Thank You For Coming movie review: Bhumi Pednekar's flick revels in its joyful absurdity

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Story: Following a string of unsuccessful relationships, a thirty-two-year-old romantic who is a die-hard romantic opts for an arranged marriage in this coming-of-age tale. By the conclusion of the wild night, she gets her first orgasm and invites her former partners to her engagement ceremony. The evening transpires as a voyage of self-examination and discovery of romanticism and feminine gratification.

Review: The film, directed by Karan Boolani, centres on 32-year-old Kanika Kapoor (played by Bhumi Pednekar), who is still searching for a partner who can satisfy her in bed. When she can't find one, she accuses herself of being a "defective piece."

Kanika fed up with being called names without ceremony and certain that her life would never be a Cinderella romance, chooses to wed a prosperous but unremarkable man. Will she ever meet her true love, someone who will make her feel beautiful and indulge her sensual desires? As the narrative progresses, she struggles with additional uncertainty following an incident at her roka (pre-engagement) ceremony that causes her to wonder if her fiancé or one of her former loves is the proper person.

The tale of Prashasti Singh and Radhika Anand is not merely a sex comedy. It talks about things like peer pressure and how women should learn to live with not having orgasms—a topic that is hardly ever spoken up in our culture, not even in private. Additionally, it raises these delicate issues in a hilarious and opulent manner. It might be frustrating to witness the struggles that nearly everyone faces as fiercely independent women, from young girls like Kanika's best friend Tina Das's (Shibani Bedi) daughter to elderly single mothers like her mother Dr. Kapoor (Natasha Rastogi). In addition, there are some humorous one-liners in the film, such as "GST nahin, apni maang bhar," and Kanika's predisposition to fall in love with both younger and older guys from "wheelchair to pram."

Bhumi Pednekar is a wonderful choice to play a woman who, albeit not realizing it, has inherited her mother's courage and feminist spirit. She embodies the archetype of someone who struggles with self-doubt and exhausts herself, yet she won't compromise on who she views as suitable. Despite the fact that her lovers provide as a constant reminder of her strength, it appears more dormant and is only occasionally shown. Dolly Singh and Shibani Bedi, who are her best friends, are endearing and give strong performances in the poignant moments. In a small part, Kusha Kapila, one of the classic mean girls, is also excellent. Anil Kapoor's portrayal of Kanika's considerably older lover—and her minus one after their breakup—and her love for Gulzar Saab is delightful. Shehnaaz Gill gives a strong performance as a confident young woman who freely acknowledges that a girl should pursue pleasure.

The soundtrack by QARAN and Hanita Bhambri is outstanding, notably, Sunita Rao's masterfully shot Pari Hoon Main redux, which features Sushant Divgikar.

With content that is frequently vulgar, the film uses feminine pleasure to convey a message of self-love. The sex comedy has an interesting and uncommon premise for a movie, making it entertaining to watch.