Zulfiqar gets a grand opening with a starry premiere

Reporting by J.P. Mandal

Photos:  Biswajit Saha

Kolkata, India, October 10, 2016 (Washington Bangla Radio): The premiere of Srijit Mukherjee’s multi-starrer movie Zulfiqar turned out to be grand affair as the huge cast line up of the movie attended the do. The red carpet at the premiere also welcomed a huge number of Kolkata film fraternity and other guests to the premiere.



Director Srijit Mukherjee was spotted as the busiest person during the premiere as he ran around to greet the guests, giving bytes to the media and posing for the shutterbugs.  Among all this the most sought after director of Tollywood at the moment did not disappoint numerous guests and fans who lined up for a selfie with him.

Actor Prosenjit, who plays the title role in the film, grabbed all the attention of the media and the guests as soon as he stepped in at the do. He was seen bonding with Dev and Ankush, two other big stars of the film. Dev, though plays a mute guy in the film, he was in no mood to stay that way during the premiere and voiced a lot of praise for his co-stars and director of the film.  Parambrata also looked dapper in a blazer at the premiere.


Bonny Sengupta

The glamour quotient of the premiere was further increased by the presence of the gorgeous ladies like Nusrat Jahan, Kyara Dutt and Paoli Dam who play pivotal roles in the film. Nusrat and Kyara dazzled in sarees while Paoli looked petite in a white Churidar. Dev's rumored girlfriend Rukmini Maitra also dropped in at the event to wish the cast and crew of the film. 


Kyara Dutt, Srijit and Nusrat

The cake cutting ceremony during the premiere was a pretty picture as all the members of the cast and crew gathered together. The shutterbugs went click frenzy as the stars pushed large chunks of cakes into the mouth of each other.


Kyara dutt

   The premiere also saw the presence of actor turned director Arindam Sil, Raja Nayaran Dev, actor Rudranil Ghosh, singer Samidh, actrss Tanushree, Jaya Ehsan and many more.


nusrat jahan


Prosenjit and Paoli


Rukmini Mitra



Yash Dasgupta, whose debut movie Gangster released on the same day as of Zulfiqar, also attended the premiere.  A lot of faces from the young brigade of Tollywood were also spotted at the premiere which included Rddhima Ghosh, Gaurav Chakrabarty, and Bonny Sengupta.



At the end of the screening, the audience was heard talking about the towering performances by the casts and the realistic treatment which may set a new standard in Bengali film Industry.