The film got premiered on Zee 5 on 23 May this year
On the occasion of his birthday, the prolific actor Manoj Bajpayee had announced his next project as ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ in which he plays the role of a lawyer to the hilt. If the reviews and the acclaim for his performance is anything to go by, then, its not wrong to say that, the makers of the film are definitely sitting on a goldmine. After the film got premiered on Zee 5 on 23 May, the film became the talk of the town, thanks to the water-tight script and stellar performances by its stars. If the film’s first day viewership was anything to go by, the film can definitely be termed as a success.
Speaking about the success of the film ‘Banda’, Manoj Bajpayee said, "It is amazing that after a couple of years of hard work, relentless rehearsals, shootings and post-production; the contributions of so many people including the crew, Suparn S Varma, Vinod Bhanushali, director Apoorv Singh Karki and actors like Surya Mohan Kulshrestha and Adrija Sinha, the film is being celebrated. Surya Mohan Kulshrestha is being praised, Adrija is being raved about and everyone is being celebrated which gives me such a big reason to celebrate this film."
On the other hand, Manish Kalra (Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India) said, “We are extremely delighted with the response that Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai has received on the launch day. It’s an inspirational film that is sure to resonate with the audience and make them socially aware. We are proud that we are living up to our promise of delivering the best entertainment to our audience. Looking forward to many more successes.”
The film’s producer Vinod Bhanushali of Bhanushali Studios Limited said, “This proves that sirf ek kahaani kaafi hai. The kind of views the film received on a weekday, breaking records of the year, shows how in today’s time our audience prefers to watch a good and compelling story, be it in any language. This motivates us as producers to bring forward more engaging content that can appeal to our viewers.”
Echoing his sentiments was Shariq Patel (CBO, Zee Studios), who said, “We are thrilled with all the adulation & love that 'Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’, has received from the audience all over the world. We are delighted with its record-breaking achievement of being the most viewed film in the last year across languages.”
Besides Manoj Bajpayee, ‘Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai’ also stars Vipin Sharma, Adrija, Surya Mohan Kulshrestha, Kaustav Sinha and Nikhil Pandey in important roles.