27 April 2012 :: Vidya Balan starrer bollywood movie Kahaani is celebrating his 50 day this friday . At the box office, Kahaani emerged as a major commercial success, including satellite and music rights, with the bulk of its business coming from the metropolitan cities of Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi. Box Office India declared the film as a super hit.
Kahaani released worldwide on 9 March 2012 to major critical acclaim with praise directed to the screenplay, the cinematography and the performances of Vidya Balan, Parambrata Chatterjee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. After starring in Ishqiya (2010), No One Killed Jessica (2011) and The Dirty Picture (2011), the film was Balan’s fourth woman centric film to win her widespread praise and coverage for her non-conventional approach in portraying strong female-oriented roles. Balan portrays the role of Vidya Bagchi, a pregnant woman in search of her missing husband in the city of Kolkata during the Durga Puja festivities, who is helped in her quest by Satyaki “Rana” Sinha (Chatterjee) and Khan (Siddiqui
Kahaani Indian thriller film directed and co-produced by Sujoy Ghosh. Made on a shoestring budget of INR8 crore (US$1.6 million), Kahaani was developed by writer Advaita Kala, as a memoir on the city of Kolkata. The film explores themes of feminism and motherhood in a predominantly male-dominated Indian society. Filming took place on the streets of Kolkata with Ghosh employing the art of guerrilla filmmaking in order to avoid unwanted attention. Ghosh has admitted to using several allusions to Satyajit Ray’s films such as Charulata (1964) and Aranyer Dinratri (1970). Additionally, critics have compared the twist ending of the plot to the Hollywood films The Usual Suspects (1995) and Taking Lives (2004).