Bajpayee plays a lawyer in the film. Its trailer attracted a legal notice from Asaram Bapu, the godman charged with rape…reports Asian Lite News
Right after the screening of ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ at the New York Indian Film Festival, Manoj Bajpayee drops a sneak peek at his new song from the courtroom drama ‘Sahara Tu Mera’.
The number has been composed and crooned by Sangeet and Siddharth Haldipur along with Asees Kaur. The lyrics are by Garima Obrah.
Bajpayee plays a lawyer in the film. Its trailer attracted a legal notice from Asaram Bapu, the godman charged with rape.
The actor tweeted: “Jab Yah #Bandaa Hoga Saath, Naa Hoga Koi Daar, Naa Hone Dega Annay Apke Saath #SaharaTuMera teaser out now only on @HitzMusicoff, #SirfEkBandaaKaafiHai premieres on #Zee5 & #Zee5Global on 23rd May.”
The song will be out on Wednesday. Earlier, the makers had shared the title track and it found its audience instantly.
A heartwarming story, the film’s takeaway message is that in the battle between an ordinary man’s willpower and the power of a self-styled godman, it is always the former who wins because no man is above the law. It shows the fight of a rape survivor.
Helmed by Apoorv Singh Karki, the film is all set to premiere on ZEE5 on May 23.
Manoj rehearsed ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa…’ monologue 100+ times
Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who is awaiting the release of his streaming film ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’, has revealed that he practised his monologue for the film more than 100 times.
The film was recently screened in New Jersey in the presence of Bajpayee and prominent people from the South Asian community and the media.
Speaking about his character, the actor said, “It’s a story of an ordinary man doing an extraordinary job, which becomes an example for the society.”
While sharing insights into his preparation for a challenging monologue which he delivered in a single take, Bajpayee said, “I rehearsed my monologue more than 100 times before starting the shoot.”
The film, which is inspired by true events, follows high court lawyer P.C. Solanki, who single-handedly fights a case against the country’s biggest godman for the rape of a minor under the POCSO Act.
Speaking at the screening, Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global, said, “It is a powerful courtroom drama that will stay with you. In a world where one is often dealing with injustice and left feeling angry, this film gives you a sense of closure and satisfaction and we’re thrilled to see how strongly it is resonating with our audiences here.”
Produced by Zee Studios, Vinod Bhanushali’s Bhanushali Studios Limited, and Suparn S. Varma, ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ directed by Apoorv Singh Karki is set to premiere on ZEE5 Global on May 23.
Amazing response at New York Indian Film Fest
National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee’s upcoming film ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ recently received a standing ovation after its screening at the New York Indian Film Festival. Manoj was particularly chuffed with the response that the film garnered at the prestigious film festival.
He said: “It’s an overwhelming feeling to see such an amazing response from the audience on the International stage. I literally got goosebumps when our film received a standing ovation at the New York Indian Film Festival. I am thankful to everyone.”
The film shows that in the battle between an ordinary man’s willpower and the power of a self-styled godman, it is always the victory of willpower and no man is above the law. It shows the fight of a rape survivor.
Director Apoorv Singh Karki shared: “A film made with all heart and hard work to send out an important message to the viewers and getting appreciated is a humbling feeling. I am happy that our efforts are getting the reward that it deserves.”
A Zee Studios and Bhanushali Studios Limited presentation, Suparn S. Varma’s courtroom drama ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ is produced by Vinod Bhanushali, Kamlesh Bhanushali, Asif Sheikh & Vishal Gurnani and co-produced by Juhi Parekh Mehta. The film is all set to premiere on ZEE5 on May 23, 2023.
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