“Jhimma 2,” the sequel to the 2021 Marathi film “Jhimma,” was released on Thursday, November 24, 2023.
The film already received positive reviews and emerged as the third highest-grossing Marathi film of the year, amassing over ₹10.62 crore (US$1.3 million) in its second week.
“Jhimma 2” continues the story of women from different age groups and socio-cultural backgrounds who navigate life together through friendship and adventure. While the plot details remain under wraps to avoid spoilers, we know what it focuses on.
A Slice of Life with Depth:
Director Hemant Dhome masterfully weaves a narrative that resonates on a personal level. The film is infused with everyday moments, relatable jokes, and heartwarming interactions that capture the essence of female friendships and the complexities of life at different stages.
Each character grapples with challenges, whether career choices, societal expectations, or personal relationships. Yet, they find solace and support in their unwavering bond, reminding us of the strength and comfort found in sisterhood.
The film boasts a powerhouse cast who bring their characters to life with authenticity and nuance. The veterans – Suhas Joshi, Nirmitee Sawant, Suchitra Bandekar, Kshitee Jog, and Sayali Sanjeev – reprise their roles effortlessly, showcasing their comedic timing and emotional depth.
Newcomers Rinku Rajguru and Shivani Surve blend seamlessly into the ensemble, adding fresh perspectives and youthful energy.