Secondly, almost every traditional plot-pusher for the man-woman drama has been exhausted, and nearly every authentic love in recent times — think Jab Harry Met Sejal, Laila Majnu, Kedarnath or Dhadak — has fared below expectation. Kalank, in this context, would seem like an ideal scope to reorganise things, given its plot is centred on extramarital love. Lately, the tendency to be guarded about these subjects is evident in Hollywood, too. She is an upper-class Hindu housewife in pre-Partition Pakistan travelling to India while he is her Muslim lover. So, it is okay to project sex as something raunchy or sleazy, but any mature exploration of the subject is taboo. In a recent article in The Guardian, Film Editor Catherine Shoard revealed how the number of films classified 18 in Britain for sex has gone down drastically. The gala star cast, the monstrous budget the film is rumoured to have cost producers Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala around Rs crore , the extravagant sets, and the hummable tunes would seem like a perfect cushion for the makers to take a calculated risk. So, while kissing and lovemaking scenes can face hostile censor reception, raunchy dancing — often accompanied by double entendre lyrics — is okay, from the cabaret dances of the seventies to presentday item numbers. The setting would seem just right to spark off irresistible dilemma within her. Will she give up the momentary urge to pull up her lover, and continue her journey towards a loveless marriage with her honourable Hindu husband in post-Partition India? Updated Date: He gets stabbed on the platform the very next second and you stifle a yawn. First, filmmakers have started looking at niche, audience-driven digital platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime to create genre-bending tales of sexuality, such as Lust Stories and Made In Heaven respectively.