Mayer Anchal

Mayer Anchal (Bengali: মায়ের আঁচল [mae̯er ãtʃɔl]) is a 2003 Indian Bengali-language drama film directed by Anup Sengupta and produced by Apurba Saha.[1][2] 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.

Mayer Anchal
Poster
A poster of Mayer Anchal
Directed byAnup Sengupta
Based onJis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain
by Mahesh Manjrekar
Produced byApurba Saha
StarringProsenjit Chatterjee
Ranjit Mallick
Rachna Banerjee
Piya Sengupta
Music byAshok Bhadra
Production
company
Apurba Productions
Distributed byEskay Movies
Release date
  • 18 September 2003 (2003-09-18) (India)
CountryIndia
LanguageBengali

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Filming of a song sequence took place at Kalimpong.[3]

MusicEdit

Ashok Bhadra composed the soundtrack album to the film, which includes songs rendered by Shreya Ghoshal, Kumar Sanu, Shaan and Babul Supriyo.

Release and receptionEdit

Mayer Anchal was released on 18 September 2003 and received a highly positive commercial response.[4][1][5][6] 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.[7][8]

AccoladesEdit

Babul Supriyo won the Kalakar Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2004 for his contribution to the film's soundtrack.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rater Rajanigandha Bangla Movie Premieres in Kolkata, Exposes Plight of Exotic Dancers of India". Washington Bangla Radio on Internet. 1 June 2016. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  2. ^ Nag, Kushali (9 March 2011). "The revival". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  3. ^ Pradhan, Reza (2 November 2004). "Kalimpong in silver screen call". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Movie Review". The Telegraph. 18 September 2003. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  5. ^ Samanta, Souradip (7 July 2018). "সিঙ্গল স্ক্রিনের সোনালি দিন আজও ভোলেননি এই তারকারা" [Even today, these stars haven't forgotten the golden days of single screens]. The Indian Express (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  6. ^ Roy, Indranil (17 April 2015). "ইন্ডাস্ট্রি বাঁচানোর জন্য দেব-জিতের সঙ্গে বসতে চাই" [Want to sit with Dev and Jeet to save the industry]. Anandabazar Patrika (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  7. ^ "14 hurt in blast as ULFA strikes on I-Day eve". Rediff.com. 14 August 2004. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  8. ^ Sharma, Bijoy Kumar (14 August 2004). "Ulfa sets off blasts in Dhubri hall". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 23 August 2019.
  9. ^ "List of Awardees (1993–2012)" (PDF). Kalakar Awards. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 January 2019.