Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is ready to make his debut in the Bengali film industry as a producer with the next film, titled Avijatrik. The film will release theatrically on November 26, 2021. The movie stars Arjun Chakrabarty, Ditipriya Roy & Arpita Chatterjee in pivotal roles.
Taking Twitter, Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared this news. He shared the film’s motion poster along with the caption, “MADHUR BHANDARKAR’S FIRST BENGALI FILM GETS A RELEASE DATE… #Bengali film #Avijatrik – which marks # MadhurBhandarkar’s foray into #Bengali cinema – to release in *cinemas* on November 26, 2021… Directed by #SubhrajitMitra… Produced by Gaurang Films and #MadhurBhandarkar.”
The film is based on Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s novel Aparajito. It is the sequel to the classic Apu Trilogy, directed by Satyajit Ray. The film’s plot takes off from where Apu Trilogy had ended in 1959 with Apur Sansar. The film follows Apu’s overwhelming desire to explore the world outside instead of his inner journey and self-growth.
Directed by Subhrajit Mitra and bankrolled by Gaurang films, Madhur Bhandarkar and NCKS Explorations. The music of the film is made by ‘maestro’ Bickram Ghosh.
Madhur Bhandarkar has completed the shooting of his upcoming film, India Lockdown. The film stars Prateik Babbar, Sai Tamhankar, Shweta Basu Prasad, Aahana Kumra, Prakash Belawadi and Zarin Shihab in key roles. He is currently busy giving the finishing touches to it.
Image Credit: Twitter \ Taran Adarsh.