Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Kumar Shanu, Sujoy Ghosh and others stormed Zee Bangla Dadagiri Program.

Sourav Ganguly invited celebrities in the Zee Bangla Dadagiri Program including Kumar Shanu, Haimanti Shukla, Sujoy Ghosh, Oindrila Sen, Soham Chakravarty and others. Sourav Ganguly asked Kumar Shanu to sing the first song he sang in Bollywood films. He sang it. Sourav Ganguly disclosed that he believed in ghosts. Soham Chakravarty said that while shooting a film when he was staying in a house, he saw a shadow of a lady who disappeared in a room. Haimanti Shukla said she did not believe in that. Kumar Shanu said he also believed in ghosts. Sourav Ganguly said he came to Jodhpur for shooting an advertisement film. He came with his wife. He was given a big room to stay in one of the hotels which was palace was at one point of time. He got so scared that during the night he could not sleep for two nights. As it was during summer, he used to go for the shooting at 4 am in the morning. His wife Dona Ganguly used to switch on the lights and stay awake from 4 am to 6 am and only slept when the sun came up. When Sourav Ganguly asked Sujoy Ghosh about Kahaani, he said that Aladin was a disaster. After the failure of the film, he had a last chance of proving his worth as a director by making a good film. Kahaani happened. He congratulated the entire team of Kahaani, including the artists Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee, Saswata Chatterjee and everyone. Sourav Ganguly said he saw it 3 times to understand the plot. Sujoy Ghosh said that the Durga Puja that was shot was Ballygunge Cultural Durga Puja. Soham Chakravarty said that he started acting at the age of 3 years in Anjan Choudhury’s film Choto Bou playing the role of the son of Ranjit Mullick and Sandhya Roy. After that he got the chance in Satyajit Ray’s film Shakha Prashakha. Sourav Ganguly asked Haimanti Shukla to sing the song “amar mallika bone”. Kumar Shanu said that he won the filmfare award back to back 5 times for the best playback singer. Then he told other singers should also get the award. The press and media misinterpreted it saying if Shanu himself received awards what will happen to the other singers. He did not get a 6th award ever. At the end of the show Kumar Shanu answered the maximum number of questions and became the champion.

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