Colors Bangla new serial Nagleela is a mystical tale of love and revenge. This is the tale of two kingdoms. One kingdom worships Lord Shiva while the other kingdom is devotees of Ma Manasa. Added to this is a princess with the power to change into a snake, a prince in love with a devotee of Lord Shiva and you have a great story in the form of Nagleela.
“The story is neither mythological nor a fairytale. It is a periodical, set around two hundred and fifty years ago. Chandrapota and Dokhinchora are the two kingdoms depicted. Dokhinchora’s king is Ishaan Roy and the king of Chandrapota is Kuberchand. Kuberchand’s daughter is Lilaboti. Chandrapota worships Shiva while the other kingdom worships Ma Manasa. The serial depicts the conflict between the two kingdoms mainly on the basis of these religious differences. It also has the love triangle too” said director Amal Banik.
Actress Sauriti Banerjee Jha, whose first serial was Thik Jeno Love Story will be seen playing the role of Lilaboti, while actress Shreemaa Bhattacharjee will be seen as Ganga in the serial. Ishaan Roy’s character will be played by Sourjya Bhattacharjee (his first serial was Star Jalsa’s Bojhen Se Bojhena).
Dolon Roy (Lahoma, Lilabati’s mother), Moumita Chakroborty (Fullora), Sayak (Jagaan, son of Fullora), Suchismita (Hetik), Animesh Bhaduri (Tilak, Ishaan’s father) and Sohini Sanyal (Chandara, Ishaan’s mother) will be seen in pivotal roles in the serial.
A five day activity will also be undertaken where snake charmers wearing branded t-shirt will be travelling in local trains for the promotion of the serial. On the day of the launch, Lord Shiv from the serial Maa Durga will travel to Tarakeshwar temple with the cast and introduce them to the audiences.
The elaborate and beautiful set has been beautifully designed by Shakti Sharma and Ashis Adhkary. Costume and Styling is by Riturapa while the DOP is Dipankar Saha. The script has been written by Pronita Mukherjee Jana while the story is by Paramita Basu. Nagleela’s concept is by Sahana Dutta while the music has been composed by Mayukh and Mainak.
The show will be aired from 7th March (Shivratri), every Monday to Saturday at 7pm only on Colors Bangla.