Mayer Anchal (Bengali: মায়ের আঁচল [mae̯er ãtʃɔl]) is a 2003 Indian Bengali-language drama film directed by Anup Sengupta and produced by Apurba Saha. It is a remake of the 2000 Hindi-language film Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain. The film was a Hit at Box office and was one of the highest grossing movies of 2003.
|Directed by||Anup Sengupta|
|Based on||Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain|
by Mahesh Manjrekar
|Produced by||Apurba Saha|
|Music by||Ashok Bhadra|
|Distributed by||Eskay Movies|
- Prosenjit Chatterjee as Bhola Chowdhury
- Ranjit Mallick as Janardhan, Bhola's adopted father
- Anamika Saha as Mamata, Bhola's adopted mother
- Tapas Paul as Manish Chowdhury, Bhola's elder brother
- Rachna Banerjee as Rupa, Bhola's love interest
- Mrinal Mukherjee as Raghav Dutta, Rinky's father & retired colonel
- Abhishek Chatterjee as Sujoy Chowdhury, Bhola's younger brother
- Piya Sengupta as Rinky Dutta
- Subhasish Mukherjee as Nandu, Bhola's friend
- Dipankar De as Tridip Chowdhury, Bhola's biological father
- Shankar Chakraborty as Jaga, main antagonist
- Anuradha Roy as Bishakha Chowdhury, Bhola's biological mother
- Locket Chatterjee as Naina Chowdhury, Bhola's sister-in-law
- Biplab Chatterjee as Inspector Panda
- Raja Chattopadhyay as Mr. Mallick
Release and receptionEdit
Mayer Anchal was released on 18 September 2003 and received a highly positive commercial response. One person was killed and twenty-two were injured due to grenade explosions by the United Liberation Front of Assam during a screening of the film on 14 August 2004 at the Uravi cinema hall in Gauripur.
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