The music of Bengali feature film Kagojer Nouko was launched in the presence of its cast and crew at the Calcutta Rowing Club on April 25th. Present in the music launch ceremony were Bollywood actress Bidita Bag, Rajesh Sharma, veteran actor Sri. Soumitra Chatterjee, music director Sanchaiyta, director Partha Sarathi Joarder and others who have contributed to the making of this film.
Bidita Bag who had flown in from Mumbai for the music launch seemed to quite excited about this movie and its reach out to the audience. Bidita has played the role of a journo in this movie who, with her “to be father in- law” (Victor Banerjee) is working hard to expose a chit fund scam.
Sri. Soumitra Chatterjee who was also present in the function spoke at length about the movie. When asked about his experience of working with the cast and director of Kagojer Nouko, he said that after over 400 movies there is hardly any new experience and all co- actors are good if you maintain yourself well.
The music in the movie is diverse and has been composed keeping the preferences of all classes of the society in mind. Music director Sanchaiyta said that she had to put in a lot of thought and do extensive research in order to compose the songs for the movie as the movie has a strong patriotic feel to it. There are also two item numbers in the movie, one that will appeal to the classes and one that is meant for the masses. There is also a love song in the movie that the music director hopes will catch up really well with the cine goers of today. Singers like Kunal Ganjawala, Javed Ali, Nilanjana, Sarkar & Kalpana have lent their voices to the songs of the movie.
The story line of Kagojer Nouko is another high point of the movie and is absolutely fitting in the current scenario where thousands of people have been hit by the chit fund scam. The script writer has won great appreciation from all corners owed to his forward thinking and ability to bring up impending issues. Though it is a huge tragedy for the people of the state, the timing of the exposure of the chit fund scam is expected to benefit the movie in more ways than one. Even the crew members of the movie were seen talking about the scam at length and requesting people not to invest in these fraudulent schemes.
Kagojer Nouko is a movie that portrays many different colors of life and is expected to draw the attention of the masses with it’s intelligently thought out plot and soulful music.