Film Review - Thikana Rajpath (2010) Bengali Movie

Alokesh Mitra (Music Director/Producer)Thikana Rajpoth  (2010, Bengali) from Sandstone Communications was released in theaters in Kolkata on Jan 8, 2010. The film is written and directed by Kanaj Das. The credited star cast includes popular actors and actresses of Tollywood: Debashree Ray, Indrani Halder, Rajatava Dutta, Debesh Roy Choudhury and Biswajit Chakraborty. The music director Alokesh Mitra is one of the producers.

According to reports, the movie seems to have influences of the 2001 Bollywood hit Chori Chori Chupke Chupke  (Buy DVD) starring Salman Khan, Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, Amrish Puri, Prem Chopra, Dalip Tahil, Farida Jalal, Johnny Lever, Dipti Bhatnagar, Ruby Bhatia, Adi Irani, Sheela Sharma and others.

Michael McCullers' 2008 Hollywood film "Baby Mama" (DVD/Blu-Ray) has a similar storyline as well.

Debasree Roy - who is an acclaimed danseuse in addition to be a top Bengali actress, also sings a song "Chokhe jol talomol" in Thikana Rajpoth, per this Telegraph report which also has a picture of Debasree in the recording studio.

Alokesh Mitra, partner of Sandstone Communication along with Sumay Banerjee, received a Masters degree in English from Univeristy of Calcutta in 1972. He subsequently has been an English professor, labor welfare officer in a jute mill and a sales officer for a public sector company before pursuing creativity on film with Sandstone Communication.

Official Synopsis:

Thikana Rajpath has a bold and new concept for Bengali cinema . This is a story of a surrogate mother. A childless couple ( Rajatava Dutta and Indrani Halder ) hire their maid ( Debosree Roy ) to produce a baby for them in exchange of money.

Now Running at Minar, Bijoli, Chobighor, Elora Cinema halls.