Known for its creativity and unique conceptions, the Bengali film industry, at regular intervals comes up with films that focus on the day to day life and has the power to convey its message to the audiences effectively. This trend is carried forward by Director, Paratha Sarathi Joarder who is busy shooting for his Upcoming Bangla movie, Anya Na. On June 19th the shooting of the film was held at the Hotel Sonnet in Salt Lake and was covered by the press.
The set, as seen, was full of actors all of whom have important cameos in the film. Amidst them, was sitting the legendary singer, Usha Uthup, known as Didi in the film industry who is also has a small part to play in this film. Talking about her role in the film, she mentioned that she is playing the character of a singer who will be seen singing a rocking number in a party.
Usha had featured in some films in the past and has already bagged roles in some Hindi, Malyalam and Tamil films. Looking gorgeous in her usual avatar, Usha entertained the journalists by performing the song of the film and also by posing for the shutterbugs.
Director, Paratha Sarathi Joarder was busy looking for his stars, cast and crew members and completing the shooting which was about a party sequence. He was also seen giving directions and explaining camera angles to his actors in order to get a perfect shot in just one go. The director however also took out time from his busy schedule to meet the journalists present there.
Ananya Chatterjee reported for the shooting a little late but looked stunning in her attire accessorized with her beautiful smile. She met, hug and interacted with Usha Uthup and both of them were seen sharing jokes and laughing out loud. The director soon joined them and the trio, Singer- Actor- Director gracefully posed for the journalists.
Ananya described her role in the film as a housewife whose life undergoes several phases. She said that the character she plays has a transition which according to her is very interesting. Her character undergoes mental trauma because of which she ultimately lands in an asylum, is what she mentioned about her role when probed further. About her acquaintance with Usha Uthup she mentioned that she is meeting her after a long time and also became a bit nostalgic by remembering that in the beginning of her career in Tollywood she had worked with Usha Di.
The entire team of the film is giving their best to make it a success and we wish them luck for their efforts and hard work.
Report and pictures by: Sneha Singh