Sonali Cable

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Sonali Cable
Sonali Cable poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharudutt Acharya
Produced byRamesh Sippy
Rohan Sippy
Kamia Mulhotra
Roopa De Chouodhury
Written byCharudutt Acharya
StarringRhea Chakraborty
Ali Fazal
Raghav Juyal
Anupam Kher
Smita Jaykar
Music byDaniel B. George
Mikey McCleary
Amjad Nadeem
Raghav Sachar
CinematographySudheer Palsane
Edited byAarif Sheikh
Release date
  • 17 October 2014 (2014-10-17)
Running time
120 mins
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

Sonali Cable is a 2014 Indian Bollywood film directed by Charudutt Acharya and produced by Ramesh Sippy and Rohan Sippy.[1] The script, penned by Acharya himself, was one of the eight scripts selected for Mumbai Mantra-Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab 2012, chosen through an evaluation process of submissions from around the world, including the United States and France.[2] Newcomer, Rhea Chakraborty, has been roped in to play a pivotal role.[3] Ali Fazal is paired opposite Rhea while Raghav Juyal makes his acting debut with this film.[4] The film was released on 17 October 2014.[5][6]

Plot[edit]

Set in the cable internet turf war of Mumbai, Sonali Cable is the story of a girl Sonali (Rhea Chakraborty) and her ‘internet boys’, including her brother Sadda who are working in their own internet cable wire shop. One day when a new police station starts in their region Sonali reaches there for giving connection. There she meets her old school friend, now graduated from a university in the U.S., Raghu (Ali Fazal) who remembers her name, and even her roll number 43 while they were studying in school. They fall in love. During that time Sonali faces problem because of a big industrial company "Shining" starts providing broadband services. During Ganapati festival Sonali and Raghu consummate their love. On the same night Sadda, Sonali's brother gets hit by some local goons trying to vandalize their shop. Sadda succumbs to his injuries. Sonali gets determined to take revenge on the company.

Sonali Cable is like a 'David versus Goliath' story, in the thick of the cable internet turf war in Mumbai. At last Sonali wins the war by spying on the corruptions of the people who worked against her. Later Sonali starts an internet cable shop in the name of her brother Sadda. Raghu joins her in the shop and in her life.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The album is released on 3 September 2014.[7]

Track listing
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."EK Mulaqat"Sameer AnjaanAmjad - NadeemJubin Nautiyal05:18
2."Gannu Rocks"Kausar MunirMikey McClearyVishal Dadlani & Anmol Malik03:42
3."Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang"Charudutt AcharyaDaniel B. GeorgeManish J. Tipu, Sayantani Das02:51
4."Mausam Yeh Kyun Badal Gaya"KumaarRaghav SacharKshitij Tarey03:47
5."Sapney Apney"Kausar MunirDaniel B. GeorgeNeeti Mohan03:27
6."Sikkay"Swanand KirkireAmjad-NadeemAmitabh Narayan04:06
7."EK Mulaqat (Reprise)"Sameer AnjaanAmjad-NadeemAltamash Faridi05:13
8."EK Mulaqat (Unplugged)"Sameer AnjaanAmjad-NadeemJubin Nautiyal05:13
Total length:29:20

Critical reception[edit]

Sonali Cable received mixed reviews from critics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rohan Sippy's next production Sonali Cable". screen.indianexpress.com. 2013-03-01. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
  2. ^ "Eight Feature Film Projects Selected For First-Ever Mumbai Mantra-Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab". sundance.org. 2012-03-12. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
  3. ^ "After Mere Dad Ki Maruti, what's next?". articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-01-09. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
  4. ^ "Raghav Juyal on cloud nine, gets big Bollywood break". Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  5. ^ Yahoo (1 Aug 13). "Release date". Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ Mirani, Vinod (20 October 2014). "Box Office: Sonali Cable is a disaster!". Rediff. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Sonali Cable Songs". iTunes. Retrieved 9 September 2014.

External links[edit]

Sonali Cable on IMDb