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It Was Raining That Night

It Was Raining That Night is an English-Bengali bilingual film.[1] Written and directed by Indian actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar, it is a relationship drama. The film was notable for being a joint production of India, United States and Bangladesh and stars Riaz, Riya Sen, Sushmita Sen, Victor Banerjee, Mahesh Manjrekar, Moon Moon Sen, Atit Shah, Dawn Moeller and Stefanie Siegel.

It Was Raining That Night
Directed byMahesh Manjrekar
Produced byMahesh Manjrekar
Arvind Goel
Dinesh Mittal
N.D. Nagpal
Elizabeth Shah
Prashant Shah
Sagoon Wagh
Written byPankaj Parashar
Riya Sen
Sushmita Sen
Victor Banerjee
CinematographyRam Arora
Edited bySamudra India
Release date
  • 2005 (2005)
Running time
105 Min.
Country India
 United States
Budget$950,000.00 (Estimated)



  • Director: Mahesh Manjrekar
  • Producer: Mahesh Manjrekar and Prashant Shah
  • Associate producer: Arvind Goel, Dinesh Mittal
  • Executive producer: N.D. Nagpal and Elizabeth Shah
  • Screenplay: Mahesh Manjrekar
  • Writer: Mahesh Manjrekar
  • Co-producer: Sagoon Wagh
  • Cinematography: Vijay Arora
  • Camera and Electrical Department: Asit Biswas - assistant camera
  • Film Editing: Samudra India
  • Production Design: Sailesh Manjrekar
  • Art Direction: Priten Patil
  • Set Decoration: Sudeshna Roy
  • Second Unit Director or Assistant Director: Sandeep - assistant director
  • Sound Department: Rajendra Hegde - location sound recordists
  • Production coordinator; Umesh Manjrekar and Atit Shah
  • Production Co: Jaen Entertainment and Bollywood Hollywood Production

Technical specificationsEdit

  • Camera: Arriflex 535
  • Laboratory: Adlabs Films Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India and Technicolor, New York City (NY), USA
  • Film negative format: 35 mm (Kodak) (mm/video inches)
  • Printed film format: 35 mm
  • Runtime: 105 min
  • Sound Mix: DTS - Dolby Digital
  • Original Language: Bengali and English
  • Country of Origin: India and USA
  • Date of Theatrical Release: 2012
  • Genres: Art House & International, Drama

Box officeEdit

It Was Raining That Night film budget was as $950,0000(estimated).


The filming of It Was Raining That Night started in 2005 in locations such as India and USA. It is also the first time that Bangladeshi super actor Riyaz Ahmed has acted with Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ (28 March 2011). It Was Raining That Night
  2. ^ published: It Was Raining That Night (2005) accessed: 23 June 2001

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