Power of social media has shown it's reign over a lot of people like the “bachpan ka pyaar” kid and "baba ka dhaba". In 2019, one such video of a woman singing Lata Mangeshkar’s 'ek pyaar ka nagma hai' got viral on social media after her video was recorded by a person at Ranaghat railway station.
Ranu Mandal’s Claim To Fame
The power of internet made Ranu Mandal an overnight star, so much so, that she got to debut her first song with none other than Himesh Reshammiya. Her first song, Teri Meri Kahani went viral as well, and Ranu managed to grace her way to several reality T.V. Shows, but later on got criticised for her lack of professionalism.
Who Will Play The Role Of Ranu Mandal?
Her fame might have been short lived and the rest being history, the story of her life is going to hit the big screen. Directed by, Hrishikesh Mondal, the biopic will be called ‘Miss Ranu Maria’ in which actress Eshika Dey will be starred.
Everything You Need To Know About Bengali Actress Eshika Dey
The movie tells the story of a woman who is struggling to make ends meet, at a railway station before getting fame. In an interview, the actress shared her preparation for the role and said, “I will be going on a strict 2 months diet, starting it tomorrow after discussing with my dietician. This is the only part of the film that I'm scared about. I am a foodie and if you follow my social media you will know how much I love cooking and eating.”
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She further added, “I need to prepare a lot, as I have to relate to Ranu's past life, which is the core focus of the film. To showcase the story of a person who has been sitting and begging on a railway station for 12 long years, before her video suddenly going viral! And she does become a social media star but faces a lot of criticism and adversity due to certain comments.”
Eshika Dey has done a lot of big Bengali and Hindi film projects and starred in web shows like, 'Laal Kaptaan' and ' Sacred games'. The Movie will be hitting cinemas next year, in 2022.