Rituparno Ghosh’s Chitrangada (2012) Premieres in Kolkata Movie Theaters after World Premiere in New York City


Watch Rituparno Ghosh's Chitrangada (2012) Bengali film premiere in Kolkata


Rituparno Ghosh's Chitrangada (2012) Indian Bengali movie premieres in Kolkata

Rituparno Ghosh's Chitrangada (2012) Indian Bengali movie premieres in Kolkata

Kolkata September 1, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) The premiere of Rituparno Ghosh’s latest Bengali feature film Chitrangada was held in Priya Cinema Hall on the 31st of August in the presence of many popular celebrities and the media.

Raima Sen
Raima Sen

Jishu Sengupta
Jisshu Sengupta

The cast of the film includes Rituparno Ghosh, who is also the writer-director of the film, Jisshu Sengupta, Anjan Dutta, Dipankar De, Raima Sen, Anasua Majumder, Aparajita Adhya and others. The story of the film is written by the director himself and the movie is produced by Shrikant Mohta and Mahendra Soni's Shree Venkatesh Films Pvt Ltd.

The world premiere of Chitrangada was at the 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) in May 23 to 27 at the Tribeca Cinemas in Lower Manhattan, New York City, USA. There were two screenings of Chitrangada at Tribeca Cinemas which was the centerpiece film at NYIFF 2012.

The premiere was full of stars and celebrities who graced the event with their presence. Rituparno Ghosh, Jisshu Sengupta, Raima Sen, Dipankar De, Anasuya Majumdar, Debojyoti Mishra, Indraneil Sengupta, Koel Mullick, Koneenica Banerjee, Sudeshna Roy and others were all present at the premier show.

The audience loved the film and enjoyed the performance of all the actors. They were seen to be very involved with the film and after coming out of the theater they showed a positive response to it. They loved the way the topic of homosexuality had been dealt with in the movie and said that all actors had done justice to their reel characters by essaying them from their hearts.

The director and other actors were visibly glad on getting such positive feedback from the audience and fellow celebrities who were present at the show. The film is expected to do a good business at the box office and the entire team associated with the movie will surely be appreciated by critics and film lovers.

Here are more pictures of some of the illustrious guests present on the occasion.

Indraneil Sengupta
Indraneil Sengupta

Srijit Mukherji
Srijit Mukherji

Shaheb Bhattacharya
Saheb Bhattacharya