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Tekka: When Dev impresses Swastika Mukherjee during filming

Dev and Swastika Mukherjee worked together in Srijit Mukherji’s Tekka

Tekka: When Dev impresses Swastika Mukherjee during filming
Swastika Mukherjee and Dev

Last Updated: 07.10 PM, Mar 16, 2024


Dev gave several hits and remodeled himself many times for the role. Even after being trolled for his Bengali diction, he constantly honed his acting skills and put his best foot forward. Now, none other than Srijit Mukherji commented about Dev’s acting. Dev has worked with his in Tekka. 

This is the second time Srijit and Dev teamed up after Zulfiqar. Tekka was announced on Dev's birthday, Christmas 2023. In the last Durga Puja, there was a contest between Dev's Bagha Jatin and Srijit’s Dawshom Awbotaar. Dawshom fared better at the box office at that time. However, this time they are working together. Dev announced that and wrote, “Fingers crossed...hopefully everything will be fine.” He also added the hashtags #Pujo2024 and #Tekka. This means Tekka will be dropped during this year’s Durga Puja.   

In a recent interview, Srijit said, “Dev initially gave an expression which I saw in him many times. But as soon as I said something else, he completely changed himself. I never saw such an expression in him. Dev reconstructed himself in Tekka, and I am in his awe.”

Rukmini Maitra plays opposite Dev, again after Byomkesh O Durga Rohosyo. Srijit chose her. Swastika Mukherjee is also in the film. Srijit said Dev's acting stunned Swastika so much that she forgot her lines. “Swastika is brilliant with her lines. She never misses a cue. Perhaps she changes it a bit but never misses a dialogue. In Tekka, Dev had a long sequence of talks, and then Swastika was supposed to throw her dialogue. She missed that. I cut the shot and she said sorry. She said she was seeing Dev and forgot her lines.” 

The first poster of Tekka hinted that a little girl will be at the centre of the story and a man holds a gun to her head. Is he Dev? Or will Dev come to rescue the girl? We have to wait for the 

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