The Bong Connection

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The Bong Connection
The Bong Connection.jpg
Directed byAnjan Dutt
Produced byJoy Ganguly
StarringRaima Sen
Shayan Munshi
Music byNeel Dutta
Distributed byMoviex Entertainment
Release date
  • 2006 (2006)
Running time
131 minutes
Anjan Dutt and Neel Dutt in premiere function of film

The Bong Connection is a 2006 Bengali- English language Indian film starring Raima Sen, Shayan Munshi and Parambrata Chatterjee and directed by Anjan Dutt. The movie is based on the lives of Bengalis in the U.S. and Kolkata.


Two young men, Apu (Parambrata Chatterjee) and Andy (Shayan Munshi)he is leaving he promises his girlfriend, Sheela (Raima Sen) that he will come back soon and take her to the US.

Andy, a second-generation Bengali born and brought up in New York City, has dreams of becoming a musician and working in films. He comes to Kolkata to pursue his passion and stays at the house of his paternal uncle and grandfather. In Kolkata he meets Sheela, befriends her and falls in love with her.

Meanwhile, Apu, arrives in the US and struggles to find his way in an alien nation. In the process he befriends Rita (played by Peeya Rai Chowdhary) whose parents want to get her married to Apu. The rest of the movie revolves around the socio-comic adventures of Apu and Andy as they struggle to find their calling in life.

The movie featured an appearance by Kolkata alt-rock band Cassini's Division.


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