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New Bengali Film Roga Howar Sohoj Upaye Review; A Hilarious take on Obsession with Zero Figure

Director Debaloy Bhattacharya’s recently released film Roga Howar Sohoj Upaye is based essentially on the idea of cutting down the excess weight, Sohoje (easily). A topic that is so relevant in today’s world as people are as obsessed with getting a zero figure as they are with looking good.

The story is about Joy who is a chef at a five star hotel. He is suspended for some days as his dish contains a hair, which is a breach in the hygiene rules issued by the hotel. During his suspension, Joy spends his time singing songs, cooking up new dishes and going to different places in the city. He gets a call from a girl, Ranjana who mistakenly calls him up assuming that his number is that of Netaji Food Shop. Joy avoids the call only to answer them after some days. He makes food and carries it to her house. Love blossoms between the two gradually and they get married. However the twist in tale happens after marriage. Ranjana becomes a little chubby due to the good food fed by her husband. Joy then starts craving for a slimmer wife. Hence, he starts giving hints to Ranjana to tone down. Joy leaves for an office assignment and when he comes back he finds a new woman in the house. He is shocked. Where is his wife Ranjana? Can Joy find his wife? What happened to his wife?

Debutant director Debaloy Bhattacharya must be given the credit for actually making a film on such a topical issue. The narration of the film in the first half is fun and breezy. Joy and Ranjana bonding over food, proposing in a field full of brinjals, all will surely bring a smile on your face. Not many films, or for that matter love stories have been made in India showing people bonding over food. The funny one liners also lend charm to the flow of events.

It is in the second half that the film loses the breeziness and tends to drag. After the first half is over, many seated in the audience would have been able to guess the final outcome of the film. This predictability along with the preaching that takes over the film mar the fun filled mood created in the first half. The sequence of the party organized by Feather Girls or the sequence where Rudranil Ghosh dresses up as Netaji will surely confuse many seated in the audience.

Music by Indraadip Dasgupta is soothing and will stay with you even after you leave the hall. Thikana lekha nei is quite hummable!!

Cinematography by Sirsha Roy is good. Not often do we get to see the beauty of the deserted streets of Kolkata at midnight.

The cast consisting of Parambrata Chatterjee, Raima Sen, Riya Sen, Biswanath Basu, Rudranil Ghosh do a good job with the roles assigned to them. Riya’s seductive dance to the yester year song “Aar Koto Raat Eka Thakbo” is well shot and choreographed. A fitting tribute to actress Debosree Roy who actually performed in the original song!!

Roga Howar Sohoj Upaye is an eye opener for many individuals who think going to expensive fat reducing courses will make them slimmer within a short span of time. Instead, one must eat healthy and exercise to cut down on the fats, which incidentally is the Sohoj Upaye (easy way) that the director hints at in the film.

Sholoana Bangaliana Rating- 3/5

New Bengali Film Roga Howar Sohoj Upaye Review by:

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Musical Evening Baadh Bhenge Dao celebrates India and Bangladesh’s shared love for Tagore; 92.7 Big FM Initiative

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The two nations namely India and Bangladesh may be separated by the international border but when it comes to Rabindranath Tagore and his works, the two nations are united. This was again proved by the musical concert Baadh Bhenge Dao which took place at GD Birla Sabhaghar recently.

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Lopamudra Mita, Rupankar Bagchi represented India while Bangladeshi singers Mita Huq and Lily Islam represented the other nation at the concert. The singers regaled the audience with their rendering of one Tagore song after the other. The event was indeed a memorable one for the lovers of Rabindra Sangeet living on both sides of the border.

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The success of this event re-instated the fact that Indian and Bangladesh still share the same vibes when it comes to art and music, more so when it concerns Rabindranath Tagore.

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This event was the final culmination of the month long initiative of 92.7 Big FM to celebrate the 154th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore titled Big Rabi Porbo.

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Audio Music Album of Bengali Film Manihara Launched; Deconstructing Tagore’s Manihara


Music Launch of Upcoming Bengali Film Manihara

The music launch of the upcoming Bengali film Manihara took place in the august presence of Sohini Sarkar, Chiranjeet, Subhabrata Chatterjee, Biplab Chatterjee, Madhura and others.

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Based on a story by Rabindranath Tagore, the story of Manihara has been de-constructed by the director, Subhabrata Chatterjee. “Tagore’s Manihara is one which I had read a couple of times before making the film. When I actually thought of making a feature film, my mind stuck to this story and hence I came up with this film. The biggest challenge was that this film had already been made by a master (Satyajit Ray) and hence I was under much pressure. However I have tried to present the film in my own perspective. The setting is contemporary and hence the characters are ones with which one will be able to relate easily” said the director.

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The director also added that Sohini Sarkar was not the first actress that he had in mind for the role of Manideepa in the film. “I initially wanted Swastika to do the film but due to some miscommunication that did not happen. Since the role was a powerful one, we needed an equally powerful actress. It is then that Sohini came in the scene. I had to brief her for over an hour before she got the grip of the character. We also used to sit before the shoot began and discussed aspects of the character. I think Sohini did a fabulous job as Manideepa” added the director.

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Chiranjit who plays an important role in the film was highly affirmative of the success of this film. The actor said “I have acted in many films in my forty years career. I have also directed a few hit films. Hence you can assume that I understand film making a little bit. From that experience I can say this will be a good film”.

