Rokto (English: Blood) is a 2016 Bangladeshi action film directed by Wazed Ali Sumon and produced by Abdul Aziz under the banner of Jaaz Multimedia. The film stars newcomer Ziaul Roshan and Pori Moni in lead roles.[1][2] This film is a remake of 2013 Indian Tollywood (Telugu) film Chandee which was loosely based on the Hollywood movie The Long Kiss Goodnight.

Rokto: Fight for Blood
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Theatrical first look
Directed byWazed Ali Sumon
Produced byAbdul Aziz
Starring
Music by
CinematographySaiful Shaheen
Edited byTouhid Hossain Chowdhury
Production
company
Distributed by
Release date
  • 12 September 2016 (2016-09-12)
CountriesBangladesh, India
LanguageBengali

PlotEdit

The antagonist here plans of a bomb blast in the SAARC summit to be held in Kolkata, organised by seven countries to shake the political conditions of the seven countries, so that he and his team can easily run their illegal arms and explosives businesses in those countries and can easily smuggle them. Agent Sania ruins their plan and the summit takes place fruitfully.

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CastEdit

Production and releaseEdit

It is produced by Jaaz Multimedia and Eskay Movies. It was an India-Bangladesh joint venture film. It was released in over 100 theatres in Bangladesh on 12 September 2016 (Eid al-Adha).[3][4] The Daily Star described Rotko's box office performance as "mediocre".[5]

SoundtrackEdit

No.TitleLyricsMusicArtist(s)Length
1."Pori"Priyo ChattopadhyayAkasshKanika Kapoor, Akaash3:13
2."Dhim Tana"Priyo ChattopadhyaySavvyAkriti Kakar3:39
3."Heart Beat"Priyo ChattopadhyayAkasshNakash Aziz, Nandini2:59
4."Jante Jodi Chao"Priyo ChattopadhyayAkasshMohammed Irfan3:54

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pori Moni signs film with Jazz Multimedia". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 23 May 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Bobby and Pori Moni in Darjeeling". Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 23 May 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Three Eid films to hit cinemas on Tuesday". New Age. Dhaka. 11 September 2016.
  4. ^ "'Rokto' set to be released in India". Daily Sun. Dhaka. 12 December 2016.
  5. ^ "2016's Most Successful Bengali Films". The Daily Star. 31 December 2016.

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