Srijit Mukherji’s latest directorial, Shah Jahan Regency hit the screens on January 18, and marks Shree Venkatesh Films’ first release of 2019. It opened to rave reviews and wide critical acclaim. Apart from Bengal, the film is running in cinemas across Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Mumbai, Pune, Jamshedpur and Bhubaneswar among others.
The film chronicles the lives of people associated with the hotel the film is based on. It sheds light on the fact that every aspect of the hotel - from the decor, to uniforms of the staff members and to the names given to various parts of the hotel, reflects the rich culture of India.
Shah Jahan Regency is a contemporary adaptation of Bengali writer Shankar’s 1962 novel, Chowringhee. Based in Kolkata in the 1950s, the story follows the journey of a young and enterprising man named Shankar.
The film stars Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Abir Chatterjee, Anjan Dutta, Rituparna Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Rittika Sen, Rudranil Ghosh, Babul Supriyo, Mamata Shankar and Anirban Bhattacharya. It will be produced by Shrikant Mohta and Mahendra Soni’s SVF and Mukherji’s Matchcut Productions which marks their first collaboration as producers. Music has been given by Anupam Roy and Indraadip Das Gupta.