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With three songs in the film, the music of the film has been composed by Bob. “It was a huge challenge for me to compose the music of this film. No songs of Tagore have been used in the film. We have made contemporary music for the film. The background score has an eerie feel to it and will gel well with the content of the film” said Bob.

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Sohini Sarkar who plays the role of Manideepa in the film said “I had a great time working in this film as the cast and crew consisted mainly of young people. Subhabrata has an experience in making ad films and that helped him immensely during the shoot of the film”. When questioned whether she had the same fetish for jewelry as her on screen character, the actress smiled and said “Which girl dislikes jewelry? The role fulfilled my wish of wearing different kinds of jewelry very well”.

With such a great cast, interesting storyline and good music, Manihara should be on your must watch film list!!

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Bengali Audio Music Album of Boshonto Eshe Geche Launched; Actor Debshankar Halder trying a stint at Comedy with the Film


Music Launch of Bosonto Eshe Geche

The music launch of the upcoming Bengali film Bosonto Eshe Geche took place recently in the presence of Debshankar Haldar, Saswata Chatterjee, Tuhin Mukherjee, Agnijita Roy, Samidh, Soma, Ujjaini and director Arindam Chakraborty.

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The film Boshonto Eshe Geche is a sex comedy involving two professors namely Ratikanta and Dr. Anupam Sen. The two professors are researching on the middle age sexual crisis of men and have come up with some innovative ideas. The professors develop a vaccine called “Excito-nito” to help solve the middle age crisis of the males. Shireen, daughter of Dr. Anupam Sen falls in love with Ratikanta. What happens as a result is what Boshonto Eshe Geche is all about.

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“This is the first time that a sex comedy is done in Bengali film. There is nothing vulgar in the film and I have not resorted to slapstick comedy. Making Debshankar Halder act in a comedy role was a big challenge. He has always acted in serious roles and hence I thought of using him in this role. He has done a marvelous job. Apu da (Saswata Chatterjee) does comic roles but Debshankar da has surpassed him” said director Arindam Chakraborty.

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The music of the film has been composed by Samidh. There are four songs in the film. Samidh, Timir, Ujjaini and Malini have lent their voices to the songs in the film. The lyrics of three songs have been penned down by Samidh while Soma has penned the lyrics of one song.

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“I play the role of Ratikanta in the film. I enjoyed doing this film because every morning you read the newspaper or watch a television channel, you see depressing news- crime, corruption and other such things. Hence doing a comic role and giving the audience a chance to laugh for two hours is a great thing. I just hope they enjoy the film as much as we did while doing the film” said Saswata Chatterjee.

The film is slated for release on the 7th of August.

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New Bengali Film Boudi.com Review; A Fun-Filled Family Entertainer For The Lazy Monsoon Weekend


Premiere of New Bengali Film Boudi.com

Based on late Shailesh Guha Neogi’s stage play Boudir Biye, Director Raaj Mukherjee’s recently released film Boudi.com is the tale of five brothers. The younger brothers want their elder brother Yudisthir to get married. The lack of a woman in their household leads to much problems and troubles in their lives. However, the elder brother refuses to get married. As a result, the younger brothers start selecting girls suiting their nature. The brother who likes wrestling selects a wrestler, the one who likes to sing selects a singer and likewise. Yudisthir however announces one day that he is already married. The younger brothers are all shocked. How Yudisthir’s wife wins over the hearts of the younger brothers is what the film is all about.

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Director Raaj Mukherjee’s Boudi.Com, though adapted from the stage play Boudir Biye will remind many of the Amitabh Bachchan- Hema Malini starrer Satte Pe Satta. In that film, the elder brother marries to bring a woman in their household and to restore normalcy in their lives. The same is the case with this film. However, it has to be highlighted that Raaj Mukherjee’s Boudi.Com is better directed than his last directed films namely Picnic, Life in Park Street. There is an element of humor in the film which is not slapstick and hence do not irk the viewers. The showcasing of the lives of the brothers which is in a mess also is practical. However, the director could have avoided the unnecessary songs and should have controlled the over acting by the cast.

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Subhayu has composed the music of this film. The six songs in the film are nothing exceptional and it is unlikely you will remember them after you leave the hall. Irene Sarkar’s rendition of the Rabindrasangeet, Alo Amar Alo however is soothing and will stay with you.

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Acting by the cast has its highs and lows. Saswata Chatterjee as Yudisthir and Rachana Banerjee as his wife are the two actors who shine out. They actually lend normalcy to the film’s acting department. The other actors were just hamming and were way too loud for comfort. Joy Badlani, Malobika Banerjee, Sumit Samadder, Kanchan Mullick and Samrat Mukherjee spoilt their parts with all tha over acting and that spoiled the fun of the film. Partha Sarathi as the servant of the five brothers was better than the others.

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Boudi.Com makes for a one time watch. However if you have read the play, chances are you may not like the over the top acting in the film which often spoils the flow of the film.

New Bengali Film Boudi.com Review by:

Priyanka

Priyanka Dutta takes a keen interest in lifestyle and entertainment related news. She also enjoys interviewing celebrities and other renowned personalities. Priyanka holds a post graduate degree in English and Mass Communication. Journalism is her passion and she has reported for many a reputed international web portals.

The information and views set out in this movie review are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the Publication/Organization. Neither the Publication/Organization nor any person acting on their behalf may be held responsible for the use which may be made of the information contained therein.