Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Pradeep Sarkar|
Aksshay Jayantilal Gada
|Written by||Mitesh Shah (Dialogue)|
|Based on||Beta Kaagdo by Anand Gandhi|
Tota Roy Chowdhury
|Edited by||Dharmendra Sharma|
|Distributed by||Pen India Limited|
|Box office||₹5.46 crore|
Helicopter Eela is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Pradeep Sarkar. It features Kajol in the lead role as an aspiring singer and single mother and is written by Mitesh Shah and Anand Gandhi. It is based on the Gujarati play Beta, Kaagdo, written by Anand Gandhi.
- Kajol as Eela Raiturkar
- Riddhi Sen as Vivaan Raiturkar
- Rashi Mal as Nikita
- Tota Roy Chowdhury as Arun Raiturkar
- Neha Dhupia as Lisa Marine
- Shataf Figar as Madhavi Bhogat
- Atul Kulkarni as Prime Minister
- Mukesh Rishi as Rajesh Kumar Sharma
- Imran Khan in cameo appearance as himself
- Anu Malik in cameo appearance as himself
- Alisha Chinoy in cameo appearance as herself
- Ila Arun in cameo appearance as herself
- Shaan in cameo appearance as himself
- Amitabh Bachchan in cameo appearance
- R._J._Alok as Chemistry Professor
Marketing and promotion
|Soundtrack album by Amit Trivedi, Raghav Sachar and Daniel B. George|
|Released||3 October 2018|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Amit Trivedi chronology|
|Raghav Sachar chronology|
The background score and two originals of the film is composed by Daniel B.George and other songs are composed by Amit Trivedi and Raghav Sachar. The lyrics are written by Swanand Kirkire, Asma and Shyam Anuragi (noted). The first song "Mumma Ki Parchai" was released on 13 August 2018. The second song "Yaadon Ki Almari" was released on 20 August 2018.The song of the film, "Ruk Ruk Ruk Arre Baba Ruk" from the 1994 film Vijaypath originally sung by Alisha Chinoy and composed by Anu Malik has been recreated for this film by Raghav Sachar in the voice of Palomi Ghosh.
|1.||"Mumma Ki Parchai"||Amit Trivedi||Ronit Sarkar||4:06|
|2.||"Yaadon Ki Almari"||Amit Trivedi||Palomi Ghosh||3:49|
|3.||"Dooba Dooba"||Amit Trivedi||Arijit Singh, Sunidhi Chauhan||4:03|
|4.||"Chand Lamhe" (Lyrics by Asma)||Daniel B. George||Shilpa Rao||4:04|
|5.||"Khoya Ujaala"||Daniel B.George||Palomi Ghosh||4:13|
|6.||"Ruk Ruk Ruk" (Lyrics by Shyam Anuragi)||Raghav Sachar||Palomi Ghosh||4:09|
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