National Award Winner Riddhi Sen To Play Kajol’s Son In Eela

Kajol with riddhi sen
Author : Jeet Jobanputra

19-year-old Bengali actor Riddhi Sen who recently won a National Film Award of Best Actor for the film, ‘Nagarkirtan’ will be seen next in Pradeep Sarkar’s directorial venture, ‘Eela’ playing the role of Kajol’s son!
Riddhi took up theatre at a very early age. Ajay Devgn was the one who launched him in Parched and he has also worked in films like ‘Kahaani,’ ‘Bhoomi’, ‘Churanga’ directed by Vikas Mehra and Open Tee Bioscope, a Bengali film which is directed by Anindya Chatterjee.

After the announcement of the National Film Awards, Kajol took to Twitter to show her love towards her on-screen son. She tweeted, “My virtual son from Eela wins a national award for his Bengali film Nagarkirtan. Awesomesauce Riddhi Sen!”

Check out the tweet here:

Riddhi reminisces, adding that when he got the news of him winning the prestigious award, urged on by his mother who saw the news on a channel, Pradeep Sarkar was the first person he called.

“Dada was really happy and Kajol ma’am even arranged for a cake for me on the set to celebrate my National Award win.”

The movie is produced by Ajay Devgn and Jayantilal Gada (Pen India Limited)

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