Durgamati is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language horror thriller film directed by G. Ashok, which is a remake of his own Telugu-Tamil bilingual film Bhaagamathie (2018) and starring Bhumi Pednekar as an IAS officer.
The film’s primary plot is said to revolve around Bhumi’s character Chanchal Chauhan aka Durgamati, who has been made the victim of a conspiracy involving bigshots of the country.
She is incarcerated in a haunted house while being interrogated in the case. What happens to her and the case post that forms the crux of the plot.
The official synopsis of Durgamati mentions that the film is a fast-paced, intelligent thriller in a twist-a-minute style and has strongly etched characters that will create a deep impact with the audience as they are gripped by the world of conspiracy and crime, served with a layer of a scare.
- Bhumi Pednekar as IAS Chanchal Chauhan
- Arshad Warsi as Ishwar Prasad
- Jisshu Sengupta as Rohan’s Brother
- Mahie Gill as Nidhi Verma
- Karan Kapadia as Rohan.
Durgamati Movie: Release Date
Durgamati, backed by Akshay Kumar, revolves around a government officer who is made the victim of a major conspiracy involving powerful forces.
Besides Bhumi and Karan, the horror film also stars Arshad Warsi, Jisshu Sengupta, and Mahie Gill. . It is slated to release on December 11, 2020, on Amazon Prime Video.
On 23 November 2020, the title of the film was changed to Durgamati from Durgavati.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film will be available to stream worldwide from 11 December 2020 on Amazon Prime Video.
The trailer is slightly over-the-top, but I suppose that can’t be helped as the film is also part supernatural in nature.
The 3-minute-20-second trailer of Durgamati shows two different timelines. It shows Mahie Gill essaying the role of an investigating officer who hires Bhumi’s character to solve the case.
The trailer shows Arshad Warsi playing the role of a politician names Ishwar Prasad who believes that the power of people is always stronger than the people in power.
Mahie Gill is solving the case of the theft of idols from the Durgamati haveli (mansion).
Bhumi’s character’s name in the film is Chanchal Chauhan who is imprisoned for committing a murder. Mahie takes the help of Chanchal to land Ishwar Prasad in trouble.
The video shows Bhumi Pednekar’s character Chanchal going through a major transformation as she transforms from a wronged government officer to a hypnotic goddess-like being.
There are quick cuts in the trailer which tells us that Durgamati is going to be dramatic, fast-paced, and hopefully, more interesting than the trailer.