“Dhanyi Meye” was one of the most commercially viable products from ace director Arabinda Mukherji. This film released in the early stages of the 1970’s & starred Sabitri Chatterjee, Partha Mukhopadhyay, Jahar Roy, Anubha Gupta, Sukhen Das, Robi Ghosh, Tapen Chattopadhyay, Jaya Bhaduri (Bachchan), Chinmoy Roy, Tarun Kumar & Uttam Kumar. The film was an enormous commercial hit & ran packed houses for months. The provocative narration & fresh camera work proved to be the decisive factors for the Fate of this film. Arabinda Mukherjee’s screenplay & direction provided just what the audience’s thronged. The music by Nachiketa Ghosh, with songs like “JA, JA RE PAKHI JANA…”, “SOB KHELAR SERA BANGALIR TUMI FOOTBALL” & “E BYATHA KI JE BYATHA, BOJHE KI AAN JONE….”made history in the domain of Bengali filmdom & continues to felicitate music lovers ever till this day. The story revolves around a football team which goes to play a one-off football match at Harbhanga village & the team’s mentor (Uttam Kumar). The mishaps & maneuvering starts occurring once the Kolkatan team lands in Harbhanga village. As a film of quality this film may never be counted amongst the classics, but as a film with inspired performances, unputdownable music, straight forward storyline & efficient crew work, “Dhanyi Meye” arrests the filmy voyeur throughout its 135 minutes & remains as an all time blockbuster.