Rajjo is a 2013 Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy film written and directed by Vishwas Patil. It stars Kangana Ranaut and Paras Arora in lead roles along with a supporting cast of Prakash Raj, Mahesh Manjrekar and Jaya Prada. The film was released in on 15 November 2013. Upon release, the film received highly negative reviews and was declared a flop.[3][4]

Directed byVishwas Patil
Written byVishwas Patil
Produced byU.A. Karande
StarringKangana Ranaut
Paras Arora
Prakash Raj
Mahesh Manjrekar
CinematographyBinod Pradhan
Edited byRajesh Rao
Music byUttam Singh
Four Pillars Entertainment
Release date
  • 15 November 2013 (2013-11-15)
Budget12 crores[1]
Box office2 crores[2]

Synopsis edit

Rajjo tells the story of a nautch girl in the most extrodinary circumstances. Rajjo and Chandu fall in love against the backdrop of dying Kothas in Mumbai that nurtured the traditional art of singing and dancing for years.

Cast edit

Production edit

Kangana Ranaut did extensive research in order to prepare for her role.[5][6] She visited Kothas and met with many women to understand their body language and mindset.

A large set was created in the neighbourhood of Kamathipura in Mumbai under the supervision of production designer Muneesh Sappel.[7]

The music for the film was composed by Uttam Singh at Abbey Road Studios in London.[8]

Soundtrack edit

Uttam Singh composed the film's music, with the lyrics being written by Sameer and Dev Kohli.

1."Jhulmi Re Jhulmi"Bela Shende4:59
2."Mere Dil Ki Train"Shaan4:46
3."Kaise Milun Mein Piyaa"Javed Ali, Bela Shende6:53
4."Kaleja Hai Hazir"Bela Shende4:29
5."Mere Ghoongru"Javed Ali, Bela Shende7:13
6."Ye Kothe Ye Ghoongru"Shubha Joshi1:21
7."Bille Ke Jabde Mein"Mumbai Voices1:16
8."Theme of Rajjo" 3:21

References edit

  1. ^ "Rajjo And Satya 2 Are Box Office Flops". Koimoi.com. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  2. ^ "India Box Office Verdict: Top Flops Of 2013". Koimoi.com. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Kangna becomes struggling mujra dancer on screen". The Times of India. 8 December 2012. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Rajjo - Movie - Box Office India". boxofficeindia.com. Retrieved 8 April 2024.
  5. ^ "Rajjo: I visited 'kothas' for research, says Kangana Ranaut - IBNLive". Ibnlive.in.com. 11 May 2013. Archived from the original on 18 June 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Kangna Ranaut Had To Do Research For 'Rajjo'". Bollywoodjournal.com. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Kangana Ranaut's Rajjo to have red light area set worth Rs 5 crore". Hindustantimes.com. Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Uttam Singh records the music of 'Rajjo' at the Abbey Road Studios, London | Zee News". Zeenews.india.com. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2015.

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