Tag: Bengali-Comedy

Upcoming Bengali film Mon Churi’s song recording saw actor Saswata Chatterjee crooning to the tunes of composer Raja Narayan Deb


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“Bolo bolo bolo sobe..Sopoth bolo sorobe

Dos mohavidyalaya r sunaam rakhibo bhobe

Rajajani, Khepmari, jottochuri..”

Music director Raja Narayan Deb, Biswanath Basu, Saswata Chatterjee and Sumit Samaddar were found singing this song for the upcoming Bengali film Mon Churi at a recording studio in South Kolkata. The song was the oath taking song for the University of Thieves where the characters Gonesh, Kartik and Safailal used to study before they became ace thieves.

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In between the song recording, Saswata Chatterjee said “This is actually my second attempt at singing a song for a Bengali film. I had sung before in Aschorjo Prodeep. I am singing less and just reciting more. I had to go for multiple retakes to actually sing the lines well. God knows how the audience will react to my singing”.

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Director Premasish Dey’s story Mon Churi is about two burglars Gonesh and Kartik. They are brilliant students of the University of Thieves. However they do not know the art of stealing hearts. It is in their pursuit of stealing hearts that they undergo a change.

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The film has two songs and the lyrics of the songs have been penned down by Sumit Samaddar who plays the role of Safailal in the film. “I am doing a role in the film and hence it was quite easy for me to pen down the song. I had already sung the title track of Bhooter Bobhitshot and I am having quite fun singing another song now”.

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Produced by Eastern Entertainment, the film starts Kharaj Mukherjee, Konineeca Banerjee, Daminee Benny Basu, Paran Bandopadhyay in important roles.

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“Kolkata Comedy Carnival” makes an Effort to Boost the Comedy Theater Groups of Kolkata

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As the saying goes, laughter is the best medicine to cure many dangerous ailments in your body. This helps to spread happiness and also helps avoid conflicts among the people. In the present day life style of the people, one hardly gets a chance to laugh with their near and dear ones. Keeping this in mind, Behala Natun Dal organized an eight day long Kolkata Comedy Carnival at Sarat Sadan, Behala. In its fifth session, the Kolkata Comedy Carnival was inaugurated by Soumitra Chattopadhyay and his daughter Poulami Chatterjee. The audience witnessed a drama ‘Sobjanta’, performed by Soumitra Chattopadhyay’s group Mukhomukhi.

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The mission of Kolkata Comedy Carnival is to support comedy theatres as a vital and influential art form. The theatre festival is committed to bring independent comedy plays on the stage for the audience to view and appreciate.

Some of the plays which will be staged include Akkel Gurum, Blank Verse, Adhara Madhura, Ballavpuer Rupkatha, Rangroop and Dudh Kheyeche Mawo.

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The closing ceremony of the carnival will mark the comedy drama “Atithi” played by Swapnalu Group.

If you are a theatre lover, make sure you head to this comedy carnival and have your share your laughs.

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Upcoming Bengali Comedy Film ‘Jamai Boron’ Goes on Floors; A Jamai Sashti Special being lined up

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Director Arunava Mukherjee’s upcoming Bengali film Jamai Boron is currently under production and team Sholoana Bangaliana visited the sets when the film’s climax scene was being shot.

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“The first half is a black comedy and the second half of the film is a completely laugh it loud comedy. There is no cheap humor used in the film. The comedy is genuine and will surely tickle the funny bone of many people watching the film” said director Arunava Mukherjee.

The story of the film is about Gopal who is an employee at a private firm. He is liked by his boss Makhan Tolapatra. He tells Gopal not to look at any other girl other than his only daughter Gullu. If he dared to do that, then his boss will send him back to Mirchigram, near Gobindapur. Scared Gopal tries to love Gullu. Whether he succeeds or not is what the film will reveal.

