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Phullu is not preachy at all, says Pitobash Tripathy

IANS | Mumbai |

Begum Jaan fame actor Pitobash Tripathy, who was present for the special screening of Phullu, says that the film talks about a very important topic yet doesn't seem preachy at all.

"I really like the film. It's a funny, interesting and moving film which gives lot of inspiration. 80 per cent of India's population is from villages and still, there are some misconception among the people about menstrual period and women hygiene so I feel, it will give good message to people," Pitobash said.

The actor says the special thing about the film is that it talks about an important topic.

"But not for a moment it looks preachy or like an educational documentary. People will enjoy this film throughout but when they come out of theatre they will take some good amount knowledge about this issue," he said.

Sharib Hashmi, who plays the lead in the film, says he is very nervous and excited for the film.

"We have been working on this film from 2014 and today is the day, first time audience is going to experience our film. I am very nervous at the same time excited for the film." said Sharib.

Phullu is about a man who makes sanitary pads for the women in his village, at affordable prices.

"Dangal" actor Aparshakti Khurana, who was also present at the screening, says he feels envious of Sharib for doing such relevant films.

"It's a very relevant film. Whenever Sharib works in any film, it's always relevant film. I don't know how he manages to catch hold of these roles and each time brings natural performance, I envy him as an actor," said Aparshakti.

Phullu is directed by Abhishek Saxena. The film also stars Jyotii Sethi and Nutan Surya. The CBFC has given an 'A' certificate to the film.

The film is slated to release on June 16.