Javed Akhtar calls Anubhav Sinha's 'Thappad' as 'milestone of Indian cinema'; Taapsee Pannu quips 'mic drop moment for us'


Directed by Anubhav Sinha, Thappad released on February 28. It revolves around a young couple and how one day the husband slaps his wife in front of guests at a house party. The wife decides to walk out of the marriage. The film has been getting all the love from the audience and critics alike apart from Bollywood celebs. Now joining the bandwagon is none other than Javed Akhtar, who showered praised on social media by calling the film a 'milestone of Indian cinema'.

He tweeted, "Today I saw one of the most sensitive , sensible and socially relevant film of recent times Thappad is an extremely well told and well performed movie . My congratulations to the writers director performers and the whole crew for this Mile stone of Indian cinema."

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Getting such a comment from the ace lyricist and Bollywood veteran, Taapsee could not control her excitement and called it a 'mic drop moment'. She replied back on Twitter, "Ok this is a mic drop moment for us! Calling it a day on this note coz it just doesn’t get better !!!!"

Thappad also features Pavail Gulati, Ratna Pathak Shah, Tanvi Azmi, Dia Mirza, Ram Kapoor and Kumud Mishra among others.

(Source: Twitter)