Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —
Haseen Dillruba tells the twists and turns of the romance journey of Rani (Taapsee Pannu) and Rishu (Vikrant Massey) as newlyweds which ends in a crime story. Here’s the synopsis of the film Bollywood Haseen Dillruba-themed romantic mystery thriller.
As a newly married couple, Rani and Rishu face many challenges to maintain their household, from incompatibility of desires to infidelity to murder.
The film begins with an action scene in the form of an explosion at Rani and Rishu’s house in the small town of Jwalapur. When the explosion occurred, Rani was outside the house feeding the stray dogs after shopping at the market.
When trying to check Rishu’s condition in the house that exploded, she only found the cut off of her husband’s hand which was tattooed with the woman’s name at the scene.
Police led by Inspector Kishore Rawat (Aditya Srivastava) also come to check. After checking the scene, Kishore suspects Rani and has ambitions to solve the case.
Rani also underwent examination from day to day. It is during this examination that Kishore uncovers the journey of Rani and Rishu’s rarely smooth relationship.
Rani and Rishu are two very different personalities. Rani is a typical young woman who has a pretty good career in the capital city of Delhi, but is less fortunate in matters of love. He loves reading, especially mystery novels by Dinesh Pandit.
As for Rishu, he was a simple man who worked as a technician in an electric company. He is the typical comfortable nerdy guy, with a deep interest in science, especially chemistry.
Unlike Rani who tends to be flexible and likes to socialize, Rishu is very awkward when dealing with women. In fact, it is very easy to fall in love when introduced to a woman. Unfortunately, he is often not the choice of the women who marry him.
Even so, Rani and Rishu continue the matchmaking until they get married even though Rishu’s mother is against it. Rani also moves to Jwalapur and accepts the fact that she is now trapped in a small town far from the bustle of the capital.
Synopsis Haseen Dillruba depicts Rani and Rishu continuing their matchmaking until they get married despite the opposition of Rishu’s mother. (Singh Tejinder/NETFLIX)
The first day of Rani and Rishu’s wedding was filled with fights between Rani and her father-in-law. Mrs. Rishu complained that Rani’s biodata did not match the facts she saw.
Rani is actually not like her ideal daughter-in-law who wakes up early and prepares to cook, serve her husband, and become a real wife and housewife. Disapproved, Rani retorts by criticizing that Rishu is also not the man he was promised, especially physically.
In the midst of a cold relationship with in-laws and a boring life, Rani meets Neel (Harshvardhan Rane). Neel is Rishu’s cousin and the type of guy Rani really wants. The two often tease each other until an affair occurs.
The affair with Neel then overturns Rani and Rishu’s marriage and causes an explosion in their house and questions about the real facts behind the incident.
Haseen Dillruba is written by Kanika Dhillon and directed by Vinil Mathew. The film is said to take inspiration from Roald Dahl’s famous short story Lamb to the Slaughter, published in 1953.
The film premieres on Netflix on July 2, 2021.