Director and screenwriter has determined to adapt Shankar’s classic 1962 novel ‘Chowringhee’ for his subsequent film. The film, with Prosenjit Chatterjee in the lead, will probably be set in the current day, the ‘Begum Jaan’ director stated just lately at an occasion right here. It wouldn’t be a remake of the 1968 Bengali film ‘Chowringhee’, the place Uttam Kumar had been solid in the lead function of Sata Bose, he stated.
“My subsequent enterprise can be a up to date take on the novel and never a interval film. I’m in love with the metropolis. It has a character of its personal. Most of my movies had in previous sought to seize the metropolis – its buildings and other people. Chowringhee is a timeless novel,” the director stated. ‘Chowringhee’ tells the story of myriad individuals of an higher class metropolis resort as seen by its receptionist. (ALSO READ: )
Author Mani Shankar Mukherjee, who writes underneath the pseudonym of higher ‘Shankar’, expressed hope that may retain the spirit of the authentic novel. “I consider Srijit will retain the essence of the authentic work, printed in 1962,” he stated. The yet-untitled film, co-produced by Mukherjee and the SVF, could have Abir Chatterjee as the first-person narrator and actors Jisshu Sengupta, Anjan Dutt, Jaya Ahsan and Mamata Shankar in pivotal roles.
The taking pictures for the film will start from July-August this yr, he added.