Issues like LGBT have been causing much uproar among the people. With the passing of the 377 rule, people under the LGBT community have been given the status of the third gender. The problems that the people in this community face even after the passing of the rule are what form the crux of the film. The music launch of this upcoming Bengali film took place at One Way restaurant in the presence of the musicians and the star cast of the film.
Film on the LGBT Rights Activists: Achena Bondhutto
“The music in this film is very important. It helps in carrying forward the message of the film that the director wanted to convey to the audience. Apart from me, Saki, Neel, Santanu and Emon Banerjee composed the music of this film. We also have a theme song for this film in which nearly members from all the Bengali bands have performed. Composing music for this film was a great experience and I thoroughly enjoyed it” said singer Sidhu.
The lyrics for the songs have been written by Sidhu, Saki, Santanu and Nitish Ray. Singers like Pota, Rupam Islam, Anupam Roy, Gabu, Anindya Bose, Sidhu, Upal, Surojeet, Chandrani, Taniya, Samiran, Saki and Emon Chatterjee have lent their voices to the songs in this film.
The story of this film Achena Bondhutto speaks of the duality in the minds of those individuals who are themselves involved with the movement of the LGBT community. Niladri’s wife Priyanka works with a NGO that works with LGBT people. However her husband’s deep friendship with Emon makes her suspicious and she leaves her husband imagining her husband to be bisexual. What happens next? This is what the story will reveal to the audience.
Speaking on the occasion director Hrishikesh Mondal said “After completing my graduation in 2007, I worked in a television channel. I also made many short films and documentaries. Then I got to work under Bappaditya Bandopadhyay. The idea for this film came in the year 2010 and it is after much hardship that I have been able to come up with the film”.
Priyam, Ushoshie, Sidhu, Ena Saha, Tista Das, Emon Chatterjee, Sanghamitra Banerjee, Sujoy Bhaumik, Atanu Sarkar, Devika Mukherjee, Bhaskar Halder will be seen in pivotal roles in the film. The film has been produced by Prasanta Debnath.
Achena Bondhutto is slated for release soon.