A quintessential feminist movie, Queen (2014) received rave reviews from critics upon its release in the year 2014. This movie’s cast includes the Fashion-fame Kangana Ranaut, Rajkumar Rao and Lisa Haydon and is directed by Vikas Bahl. It is a comedy-drama film about a naive middle-class girl in Delhi who embarks on a honeymoon journey to Paris and Amsterdam all alone after her marriage is cut off by her fiance just two day before the occasion. Despite being critically acclaimed, this movie is a commercial hit as well standing as the fourth highest-grossing movie in the year it was released.
The protagonist of the film is Rani. She is a naivete who lives in Rajouri Garden, Delhi. Coming from a very conservative family, she is always escorted by her brothers in wherever she goes, which although gives her safety invariably renders her closed to the outer world. Rani is engaged to Vijay for marriage. When all her marriage works are happening in full pace, Rani receives the shocking news from Vijay just two days before the event that he is canceling the marriage. The reason he gives is that Rani is not apt for him considering the modern lifestyle he lives. This blow confines Rani in her room for a day, after which she emerges as an individual who wants to take her life in her hands.
The pre-booked honeymoon trip seems to be the right place for Rani to rejuvenate herself she decides. Facing a hindrance from her conservative family initially, Rani convinces them to pursue her will. Her first journey is to Paris, where she gets in trouble two times. Appalled by the bitter experience, Rani decides to leave back home. During that time, she becomes friends with Vijayalakshmi, who is the daughter of a man who works at the hotel Rani is staying. Rani’s decision to leave is derailed by the company of Vijayalakshmi, who shows her the brighter side of Paris. In this process, Rani undergoes a change in personality where she get more open. Then as days go by, she bids goodbye to Vijayalakshmi and goes to Paris, where she meets more circumstances that brings out the real person in her. The music for this movie was scored by Amit Trivedi. Queen was released by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Phantom Films in 2014 in Blu Ray format. This movie is certified U/A and has a run time of 148 minutes. It is in the language of Hindi along with English subtitles.