Riteish Deshmukh dances to ‘Bappa’ song from ‘Banjo’


As Ganesh Chathurthi is round the corner, Riteish Deshmukh released the first song from the much awaited film, ‘Banjo’ and the song is dedicated to Ganapati Bappa and is a perfect for the ocassion.

This beautiful Bappa track is sung by Vishal Dadlani and lyrics are penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

Releasing the song, Riteish tweeted# #BappaSong is here - Bolo Morya Re.......http://erosnow.com/#!/music/watch/1055721/banjo/6743453/exclusive---bappa?ap=1 …

In the song, Riteish is seen in full festive mood, drenched in colours and dancing to Bappa tune. He is lively and energetic in the song.

Riteish previously shared that the project is close to his heart because of his unique role. Talking about his character, he elaborated, "I play a street musician. This may be the first Hindi mainstream film that focuses on a banjo band and their journey." Nargis adds, "When I heard the narration, I realised that it's one of those stories which touches your heart."

Riteish plays a slum dweller with big dreams in the film. The actor sports long tresses as he enthrals the crowd playing the banjo against the backdrop of Ganesh festival in Mumbai. Nargis is seen in multiple get-ups - in a tribal avatar to sporting a navvari sari, in the short clip. The ‘Rockstar’ actress, reportedly plays the role of a DJ in the film.   

‘Banjo’ is being directed by National Award winning Marathi director Ravi Jadhav who is making his Bollywood debut. The film will be produced by Krishka Lulla of Eros International. 'Banjo' is slated to hit the theatres on September 23, 2016.