Kolkata: The most awaited Bengali movie and Srijit Mukherji’s upcoming Bengali drama ‘Ek Je Chhilo Raja’ trailer has released on Monday, starring huge star-cast like- Jisshu Sengupta, Jaya Ahsan, Aparna Sen, Anjan Dutt, Anirban Bhattacharya and Rudranil Ghosh.
The film is based on the sensational Bhawal Sanyasi court case of 1921. The movie grabbed headlines ever since it was announced.The trailer starting with a court room sequence in monochrome reveals in bits and pieces what the film is all about. While Anjan Dutt and Aparna Sen engage in a legal battle as the two dignified lawyers over the true identity of a man who claims himself to be Maharaja Mahendra Kumar Chowdhury, it intensifies the mystery surrounding the most intriguing royal courtroom battle in history.
Jisshu Sengupta as the titular character literally steals the show. Jaya Ahsan, Rudranil Ghosh, Anirban Bhattacharya are introduced playing significant roles in this period drama.
‘Ek Je Chhilo Raja’ revolves around a 16-year-long court case about the mysterious return of Ramendra Narayan Ray, the second prince of the Bhawal estate, 12 years after his supposed death. Ray had been declared dead in 1909.
In 1921, a holy man resembling the dead prince arrived at the estate, sparking off rumours that the prince had indeed returned.