Heard of insensitive filmmaking? Sanjay Chhel just pioneered it. A year after the infamous Delhi Rape case that shook the nation, the director presents us with a sensational trailer of a woman who was victimized by a lecherous man who brutally rapes her. From the word go, the trailer will creep you out.

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I have a definite problem with enactment of violent sexual acts on screen. We all know to which section of the public such films reach out to. It is plain synthetic filmmaking, utterly shallow with not one bit of aesthetic touch to it. The trailer is so grotesque, though I would like to believe it was a well intentioned move on part of the film’s makers. As a woman, I urge filmmakers to not sensationalize such crimes. There is nothing attractive or eye catching about crimes like sexual assaults and rapes. In times when sexual terrorism is becoming the norm of the day, such films or such trailers are simply looking to sell sleaze in garb of noble crusader like films.

Kill The Rapist? is not crusader like. To enact a rape scene in sequence of every piece of cloth stripped off a woman’s body is nothing to be proud of. In my opinion it is a just a sex tragedy that doesn’t lend hand to fighting the women’s causes at all.

Anjali Patil in a still from Kill The Rapist?
Anjali Patil in a still from Kill The Rapist?

Oozing out a massively heartless, uncaring and crassy story, I do have a word of advise on the climax’s opinion they are asking – Castration is the answer but only if that could have been executed on Nirbhaya’s rapists instead of death sentence. For what she suffered, it was a measly punishment.

And as for trying to cash in the martyr’s place in public memory, it was a painful tribute to the dead woman. Atleast, let her rest in peace. I doubt her wounds have even healed in death considering the magnitude of what was inflicted on her. Viewing this just shudders me and such flimsy attempts should be condemned!

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2 COMMENTS

  1. agar mai president hota to yeh law pas krta k rape krny walo ko bhry bazar mai khdy kr k goli mar di jae

    in jesy logo ko zindah rehny ka koi hq nhi

    roz is trah k qisay sunny ko milty hen

    pr prsident ya koi or kursi wala is tarah ki koi bhi baat pr kabhi action nhi leta

    pta to us din chaly ga jis din president ki maa behen ki izat pr hath pdy ga tb inhen pata chaly ga k izat or taqleef kia hoti he

    saaly sabhi ko bs kursi ki fikar hoti he baqi poora desh jae bhad mai unhen kuch faraq nhi pdta

    jinhen mrzi vot do election mai sabhi ek jaisy hoty hen

    rona ata hen un mao behno ko taqleef mai dekh kr jin k sath ziadti hoti he

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