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Dpiankar Dey (Brojoshekhar), Kharaj Mukherjee (Gobindo), Dulal Lahiri (Makhan), Manasi Sinha (Sulata), Candy (Candy), Suchandra Vaniya (Gullu), Rohan Bhattacharjee (Gopal), Biplab Banerjee (Taraknath) will be seen in important roles in the film.

Produced by Suvendu Bhattachajee, the editing will be handled by Biswajit Parua while the cinematography will be handled by Arindam Bhattacharya. Prabhat Mekdar is the art director of this film. The music has been composed by Kumarjeet and Sumit Acharya. Shaan, Avijit, Jubin, June have lent their voices to the songs in the film.

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The film will be shot in various parts of the city like Mala Samanta’s house near Ruby, Rajbari at Belgachia and Select House.

The film will be released on the occasion of Jamai Sasthi, revealed the director.

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Interview: Actor Arjun Chakraborty on New Bengali Film ‘Janla Diye Bou Palalo’; The Runaway Bride’s Partner in Crime

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Arjun Chakraborty, the younger son of veteran Tollywood actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty has been mesmerizing the audience with his seasoned acting in films like Chirodini Tumi je Amar, Bonku Babu and others. The actor will be seen enacting the role of Upa Gupta in Aniket Chattopadhyay’s Friday release ‘Janla Die Bou Palalo’. Sholoana Bangaliana correspondent Priyanka Dutta caught up with the young actor for a quick sneak-peek into the making of this New Bengali Film….

Priyanka Dutta, Sholoana Bangaliana‘Janla Die Bou Palalo’ is a queer name for a Bengali film. When you were selected for the role, what was your initial reaction?

Arjun Chakraborty– Honestly, initially I was surprised on hearing the name. But when you know it is director Aniket Chattopadhyay at the helm of affairs such queer names do not sound new. Take for instance Bye Bye Bangkok or Mahapurush O Kaapurush- all have queer names. But once I was done with reading the script I was left with no doubts as to why the film was so named. The comic element was itself evident in the film and from the posters the audience must have now understood that they will be witnessing two hours of rib tickling genuine comedy.

Tell us something about your character Upa Gupta….

Arjun Chakraborty– Upa Gupta, the character that I play in the film is a studious boy but his real passion lies in music. To pursue his passion, he runs away from his home. What happens to Upa Gupta while he is on the run is what the film will unveil.

How was the experience of working with an experienced director like Aniket Chattopadhyay?

Arjun Chakraborty– Oh, I had a great time actually! I got to learn many nuances of acting from him. What was the most difficult part were the late night shoots, to which most of us were not accustomed to. The film demanded shots to be taken late at night. Hence we had night shifts. Still it was fabulous and I had a great learning experience.

You are paired opposite Amrita, who is making her debut in the Bengali Film industry with this film. How well did you get along with her?

Arjun Chakraborty– Initially we hardly knew other. But in the course of the shooting we got to know each other and now we are good friends. Though she may be making her debut with this film, she is professional as far as her working style goes.

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Can you share any funny incident that you had during the shooting of the film?

Arjun Chakraborty– When you have actors like Kanchan, Biswanath, Lama with you as co-actors, every shoot ought to have humorous incidents. During the late night shoots, many of us used to feel sleepy. But suddenly someone used to crack a joke and we all used to start laughing and get re-energized.

What is the next project that you are working on?

Ajun Chakraborty– I am currently working on two films titled Kokon Tomar Asbe Telephone and Auto Number 9696.

What are your expectations from the film ‘Janla Die Bou Palalo’?

Arjun Chakraborty– We actors have high expectations from all our films. But there is no fixed formula with the help of which we can achieve success. However we have all worked hard, especially our director Aniket Chattopadhyay. It will be very gratifying if the audience appreciates our hard work and the film becomes a success.

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Team Sholoana Bangaliana wishes the cast and crew of Janla Die Bou Palalo all the best and hopes that the producers Jalan Ineternational Films Pvt Ltd along with the entire team of the film will get to celebrate overwhelming success this Diwali.

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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.