banjo,” the Ritesh Deshmukh and Nargis starrer musical drama Hindi film was released across theaters in India and the US, on September 23, 2016. 

Produced by Krishika Lulla under Eros International banner, "Banjo" is helmed by marathi director Ravi Jadhav, who has to his credit a number of popular movies like "Natarang" and "Timepass".

Riteish is playing the role of a banjo player while Nargis adds glamor to the film with a DJ swagger. Riteish is donning a whole new Rock Star look  though there are a lot of desi elements in his latest avatar of a singer.

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The first poster of the film hints that the movie will be revolving on a musical instrument, Banjo. 

The flick chronicles the life and tribulations of banjo players from Maharashtra and how the art of playing the instrument is dying nowadays. 

The audience watching the initial shows are tweeting after the first half of the film, and the reviews are mixed and not great.

With Amitabh and Taapsee's 'Pink" still doing great at the box-office, "Banjo" also is expected to make a mark and the expected collections in the first weekend is in the range of Rs 15-18 crores.

Music plays a crucial part in the success and failure of any flick and since the film revolves around Banjo playing musicians, the music ought to be good, and the film does not disappoint. 

The songs are written by Bhattacharya and the music has been composed by Vishal-Shekhar.

The album starts with a boisterous song “Bappa” sung by Vishal Dadlani. The song which is an ode of Ganapathy has been sung with energy and the rock vibe.

The film is notable for Riteish's extraordinary performance because it is the first solo film which has been sponsored on such a grand scale with Eros promoting it extensively from day one. The launch of the promos, songs, and rushes has been promoted on a grand scale.

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Most of the movie analysts, film critics, and entertainment websites have given a rating of 7-8 out of 10.

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That means the film has succeeded in engaging the audience. 

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