Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona

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Ranjana Ami ar Ashbo Na
Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Anjan Dutt
Produced by Rana Sarkar
Written by Anjan Dutt
Starring Anjan Dutt
Parno Mittra
Lew Hilt
Amyt Datta
Nondon Bagchi
Ushasie Chakraborty
Music by Neel Dutt
Cinematography Supriyo Dutta
Edited by Arghyakamal Mitra
Distributed by Dag Creative Media
Release date
  • 24 June 2011 (2011-06-24) (India)
Country India
Language Bengali

Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona (Bengali: রঞ্জনা আমি আর আসবনা, English: Ranjana, I will not come back again) is a 2011 Bengali language Indian rock musical drama film by Anjan Dutt. The film won three national film awards in 2011 including best music direction and best feature film in Bengali.[1]

Plot[edit]

Anjan Dutt, Amyt Datta, Lew Hilt, Nondon Bagchi, all in their mid-50's are members of a successful Bangla-band. They go for a show in North Bengal where Ranjana performs a small opening salutation. Anjan Dutt asks Ranjana (Parno Mittra) to come and meet him in Kolkata and promises to help her in recording her solo. Once in Kolkata, Ranjana stays at Anjan's house with him and his housekeeper, Kanchan Mullick. One night Anjan tries to seduce Ranjana but due to too much drinking and he faints allowing Ranjana to run. But she stays and nourishes him. This changes Anjan's attitude towards her and he teaches her music.

After much insisting, an audio company agrees to record Ranjana's song but no one is interested. Anjan seeks help of his journalist friend and books a primetime show on a top news channel to promote her.

This results in making her a super-hit rockstar....

Anjan is hospitalized and Ranjana comes to meet and tell him about her first rock concert. Ranjana tries to persuaded him to come to the show. He quotes "Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona." Anjan dies in the hospital while Ranjana performs in the concert.

Critical reception[edit]

The film was favoured by critics. Anandabazar Patrika gave the film a score of 8 out of 10. It has 3 national film awards including Special Jury Award (Director: Anjan Dutt), Best Music Direction (Neel Dutt) and Best Feature Film in Bengali. This is one of the films to receive highest number of national awards for 2011, declared in 2012.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

All music composed by Neel Dutta.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Raasta" Anjan Dutt 3:51
2. "Andhakarer Pare" Somlata Acharya Chowdhury 4:35
3. "Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbo Na" Anjan Dutt 4:15
4. "Gaanwala" Kabir Suman 2:45
5. "Ekla Anek Door" Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury 3:44
6. "Brishti" Anjan Dutt, Somlata Acharya Chowdhury 5:34
7. "Chalo Jai" Somlata Acharya Chowdhury 3:49
8. "Sabai" Anjan Dutt 4:37
9. "Jagorone Jay Bibhabori" Somlata Acharya Chowdhury, Anjan Dutt & Kabir Suman 3:46
10. "Tumi Asbe Boley" Somlata Acharya Chowdhury 5:41

References[edit]

  1. ^ "59th National Film Awards for the Year 2011 Announced". Press Information Bureau (PIB), India. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 

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