Uma directed by eminent Bengali director Srijit Mukherji is one of the much talked about Bengali films to release in 2018. Here, we shall enlist some important reasons for which this film must feature in your list of ‘Must Watch Films’ this weekend. Read on..
Based on a real story
The film Uma is based on the true story of Evan Leversage, a Canadian boy suffering from cancer, and for whom the village of St. George, Ontario where he lived, came together to celebrate Christmas much ahead of December 25. The same story has been used in the film, only the setting his different. Instead of Christmas, the premise is that of Durga Puja and the locale is Kolkata.
Anupam Roy and Neel Dutt are the music directors and they have given the film six soulful songs that listeners are going to love. The songs are also apt and help in carrying forward the story of the film.
The film boasts of a great casting with talented actors like Jisshu Sengupta, Srabanti, Sayantika, Anirban Bhattacharya, Rudranil Ghosh, Babul Supriyo and others playing their parts excellently well. The performance of the actors along with the story of the film ensures that the audiences stay glued to their seats.
Sara Sengupta’s debut film
Sara Sengupta, daughter of actor Jisshu Sengupta and Nilanjana makes her debut with this film. Right from the teaser and the trailers that had been released, Sara seemed to be making her mark. At such a young age, she holds her place amidst such seasoned actors. The young talent is one to look forward to.
Real life father-daughter duo Jisshu and Sara will be seen as father and daughter on-screen. It will indeed be interesting for the audience to watch how they light up the screen with their natural chemistry.
Srijit Mukherji, ever since his directorial debut has surprised the audience with a wide range of subjects in the films that he has made. With Uma, Mukherji reiterates the fact that at the heart of any good film is a well-chosen subject and thoughtfully narrated story.
Uma will be shown in both single screens and multiplexes. Grab your tickets now!!
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