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BIG Home Video releases the much awaited Blockbuster KAILASHE KELENKARI by Sandip Ray on VCDs & DVDs.


Posted on: October 22, 2008

Soon after the announcement by BIG Music & Home Entertainment to release the classics of Satyajit Ray, the company today released VCDs & DVDs of Kailashe Kelenkari at a glittering, star-studded evening amidst the film’s director and the leading actors— Sandip Ray, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Bibhu Bhattacharya and Parambrata Chatterjee.

Kailashe Kelenkari is the highest grosser of all films till date showcasing the popular character ‘Feluda’. In this film, ‘Feluda’ the iconic detective, who is known more for his cerebral prowess, can be seen here, flexing his muscles.

Kailashe Kelenkari was written nearly 30 years after Satyajit Ray’s first visit to Ellora. Ray visited the famous Ellora Caves near Aurangabad around 1940-41, and was so fascinated with the beauty of the Kailash temple in the caves that when he penned this crime thriller, Ellora provided, major part of the backdrop. The story revolves around the blatant smuggling and illegal trading in ancient sculptures across the country. The story revolves around the theft of the head of Yakshi from the Bhuvaneshwar temple.

Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, who played Feluda also in Bombaiyer Bombetey, features in this film along with Parambrata Chatterjee as Topshe, and Bibhu Bhattacharya as Jatayu or Lalmohan Ganguly. Others in the cast include Dipankar De, Biplab Chatterjee, Ardhendu Bhattacharya and others .Directed by Sandip Ray, this a gripping adventure film for children as well as adults.

Announcing this prestigious release, Mr. Kulmeet Makkar – CEO, BIG Music and Home Entertainment said, “This is our first project with Shri Sandip Ray and moving forward, we look forward to closely work with him on Maestro Satyajit Ray classics, which we plan to release soon. We are indeed proud of this association and hope that that is the first of many future associations with Mr. Ray”

The DVD’s will be available across all outlets at Rs.299, the pack will include a bonus DVD consisting of “KAILASHE FELUDA” – an exclusive programme aired by “Star Ananda” and includes director’s cuts, interviews etc. before and during the shooting of the film.

VCD’s will be released in 2 different formats keeping in mind film’s popularity across segments, priced competitively atRs.149 & Rs. 69.

About BIG Music & Home Entertainment:
Within a short span of its launch, BIG Music & Home Entertainment has taken significant strides towards its objective of emerging as the dominant player in the Indian music, home entertainment & artist management segments.

BIG Music has released music of Hindi films like Rock ON!!, Love Story 2050, 1920, CASH, Dhamaal, Johnny Gaddaar, Dil Dosti Etc and Khoya Khoya Chand. The company has also released home videos of films like CASH, Johnny Gaddaar, Dil Dosti Etc, Khoya Khoya Chand, 2008 blockbuster Welcome, Jodhaa Akbar, Love Story 2050 and will soon be releasing the home video of Rock ON!! And Singh is Kingg.

With an objective of making its mark in the Home Video segment, BIG Music & Home Entertainment has signed a deal with Universal Pictures International & Warner Bros as the exclusive video licensee for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Mauritius. The company also has the exclusive home video distribution rights for Paramount Home Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and DreamWorks Pictures in India and Sri Lanka. With its robust pan-India distribution network, the company will ensure reach for Universal, Warner and Paramount repertoire, not only in urban markets but also across all mass markets. The company understands the importance of localization and has successfully taken Hollywood content to the common man by localizing content in various regional languages.

Big Home Video has locally acquired the video rights of super hit films like, legendary superstar Uttam Kumar’s Saptapadi and Ogo badhu sundori, along with classics like Bancharamer bagan, Akeler Shondhaney, Shaat Pake bandha and Uttar phalguni.

In the Non Film arena, BIG Music and Home Entertainment has signed legendary artistes like Jagjit Singh, Asha Bhosle, Ghulam Ali & Shankar Mahadevan, along with finalists of Star Voice of India & Star Chote Ustaad.

For further details, please contact: Rohan Coelho - 9324749182


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