Saregama India Ltd has announced the launch of the music of KHELA, the film directed by well acclaimed director Rituparno Ghosh. Ghosh has contributed to serious cinema through some significant hits like DAHAN, UTSAB, CHOKHER BALI, ASHUK, BARIVALI, ANTARMAHAL, RAINCOAT and LAST LEAR. The music of the movie will be released on June 28 while the movie is scheduled to hit the theatres on July 11 2008 nation wide in Hindi and in Bengali in West Bengal.
KHELA is about an idealistic director's quench to make a film with a boy who he thinks is jut perfect for the role. The film also deals with relationships and emotions but with a twist by adding up humor, adventure and edge-of-the-seat mystery. Rituparno Ghosh's previous movies dealt with intense relationship web and serious emotions. Rituparno has always chosen indoor locations to shoot his previous films, however with KHELA; he has explored shooting outdoors. KHELA is Manisha Koirala's first film with Rituparno Ghosh and her debut in Bengali films.
The music of the film is composed by a band from Kolkata called 21 Grams. Prosenjit, Manisha Koirala, and Raima Sen are the lead performers in the film. This is Saregama India Ltd's first release for this year. The other projects in the pipeline from Saregama India Ltd awaiting release are KARMA CONFESSIONS AND HOLI, JAPANESE WIFE.