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Mimi movie review and release LIVE UPDATES: Prabhas shares special wish for Adipurush co-star Kriti Sanon

Mimi movie release live updates: Laxman Utekar directorial Mimi stars Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi, Sai Tamhankar, Supriya Pathak and Manoj Pahwa. The film is streaming on Netflix and Jio Cinema.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 27, 2021 7:27:12 pm
prabhas wishes kriti sanonPrabhas and Kriti Sanon will start shooting the second schedule of Adipurush soon. (Photo: Prabhas/Instagram)

Kriti Sanon and Pankaj Tripathi’s surrogacy drama Mimi is live on Netflix and Jio Cinema, the film’s team announced during an Instagram interaction on Monday evening. The film was supposed to release on July 30. However, in honour of lead star Kriti’s birthday on July 27, the movie started streaming on OTT platforms from 6:30 pm on Monday.

Earlier, during an interaction with indianexpress.com, director Laxman Utekar had stated that Mimi does not attempt to break any taboo as it is just a humorous and emotional tale of two mothers. “This film is an emotional journey of two mothers and Bhanu. We are not trying to break any taboo. It is a tale told very humorously. But it does explain surrogacy in a basic language,” the director told indianexpress.com.

Kriti Sanon plays a surrogate mother in Mimi. Talking about the prep for her role, Kriti said, “I divided the film into two parts – A happy schedule and a sad schedule. The first schedule was easier because the only thing I had to do was pick up the accent and mannerism but in the second schedule, I had to put on 15 kilos to look pregnant from the face. Not exercising at all, stuffing myself even when I was not hungry and eating all sorts of oily food made me nauseous. That was a bit of a journey.”

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19:24 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Kriti Sanon: An outsider who made her way despite no Bollywood connections

On the Mimi star's birthday, take a quick look at this outsider's journey, who marked her presence in Bollywood despite having no 'filmy' connections. CLICK HERE. 

18:55 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Check out this fun BTS photo of Mimi star Kriti Sanon!
 
 
 
 
 
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18:30 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Hear Mimi's new track Yaane Yaane now!

18:00 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Mimi director Laxman Utekar on making 'small-town' centered films

"I come from a small town in Maharashtra. I am a son of a farmer. So, I think I can relate to what happens in a lower-middle-class family. I don’t know how a person living in Bandra or Juhu will react to a situation but I sure know how a person in Nasik will react. That is my observation and comfort. I would rather express or try to make people laugh through an emotion that I know of or can understand. That is how I look at the genre,” Utekar told indianexpress.com.

17:42 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Pankaj Tripathi and Kriti Sanon talk to us about their 'Mimi experience'

17:12 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Streaming giant Netflix's 'special' wish for the Mimi star
16:48 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Here's how Kriti Sanon's Adipurush co-star Sunny Singh wished her!
16:27 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Malaika Arora's wish for Kriti Sanon features Arjun Kapoor too

Malaika Arora posted a picture in which a happy Kriti Sanon, Arjun Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao posed with her. Malaika shared the picture to wish Kriti on her birthday.

16:14 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Tiger Shroff wishes Kriti Sanon, says 'see you soon at work'

Tiger Shroff wished Kriti Sanon on her birthday. He wrote, "Wish you the best of health and happinness. See you at work soon." The two are all set to share the screen in Vikas Bahl's Ganapath.

15:16 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Kriti Sanon on her Mimi co-star Pankaj Tripathi

Kriti Sanon opened up on her bond with her Mimi co-star Pankaj Tripathi. “When I was working on Bareilly Ki Barfi, in my first scene with him, I was a little hesitant and scared because all of a sudden I was surrounded by him, Seema Pahwa ma’am and so many stalwarts. And this was a film that was away from my zone and was in this new world. But humari tuning baith gayi thi. Even in that film, we didn’t have many dialogues but even sharing a glance was enough for us and the audience to understand what are the characters talking about. So, it is then (in that film) when I found my comfort with him as an actor. I felt I could be free and perform without any pressure," she said. 

14:45 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Prabhas says Kriti Sanon's contribution to Adipurush is 'precious'
 
 
 
 
 
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Prabhas is all praise for Adipurush co-star Kriti Sanon. Wishing the actor, Prabhas wrote, "What you bring to the sets of #Adipurush is so precious!"

14:30 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Kareena Kapoor Khan shares birthday wishes for Mimi actor

Kriti Sanon, who celebrates birthday today, received wishes from Kareena Kapoor Khan. The actor shared picture of Mimi actor on her Instagram stories with "Happy birthday to the lovely Kriti" written over it. 

14:04 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Kriti Sanon takes viewers inside the world of Mimi
 
 
 
 
 
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In a behind-the-scenes video, Kriti Sanon introduces her Mimi family.

13:44 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Evelyn Edwards: So grateful to have been part of Mimi

Evelyn Edwards, who plays a pivotal role in Mimi, shared a selfie of herself with Kriti Sanon and Pankaj Tripathi. The actor wrote, "#Mimi is out NOW on @NetflixIndia! So so honored and grateful to have been a part of this beautiful film!"

13:20 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Anushka Sharma wishes 'splending birthday' to Kriti Sanon

13:01 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Shreya Ghoshal wishes 'Param Sundari' Kriti Sanon on birthday
12:40 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Pankaj Tripathi says comedy films are a strong medium to convey a message to the audience

Pankaj Tripathi, who plays Bhanu in Kriti Sanon's Mimi, spoke about how a comedy film can put across a message in much easier manner. 

“Your mental calmness increases when you watch a comedy film. In that space, when the filmmaker is trying to put across a poignant statement or message, it creates a lasting impression. Films are a strong medium, why waste it only on entertainment. If you can convey a message in a this way then why not?” Pankaj said in an interview with indianexpress.com.

12:22 (IST)27 Jul 2021
We were sure Bhanu will be played by Pankaj Tripathi: Mimi director Laxman Utekar

Mimi director Laxman Utekar confessed that Bhanu was written keeping Pankaj in mind. “Before even getting started with the script, we were sure Bhanu will be played by Pankaj sir. The dialogues were written keeping Pankaj sir in mind,” the director told indianexpress.com.

12:01 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Adipurush director Om Raut wishes Kriti Sanon on birthday

Adipurush director Om Raut tweeted a BTS picture of himself with Kriti Sanon. "Here's to sharing many more conversations and laughs together. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday @kritisanon," he wrote via Twitter.

11:30 (IST)27 Jul 2021
Kriti Sanon gets praise from producer Sajid Nadiadwala

Producer Sajid Nadiadwala, who launched Kriti Sanon with Heropanti, expressed how proud he is of the actor's growth. In a tweet, he mentioned, "Your performances & growth from #Heropanti to #Mimi just makes me smile & I’m so proud of you each day! Party popper Wishing you all the success & waiting to see you touch more milestones!" In response to the tweet, Kriti wrote, "Thank you so much Sajid sir!! Sparkling heart validation from you means alot!! Love you."

Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon is celebrating her 31st birthday today. The birthday is special for Kriti as her latest release Mimi, which premiered on Monday, is receiving a positive response from the audience and critics alike. The actor will be seen next in Bachchan Pandey. She also has Bhediya, Hum Do Hamare Do and Adipurush in her kitty.

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