Entertainment / ‘Kalank’ Trailer Promises a Bhansali Meets Baahubali-esque World

The Quint : Apr 04, 2019, 11:19 AM

The Kalank trailer which dropped on Wednesday promises a grand tale of love, honour and sacrifice with a period backdrop, meticulously choreographed dance numbers and of course. The Kalank trailer does look promising and has the potential to be an engaging entertainer with its strong cast and visuals that have the potential of transporting the viewer into a Bhansali meets Baahubali-esque world.

The human drama in Kalank then shifts into 5th gear with flashes of mob violence, apparently a communal riot of sorts, and Kunal Khemmu threatening to burn down the entire town. Is this pre-independent India, is Kalank set during the partition, why don’t we see any angrez yet (Is Dharma being sensitive about the audience not wanting to revisit the Thugs of Hindostan trauma)? We’ll find out soon enough.

The Kalank trailer does look promising and has the potential to be an engaging entertainer with its strong cast and visuals that have the potential of transporting the viewer into a Bhansali meets Baahubali-esque world.

But it’s the final, cliched “let-me-catch-up-with-her-in-the-train” sequence that turns out to be a downer here.