Mallika is a real Mallika (empress) in terms of box office success. Her films are a super duper success at the box offices whether because of her candid roles or her performances. This 22nd October Mallika is appearing on the silver screen in an avatar of a snake woman. After a gap of almost two years she back with a bang in Bollywood where she is essaying the character of a snake woman who seeks vengeance.
The movie revolves around a Nagin (snake woman) who is looking to take revenge because her mate had been captivated by an American huntsman. Many centuries ago the inhabitants of Indus Valley civilization had sculpted the images of snakes that transformed into human appearing figures. These figures inhabited in a mysterious temple far in the deep dense spice forest of the Malabar Coast. At that time an ancestor traveled into the end of the forest and discovered a strange and mysterious Snake Goddess who used to live with her mate. This anecdote spread around like fire and being recounted by the forefathers to the upcoming younger generations.
Eras passed by and the legend journeyed all the way to India and the Far East. Years after, in 2008 an American globetrotter George States comes to India with the evil intentions to discover and unveil the hidden secrets and mysteries. He travels through the prohibited abandoned jungles to find the truth.
Luckily he finds a male cobra while he was mating. The cobra was as big as python. He captures and takes the cobra to America for testing. But he was all unaware of the destruction that was followed by his step. The partner of the cobra the Nagin sets out to find her partner with an idea of vengeance in her mind and poison in her fangs. The movie revolves around her journey of finding her mate out and reuniting with him. Will she be able to fund her mate? Will she reunite with him? How will she take her revenge? For all this questions you have to grab your seats at the nearest theaters to find the answers.
The movie is pre considered to be a big one and huge success. The expectation level of the audience is already high. Mallika’s romancing with the snake in real has created buzz in the industry and among her fans. How far will she justify the role of the snake woman is yet to be seen and assessed by the audience. Will she reach the excellence of Sri Devi who essayed Nagin on silver screen way back in early 90s? Let’s wait till 22nd October and see for ourselves Mallika’s entry into Hollywood with a full fledged role and not a cameo as she did in ‘The Myth’.
Cast: Irfan Khan, Mallika Sherawat, Divya Dutta, Raman Trikha, Jeff Douchette
Director: Jenifer Lynch
Producer: Split Image Pictures Pvt. Ltd.
Music: Anu Malik
Genre: Thriller, horror, fantasy