The story of Tadanto begins in the eighties when Kolkata is undergoing several changes like the construction of the Metro Railways. Abir and Nisha study in the same college but hail from different backgrounds. Abir is the son of a grocery shop owner while Nisha is from a rich household. Despite the financial differences, they fall in love.
Years later, Inspector De Sarkar arrives with a constable to enquire about the murder of Dr. Dinesh Chowdhury. He belongs to an affluent mill owner’s family. He had few members in his family. He was volatile and temperamental by nature. His failed marriage made him isolated. Who killed him and why is what the film deals with.
The shooting of the film was in progress at a house in Belgachia. Speaking in between the shots, Gautam halder said “I play Rabi, the owner of a cheap bar in the film. Hence you can see care has been taken to make me look credible. From the tattoo to the dress- the director has taken pains to make me look perfect in the role”.
Debshankar Halder who will be sharing screen with theatre actors like Kaushik Sen and Gautam Halder was too happy to be part of the project.
Directed by Nitish Roy, the DOP of the film is Badal Sarkar. The story is by Gandharva Raja while the screenplay has been penned by Nitish Roy and Kaushik Bandopadhyay. Debaditya Datta has written the dialogue of the film while the lyrics have been handled by Kaushik Bandopadhyay.
Rituparna Sengupta (Mona), Priyanka Sarkar (Nisha), Rahul Banerjee (Abhi), Kaushik Sen (Dinesh), Debshankar Halder(De Sarkar), Gautam Halder (Rabi), Biswajit Chakrabarty (Kashinath), Badsha Mitra (Dulal) will be seen in important roles in this upcoming Bengali film.