There are just few films which have inspired Mahesh Bhatt and about which he has spoken with such enthusiasm. But according to media reports and his status on Twitter, Mahesh Bhatt has been overwhelmed with the Bengali film RAJKAHINI, directed by National Award winning director and his new protégé, Srijit Mukherji.
Shrikant Mohta & Mahendra Soni – Shri Venkatesh Films Productions organized a special screening for Bollywood industry. Director Srijit Mukherjee along with ‘Begum Jaan’ Rituparna Sengupta greeted the guests personally. Mahesh Bhatt came with Mukesh Bhatt, Manish Gupta (director of Rahaasya), Anjum Rizvi (Producer of Wednesday), Nagesh Kukunoor, Babul Supriyo, Sonali Kulkarni, Gurmeet Choudhury, Sharbani Mukherjee and many other were present to watch this film.
RAJKAHINI directed by the celebrated director Srijit, is based on the partition of Bengal. A new border that runs right through a brothel and what happens as a result is what the film all about. Addressing the media Mahesh Bhatt later said that Srijit Mukherjee”s Rajkahini, is a soul stirring tale told with fierce passion. He also praised Rituparna Sengupta for her performance as Begum Jaan.
At the end of the screening veteran journalists, filmmakers and celebrities gave a standing ovation and thunderous applause to team Rajkahini.