Lust Stories is a 2018 Indian anthology film directed by Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee and Karan Johar.

Official trailers

Netflix on Friday, May 18, 2018 released the trailer:
Lust Stories | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Kalindi (Radhika Apte), a college professor, engages in sexual intercourse with a student of hers named Tejas (Akash Thosar). The morning after, she reassures herself that it was only a one-time occurrence but later stresses over the power dynamic of a student-teacher relationship. Multiple scenes are woven throughout the segment which depict Kalindi speaking to someone off-screen, in the fashion of an interview. During these cuts, she reveals that she is married to a man named Mihir, who is 12 years older than her and remains a close confidante. Inspired by his adventurous stories of love and numerous short-term relationships, Kalindi is also on a mission to explore her own sexuality. She begins dating her colleague Neeraj (Randeep Jha), but breaks up with him due to his firm belief in monogamy and his sexual awkwardness. She realizes that Tejas is beginning a relationship with his classmate Natasha (Ridhi Khakhar), which Tejas vehemently denies. To get him to confess, Kalindi obsessively stalks the couple, behaves rudely towards Natasha, and even breaks in to Tejas's room to search for evidence. Finally, in her exasperation, Kalindi relays to Tejas that she was interested in him and that she wishes him luck with Natasha. Tejas tells her that he was unaware of her feelings and is willing to leave Natasha for her, to which Kalindi replies that she is already married, leaving Tejas overwhelmed. Sudhaa (Bhumi Pednekar) and Ajit (Neil Bhoopalam) are secretly in a passionate sexual relationship. It is revealed that Sudha is his maid, who arrives daily to clean his bachelor apartment. Ajit's parents arrive to stay for some time, during which Sudha is shown to diligently work for the family, despite earning only ignorance from Ajit. One day, a family arrives with their daughter for a marriage proposal and Sudha is silently heartbroken. As she prepares food, she watches the two families finalize the marriage and discuss the futures of their children. Sudha serves them tea and finds Ajit romancing his bride-to-be in his room. She appears to be desolate as Ajit's mother distributes sweets and congratulates her. Sudha slowly eats a piece of the sweets and resuming her normal routine, is shown to leave the apartment after yet another day of work.

Cast

Radhika Apte
Kalindi
Bhumi Pednekar
Sudha
Manisha Koirala
Reena
Kiara Advani
Megha
Neil Bhoopalam
Ajit
Akash Thosar
Tejas
Vicky Kaushal
Paras
Sanjay Kapoor
Salman
Neha Dhupia
Rekha
Randeep Jha
Neeraj
Jaideep Ahlawat
Sudhir
Abdul Quadir Amin
Amin
Abhiroy Singh
Sanjeev
Shilpi Tiwari
Sandhya
Samir Zaidi
Akash's Friend

About

The film Lust Stories was scheduled to be released on June 15, 2018 by Netflix.

The duration of the film is 120 minutes.

Rating

Lust Stories got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.

External links

IMDB: Lust Stories

Wikipedia: Lust Stories

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