Released on June 18, 2021, Amazon Prime Video’s ‘Sherni’ is based on the conflict between man and nature, which ultimately results in the death of an unsettled tigress. Vidya Balan plays the character of Vidya Vincent, an upright forest officer who wanted to save the animal but got captured in the intense struggle of the hostile environment. While tackling the misogynistic attitude, she tries her best to perform her duty well. Already, the movie has received a rating of 7.2 IMDb. The trailer was released on June 2, 2021, and has gained over 20 million views and 122K likes.
Watch the trailer of ‘Sherni’ here:
Apart from our Bollywood diva, the cast included Neeraj Kabi, Vijay Raaz, Sharat Saxena, Ila Arun, Gopal Dutt, Brijendra Kala, Mukhesh Prajapati, Lockesh Mittal, Mukul Chadda, and Sampa Mandal. Directed by Amit Masurkar, the movie was shot in Madhya Pradesh. The trailer of the movie did create the urge and excitement, but there’s also a hand of our beloved creators. Even before the launch of ‘Sherni’, Prajakta Koli, Sumukhi Suresh, Sakshi Sindwani, and Gulshan Devaiah hyped up the netizens with their videos on Instagram and YouTube. Want to know how? Read on then!
Aao Ek Kahani Sune Ft. @MostlySane and Vidya Balan
On June 16, 2021, Prajakta had a candid conversation about the film with Vidya. From discussing the shooting location to what could be the new meme extracted from her movie, the question-answer session was light and fun! Vidya as usual carried her wit and charm and replied with utmost grace.
Stand-up Comedian Sumukhi Suresh Live with Vidya Balan
Sumukhi and Vidya had a hearty live session, with lots of laughter and interesting questions. It was such a lively one with heart-to-heart talk, and the actress seems to enjoy it wholeheartedly. It was a reminder to everyone that #SherniAaRahiHai.
Recreating Vidya Balan’s Style with Sakshi Sindwani Ft. Mom
The body positivity icon, Sakshi Sindwani recreated Vidya’s saree styles with her mother, Sonam Sindwani. It was so great seeing their wardrobe changing according to the classic palette of the B-wood actress involving touches of gold, bindi, chunky silver jewellery, and most importantly, Kanjivaram saree! The creator states on her Instagram post, “I’ve always admired @balanvidya for being so unapologetically herself even before the conversation of Body Positivity started in the industry. And oh her sarees! I remember having multiple conversations with my mother about her breathtaking sarees and her confidence. She truly is a Sherni! 🐅Can’t wait to see her new movie – Sherni on June 18th! This should be fun!”
Gulshan Devaiah Playing off as Ahan Awasthi from ‘Unpaused’
So, Gulshan is back as Ahan Awasthi, and in his comical way he asks us to watch ‘Sherni.’ Here’s what he stated on the gram, “Sherni aa rahi hai !! 🐯 @balanvidya ki pichchar. Apne ghar ke surakshit vaataavarn mey, pariwar samet anand leejiye” What a hilarious guy!
Weren’t these four videos quite interesting? The creators picked different ways to promote the film. Vidya Balan’s presence in two of them was just the icing of the cake. If you think that was all, then you’re highly wrong. For creating anticipation, Amazon Prime Video collaborated with various women for the song ‘Main Sherni’. Want to get a glimpse of it? Then, check out Akasa’s ‘Main Sherni’ ft. Raftaar Presented by Amazon Prime Video India Features Vidya Balan & Others Empowering Women.