1st Look at Bengali Movie - Ogo Bodhu Sundari (2010) - Babul Supriyo - Sreelekha Mitra - Monami Ghosh

Cover of "My Fair Lady"

Cover of My Fair Lady

May 14, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Ogo Bodhu Sundori (2010) is a new Kolkata Bengali film starring acclaimed singer Babul Supriyo a leading movie hero role for the first time, paired with beautiful Tollywood actresses Sreelekha Mitra and Monami Ghosh. The 2010 adaptation of the 1980 Uttam Kumar-Sumitra Mukherjee-Moushumi Chatterjee classic is directed by Sunando Mitra. The release date of the film is June 4, 2010.

The 1980 movie Ogo Badhu Sundori (BUY DVD) remains a Bengali film classic, and was directed by Salil Dutta and starred Uttam Kumar, Moushmi Chatterjee, Sumitra Mukherjee, Santosh Dutta, Ranjit Mullik, Bikash Roy and others. Bappi Lahiri's music from the 1980 film remains unforgettable. Bappi Lahiri is also the director of the 2010 adaptation. The songs remain the same, but rendered by Alka Yagnik, Shreya Ghoshal, Anwesha and the hero Babul Supriyo himself. The soundtrack OST of Ogo Bodhu Sundori (2010) has been released by WBRi Washington Bangla Radio's partner INRECO (download MP3 songs).

Babul Supriyo has previously appeared in some Bollywood and Bengali movies, including Tarun Majumdar's Chander Bari (2007) [BUY VCD] with Rituparna Sengupta, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ranjit Mullik, Koel Mullick, Laboni Sarkar, Haradhan Bannerjee, Locket Chatterjee and more, music by Arundhati and Shibaji.

Tollywood actress Sreelekha Mitra is best known for her sensuous role in Arjun Chakraborty's Tolly Lights (2008) [BUY DVD] co-starring Mithun Chakraborty, Sunny Deol, Tapas Pal, Satabdi Roy, Abhishek Chatterjee, Samaresh Chakraborty, Komolika Banerjee, Haradan Bose, Gita Dey, Kharaj Mukherjee, Arjun Chakraborty and more with music by Tejendra Narayan Majumdar.

Ogo Bodhu Shundori (1980), and by extension of adaptation, the 2010 version, are inspired by George Cukor and Suzie Galler's iconic Rex Harrison - Audrey Hepburn film My Fair Lady (Two-Disc Special Edition DVD), which was based on a Broadway show of the same name. The Hollywood classic also starred Julie Andrews (The Sound Of Music - Two-Disc 40th Anniversary Special Edition DVD), Cecil Beaton, Theodore Bikel and others.

Ogo Badhu Shundari (2010) has a star cast of Babul Supriyo, Sreelekha Mitra, Monami Ghosh, Sabitri Chatterjee, Haradhan Bandopadhyay, Arnab Banerjee, Kharaj Mukherjee and more.

Watch the film song Malabika from the 1980 classic featuring Ranjit Mullick and Moushumi Chatterjee.

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