Ek Je Chhilo Raja

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Ek Je Chhilo Raja
Ek Je Chhilo Raja film poster.png
Film poster
Directed bySrijit Mukherji
Written bySrijit Mukherji
Screenplay bySrijit Mukherji
StarringSee below
Music byIndraadip Dasgupta
Edited byPronoy Dasgupta
Production
companies
Distributed bySVF Entertainment
Release date
  • 12 October 2018 (2018-10-12)[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageBengali

Ek Je Chhilo Raja is an Indian Bengali drama film directed by Srijit Mukherji,[2] under the banner of SVF Entertainment Pvt Ltd, starring Jisshu Sengupta in the titular role of Maharaja Mahendra Kumar Chowdhury as well as the Bhawal sanyasi. The film also stars Jaya Ahsan, Aparna Sen, Anirban Bhattacharya, Anjan Dutt, Rudranil Ghosh and Sreenanda Shankar.[2] The movie was released during Durga puja 2018.[2][3] Most of the film was shot at Kathgola in Murshidabad. The film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali at India's 66th National Film Awards.

Plot[edit]

The movie is based on the Bhawal case, an extended Indian court case about a possible impostor who claimed to be the prince of Bhawal, who was presumed dead a decade earlier.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

All lyrics written by Srijato; all music composed by Indraadip Dasgupta.

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Esho Hey (এসো হে)"SrijatoIndraadip DasguptaShreya Ghoshal & Ishan Mitra3:37
2."Tu Dikkhe Na (তু দিখে না)"SrijatoIndraadip DasguptaKailash Kher & Ishan Mitra5:56
3."Maharajo"Rabindranath Tagore, SrijatoRabindranath Tagore, Indraadip DasguptaSahana Bajpaie4:16
4."Ke Ami Kothay"SrijatoIndraadip DasguptaArijit Singh3:03
5."Ruthey Naina"SrijatoIndraadip DasguptaKaushiki Chakraborty2:42

Release and reception[edit]

Ek Je Chhilo Raja released on 12 October 2018. Bengali newspaper Anandabazar Patrika wrote in their review that Jisshu Sengupta performance was one of the best portrayals in his career. They also praised the mind blowing performance by the exceptionally talented Jaya Ahsan, who in other words stole the show.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaya starrer 'Ek Je Chhilo Raja' releases new track 'Maharajo'". 30 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Mazumdar, Shreyanka (17 April 2018). "Dubbing for Ek Je Chilo Raja starts". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  3. ^ "'Ek Je Chhilo Raja': Anirban Bhattacharya spills the beans on his character". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ রায়, অময় দেব. "মুভি রিভিউ: যিশুর সেরা অভিনয়, তবে কামাল করলেন জয়া". anandabazar.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 12 October 2018.

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