Bhakshak True Story: Real 'Munnawarpur' Shelter Home case that inspired Bhumi Pednekar's Netflix film
Bhakshak is inspired by a true story that revolves around a journalist named Vaishali Singh who goes on to unearth a shelter home where minor girls were abused-
The much-awaited trailer of the movie Bhakshak was released on Netflix and in no time it became the talking point among fans on social media. Made under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment, Bhakshak will be available for streaming on Netflix from February 9, 2024. Directed by Pulkit, Bhakshak features actors like Bhumi Pednekar, Sanjay Mishra, Aditya Srivastava, Sai Tamhankar, and more in the leading roles. Going by the Bhakshak Trailer, Bhumi Pednekar plays the character of an investigative journalist named Vaishali Singh who goes on to unearth a horrific Shelter Home Case in 'Munnawarpur' in which women including minors are being abused both mentally and physically. Since you have landed on this page, True Scoop News assumes that you have already watched the trailer and are wondering about Bhakshak True Story or Bhakshak Real Story. Below is everything about Bhakshak True Story-
Is Bhakshak a true story?
The answer is yes. As mentioned by the makers, Bhakshak is inspired by a true story that revolves around a journalist named Vaishali Singh who goes on to unearth a shelter home where minor girls were abused and even raped. Interestingly, the makers have not mentioned the case on which Bhakshak is based on but the storyline has an uncanny similarity with the horrific Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case. Below is everything you need to know about Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case-
Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case
Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case refers to a shelter home that was run under a non-governmental organization called 'Sewa Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti' at Muzaffarpur, Bihar, where cases of sexual abuse, rape and torture were reported. As per reports, medical examination had revealed sexual abuse of 34 out of 42 of the girls living at the shelter.
Brajesh Thakur, the founder of Seva Sankalp Evam Vikas Samiti NGO which ran the shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, is currently serving a life sentence after being convicted by a Delhi court in 2020. Notably, the Bihar Government had handed over the case to the CBI as well. The sexual abuse of inmates of the Muzzafarpur shelter home came to light on May 26, 2018, after the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) submitted a report to the Bihar government highlighting it.
Notably, Bhakshak trailer showcases a report that revealed the abuse going on in the shelter house. The trailer showcased the report was even submitted to the Bihar Government, however, it was suppressed somewhere.