Keshto Mukherjee, the comic-drunk from so many movies back in the 70s, would have been, was a teetotaler. The reason we began this obituary piece on this legendary comedian with this trivia is that Keshto Mukherjee is eternally known for his roles as a drunk person in some of the biggest classics including Sholay, Chupke Chupke, Zanjeer and others. Despite not having bigger screen time and a horrible trap of the role of a drunkard, Mukherjee always managed to leave his mark. Be it his trademark way of drool talk in an inebriated condition in movies or his comic timing even when sober on-screen, Keshto Mukherjee was irreplaceable. Dharmendra Deol Celebrates 45 Years of Film ‘Pratiggya’
On his birthday today, let us a few more facts about this adorable comedian called Keshto Mukherjee which we feel you aren’t aware of.
Keshto Mukherjee was discovered by iconic filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak. He worked in his film Nagarik which was completed in 1952 but released in 1977. By then both Ghatak and Mukherjee were no more.
#The first drunkard role
Asit Sen has the distinction of giving Mukherjee his first role as a drunk person in Maa Aur Mamta (1950). He did it so well that it just stuck with him, turning him into a proto-type for such roles.
#On a song
Dharmendra apparently took the initiative to get a song on Keshto called Keshto Chala.
#Debut Hindi film
Would you believe us if we say his first Hindi film had him as a street dancer? Yes, it was Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Musafir.
#A lost son
As per IMDb, Keshto Mukherjee had a son who passed away in the 1980s due to an accident.
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Krack Day 5 Box Office Collection
Krack performed well on its first 4 days at the box office and earned ₹ 18.35 Cr India net. Here is Krack 5th day box office collection and Occupancy.Krack may earn 2.00 Cr on its fifth day.Krack 5 Days Box Office CollectionDayIndia Net CollectionDay 1 [1st Saturday]₹ 0.95 CrDay 2 [1st Sunday]₹ 9.00 CrDay 3 [1st Monday]₹ 4.50 CrDay 4 [1st Tuesday]₹ 3.90 CrDay 5 [1st Wesdnesday]₹ 2.00 Cr * may earnTotal₹ 20.35 Cr
5 Days India Net Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days Worldwide Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days Overseas Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days India Gross Collection ₹ – Cr5 Days Worldwide Share ₹ – CrKrack AP/TG area wise share collectionDayNizamCededGunturKrishnaNelloreWestEastUADay TotalDay 1 [1st Saturday]₹ 0.25 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.06 Cr₹ 0.04 Cr₹ 0.05 Cr₹ 0.03 Cr₹ 0.07 Cr₹ 0.60 CrDay 2 [1st Sunday]₹ 2.05 Cr₹ 0.95 Cr₹ 0.60 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 0.23 Cr₹ 0.52 Cr₹ 0.40 Cr₹ 0.75 Cr₹ 5.90 CrDay 3 [1st Monday]₹ 1.00 Cr₹ 0.60 Cr₹ 0.25 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.17 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 0.35 Cr₹ 3.02 CrDay 4 [1st Tuesday]₹ 1.00 Cr₹ 0.55 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.15 Cr₹ 0.20 Cr₹ 0.30 Cr₹ 2.70 CrTotal AP/TG Share₹ 4.30 Cr₹ 2.15 Cr₹ 1.10 Cr₹ 0.81 Cr₹ 0.57 Cr₹ 0.89 Cr₹ 0.93 Cr₹ 1.47 Cr₹ 12.22 Cr
Krack had an overall 44.88% Telugu Occupancy on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.Krack Day 5 Telugu Occupancy in Theaters
Morning Shows: 31.61%Afternoon Shows: 58.15%Evening Shows: -%Night Shows: -%Note: For mobile, Rotate the screen for the best view. Krack Day 5 Telugu Occupancy in main regionsRegionOverallMorningAfternoonEveningNightShowsBengaluru17.50%15%20%%%100Hyderabad40.00%25%55%%%250Chennai25.00%%25%%%4Vijayawada45.00%25%65%%%70Warangal82.50%70%95%%%16Guntur82.00%65%99%%%20Vizag-Visakhapatnam80.00%65%95%%%70Nizamabad72.50%60%85%%%10
This film is directed by Gopichand Malineni and produced by Saraswathi Films Division. Krack stars Ravi Teja, Shruthi Haasan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, and Samuthirakani in key roles. For more and the latest news about Tollywood Box Office Collection, Stay tuned to us.
Disclaimer: The Box Office Data are compiled from various sources and by our own research.
These data can be approximate and Sacnilk does not make any claims about the authenticity of the data.
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