Rater Rajanigandha Bangla Movie Premieres in Kolkata, Exposes Plight of Exotic Dancers of India | রাতের রজনীগন্ধা

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

Bengali Actress Mou Baidya (C) WBRi Inc.
Mou Baidya (Actress in Shubhrajit Mitra's CHORABALI)

Kolkata, Jan 6 (Washington Bangla Radio) - The premiere of Rituparna Sengupta starrer new Bengali movie "Rater Rajanigandha" (রাতের রজনীগন্ধা)  premiered at a Kolkata film theater recently. Quite a few personalities from the film fraternity of Tollywood were present at the premiere of the film with the tagline "A Story of Humanity."

Piya Sengupta, Bonny Sengupta and Anup Sengupta
Piya, Bonny and Anup Sengupta

Actor Bonny Sengupta said on the occasion, “I am glad to see my dad’s (Anup Sengupta) film releasing at the start of the new year. I have always been a fan of my dad’s work and I wish that dad will one day cast me in his films too.”

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Anup Sengupta said, “This film has two powerful actors in the lead - Rituparna Sengupta and Rajesh Sharma. Baadshah has delivered a powerful perfromance. The supporting cast has also performed very well. I hope that the audience likes the film and be able to relate to the story."

Rituparna Sengupta and Rajesh Sharma play the lead roles in Raater Rajanigandha. Baadshah Moitra also plays a pivotal role in the film that dwells on how unfortunate circumstances force village girls to the shady world of exotic dancing in the city and tells the story of how one girl overcomes the twists of fate that life keeps throwing at her.

Rajesh Sharma
Rajesh Sharma

Rajesh Sharma was present at the premiere, though Rituparna Sengupta could not make it. Anup Sengupta’s son and upcoming Tollywood star Bonny Sengupta was present at the premiere along with his mother Piya Sengupta in a gesture of support for Anup Sengupta.

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The movie is the first of four films already scheduled to be released this year from the production house of Ballygunj-based Macneill Media Pvt Ltd and marks the comeback of director Anup Sengupta known for his string of back-to-back hits Paribar(2004), Pratishodh (2004), Mayer Anchal (2003), Inquilaab (2002), Sonar Sansar (2002), Sajoni Aamar Sohag (2000), Sindurer Adhikar (1998), Pabitra Papi (1997), Sinthir Sindur (1996), Pratidhwani (1995) and others.

Badsha MoitraAgnidev Chatterjee
Badshah Moitra and Agnidev Chatterjee

Watch the Bengali movie Raater Rajanigandha official theatrical trailer:

Rater Rajanigandha (Bengali, 2016)
Star Cast - Rituparna Sengupta, Rajesh Sharma, Kharaj Mukherjee, Badsah Moitra, Kamalika Banerjee, Anamika Saha and more
Directed by - Anup Sengupta
Music - Debjit