With Tabu’s ‘A Suitable Boy’ hitting headlines, netizens seems disturbed with the actress’s role in the movie that questions the very moral of Indian women. While many are complaining that the movie portray Indian women badly, almost all are concerned about the movie in a way supporting adultery. As a result, a hashtag #Tabu is trending in twitter too.
The much-awaited trailer of Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy, which is based on Vikram Seth’s novel of the same name, released on social media on Saturday and it occupied a spot on the list of trends instantly. Set in newly independent India, the trailer follows the lives four families, but the story is centered around Rupa Mehra (Mahira Kakkar), who wishes to find a suitable boy for her 19-year-old daughter Lata (played by Tanya Maniktala).
The trailer also gives us a sneak peek of Maan Kapoor (played by Ishaan Khatter) and courtesan Saeeda Bai’s (Tabu) forbidden romance, which is frowned upon by the society, especially Maan’s father Mahesh (Ram Kapoor) – the Kapoor patriarch. Ishaan and Tabu, blinded by love, become indifferent to the society’s opinion of them.
Watch the trailer here: