

Written By Joel Kurian | Mumbai | Updated On:
'Thappad': When Vidya Balan gave Pavail Gulati 'goosebumps' with hate-love review on call

The one at the receiving end of the Thappad, Taapsee Pannu, is being hailed for her act in the critically acclaimed film. However, the person responsible for the Thappad, Pavail Gulati, has been away from the limelight perhaps because he’s a newcomer, but his performance has not gone unnoticed. One can say that when Vidya Balan was left in a contrasting situation after seeing his act. 

READ: 'Thappad' Box Office Collection: Taapsee Pannu Starrer Drops In Second Week

READ:From 'Pink' To 'Thappad': Here Are Taapsee Pannu's Films With A Social Message

Pavail recently opened up on the response that the Anubhav Sinha directorial received, in an interview with a tabloid. The actor shared how Vidya called him after seeing the movie and he got ‘goosebumps’ during the conversation. The National Award-winner told Pavail how she hated him, and also hated herself for liking him in the end. 


A post shared by Pavail Gulati (@pavailgulati) on

The movie traces the story of the couple after the husband slaps the wife once in a fit of rage, after which the latter seeks divorce. 

Opening up on his character Vikram, Pavail said it was a ‘layered character.’ He added that Sinha wanted his character to come across as ‘nice’ so that audiences could relate to him. The director was keen that on one hand, people should hate him, but also sympathise with him, on the other hand. 

The Made in Heaven star added that the response to the film has been ‘overwhelming.’ Pavail added that the movie has opened doors for him, with numerous scripts being offered to him, something he claimed had never happened before. 

READ:Taapsee Pannu's Heartfelt Moments From The Sets Of 'Thappad'

Pavail also stated that he had no qualms about Taapsee being the ‘face of the film.’ He shared that she came with the ‘stardom’, and the film was not about who had the ‘bigger part.’  The actor stated that people connected to the story for having the right balance and not being ‘anti-men.’ 



A post shared by Pavail Gulati (@pavailgulati) on

Thappad also stars Dia Mirza, Tanvi Azmi, Kumud Mishra. The film enjoyed a good second weekend at the box office, helping it cross the Rs 30-crore mark. The movie has been given enormous praise by celebrities and netizens. 

READ:Holi 2020:How The Festival Affected The BO Collections Of Films Like 'Thappad', 'Baaghi 3'



Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. Tune in today to stay updated with all the latest news and headlines from the world of entertainment.

First Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water