ARSHINAGAR Illuminates Kolkata with Glistering Premiere | New Aparna Sen Bangla Movie with DEV - Rittika Ushers in X'Mas Spirit

By J P Mandal and Asmita Mukherjee (newsdesk.kolkata@washingtonbanglaradio.com)

ARSHINAGAR Bengali Movie: DEV, Rittika Sen and Aparna Sen cut X'Mas Cake at Premiere
DEV, Rittika Sen and Aparna Sen cut X'Mas Cake

Kolkata, India, Dec 28 (Washington Bangla Radio) - The premiere of the latest Bengali movie release Arshinagar directed by Aparna Sen starring Dev and Rittika Sen in the lead was held recently at a new multiplex theater in south-eastern Kolkata. The premiere on Christmas eve doubled the festive mood of cast, crew and guests present.

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DEV and Rittika Sen

Rittika Sen and Dev were totally in the mood to enjoy the premiere. Actor-director Aparna Sen welcomed guests while chatting with media personnel. Dev was busy obliging fans and guests coming rushing to him for selfies.

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Bengali actresses Nusrat Jahan and Sayantika Banerjee

A host of the other notable members of the Tollywood Kolkata Bengali film fraternity were also present, including T-Town beauties Nusrat Jahan and Sayantika Banerjee.

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Nusrat Jahan looked as pretty as always in a black-and-white dress. Sayantika dazzled in a crimson floral printed attire. Chiranjeet Chakraborty and Saswata Chatterjee socialized.

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Chiranjeet, Saswata and Rupam

Abir Chatterjee posed with Ankush Hazra for the lens-men.

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Raj Chakraborty and Raja Chanda

Acclaimed directors Raj Chakraborty and Raja Chanda too had a gala time at the premiere. Fossils front-man Rupam Islam was spotted at the affair too.

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Abir Chatterjee and Ankush Hazra

Bring in Christmas cheer, the lead pair of Dev and Rittika Sen along with the captain of the ship Aparna Sen cut a Christmas cake provided by Shree Venkatesh Films, the production house of the movie whose other big Christmas release Har Har Byomkesh premiered just a few days earlier. Guests shared pieces of the cake as well as the spirit of X'mas.

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After the screening of the film, the guests were all talking about the innovative narrative style which has never been seen in Bengali film before. Speculations about Dev’s growing interest in non-masala (non-commercial) movies were also being discussed.

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