Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Charudutt Acharya|
|Produced by||Ramesh Sippy|
Roopa De Chouodhury
|Written by||Charudutt Acharya|
|Music by||Daniel B. George|
|Edited by||Aarif Sheikh|
Sonali Cable is a 2014 Indian Bollywood film directed by Charudutt Acharya and produced by Ramesh Sippy and Rohan Sippy. 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. Newcomer, Rhea Chakraborty, has been roped in to play a pivotal role. Ali Fazal is paired opposite Rhea while Raghav Juyal makes his acting debut with this film. The film was released on 17 October 2014.
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.
- Rhea Chakraborty as Sonali
- Ali Fazal as Raghu
- Raghav Juyal as Sadaa
- Anupam Kher as Owner of Sunshine Cable
- Smita Jaykar as Raghu's Mother
- Gabriella Demetriades
- Swanand Kirkire as Dattaram Tandel (Baba)
- Mrigendra Konwar
- Muzammil Qureshi
- Nilima Priya
- Gabriella Demetriades Zooni
The album is released on 3 September 2014.
|1.||"EK Mulaqat"||Sameer Anjaan||Amjad - Nadeem||Jubin Nautiyal||05:18|
|2.||"Gannu Rocks"||Kausar Munir||Mikey McCleary||Vishal Dadlani & Anmol Malik||03:42|
|3.||"Cheenti Cheenti Bang Bang"||Charudutt Acharya||Daniel B. George||Manish J. Tipu, Sayantani Das||02:51|
|4.||"Mausam Yeh Kyun Badal Gaya"||Kumaar||Raghav Sachar||Kshitij Tarey||03:47|
|5.||"Sapney Apney"||Kausar Munir||Daniel B. George||Neeti Mohan||03:27|
|6.||"Sikkay"||Swanand Kirkire||Amjad-Nadeem||Amitabh Narayan||04:06|
|7.||"EK Mulaqat (Reprise)"||Sameer Anjaan||Amjad-Nadeem||Altamash Faridi||05:13|
|8.||"EK Mulaqat (Unplugged)"||Sameer Anjaan||Amjad-Nadeem||Jubin Nautiyal||05:13|
Sonali Cable received mixed reviews from critics.
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