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Premangshu Roy’s Next Film Chilekotha to Begin Shooting in December; A Film On Nostalgia of Bengali Community


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After Katakuti and Gondho, Premangshu Roy is back with Chilekotha. The announcement of director Premangshu Roy’s film Chilekotha took place recently in the presence of Ritwick Chakraborty, Dhritiman Chatterjee and others.

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The story of the film Chilekotha begins in 2016 but it flows through 1940’s till 1970. This is a biography drama which is about nostalgia. Animesh Chattopadhyay (Dhritiman Chatterjee) who comes back to India from USA after his retirement. His only son lives in USA with his family. Due to his love for his country he comes back. One day after returning to India, he has a dream in which young Animesh(Ritwick Chakraborty) arrives at his door and takes the old Animesh back to good old days. He goes to the joint family and to the Chilekotha. He meets Phulkaka (Bratya Basu), his first love in the next terrace and so on. What happens next is what the film all about.

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Speaking at the occasion, director Premangshu Roy said “This film is a documentation of the nostalgia of Bengalis. I feel that we are the only community who has not well maintained the tradition. If you look at any other community, they have remained rooted to their tradition. Even our films have become a mixture of different elements. With this film I hope to bring to notice the people of the heritage that we have”.

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The film is slated to start shooting from 7th December.

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Nandita Roy-Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay’s Next Film Posto To begin Shooting From December; Film on Modern day Parenting

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Come December and director duo Nandita Roy-Shiboprosad Mukhopadhyay will begin shooting for the next film Posto. After tasting commercial and critical success with Belaseshe and Praktan, the film Posto will star Jisshu Sengupta, Mimi Chakraborty, Soumitra Chatterjee and Lily Chakraborty in important roles.

The film Posto is about the modern day parenting. Both the husband and wife work in today’s time. Hence the children stay with the grandparents at home. The family oriented film will be exploring this theme and also how this leads to the development of the value system among the kids. The film will also show how the parents and the grandparents view this situation.

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Jisshu and Mimi will be working with this director duo for the first time. With such a stellar cast and Shiboprosad and Nandita Roy handling the affairs, Posto will be one film to look forward to!!

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Celebrities Grace Cake Mixing Ceremony at The Ffort Raichak

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Raichak on Ganges is a 100 acre premium leisure destination comprising a hotel, boutique resort, spa, country club and theme based country homes. To usher in the festive season, an elaborate cake mixing ceremony was arranged at The Ffort Raichak, with General Manager Mayukh Ray, model-actress Ushoshi Sengupta along with designers Lopamudra Mandal Saha and Indroneel Mukherjee. The environment was charged with pre-Christmas cheers and songs playing in the background.

Cake Mixing is traditionally done to celebrate the advent of Christmas and the start of winter festivities. It is also considered to be an usher for good tidings and happiness.

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The 100 kilo mixture had an abundant amount of colorful cherries, dates, plums, assorted dry fruits, currants, sultanas, dried figs, glacé cherries, brown sugar, almonds flakes and liquor like wine, rum and whiskey was in abundance to soak the fruit in. Spices like cardamom, cloves and cinnamon sticks were roasted and added for a rich flavor.

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Ffort Raichak has a weeklong celebration during December when they will be organizing their flagship Fort Fiesta, which is a celebration with special programs. There will be a lot of guests during that time and everything works up to the 31st which is a gala night for them. Pop up bands playing in the lobby will ensure great music.

The fresh baked matured tasty plum cake will be available from December onward.

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Discover Dubai with Shah Rukh Khan; Dubai Tourism Collaborates With King Khan To Promote Cultural Links Between India and Dubai

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Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) announced a new collaboration with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The project, comprising a series of short films, will see the actor unravel the secrets of Dubai and offer his fans a chance to see the exquisite city through the eyes of King Khan. Conceptualized with the aim to strengthen and celebrate the bond and cultural links between Dubai and India, the campaign underlines the importance of India as a key source market for inbound tourism to Dubai.

Already well acquainted with Dubai, Shah Rukh Khan is the perfect advocate for the city, which he often refers to as his second home. By showcasing Dubai through his eyes, the project aims to appeal to ‘King Khan’ fans across the globe, giving them the opportunity to explore the city and its many offerings.

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Shah Rukh Khan mentioned that he has been there on vacation with his family and friends or business trips or for shoots. He also found this new collaboration with Dubai Tourism as exciting and one that he is personally very passionate about.

Slated to be released across various Dubai Tourism channels in December, the series of short films will kick start a year-long campaign of multiple Dubai Tourism projects in collaboration with Bollywood.

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Mahurat of Upcoming Bengali Film Chena Ochena; Film Focusing on Present Day Parenting

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The Mahurat of the upcoming Bengali film Chena Ochena took place recently. The look test of the actors also took place on the same day.

The director of the film is Raj Chatterjee who was a dance director before making his debut as a director with this film. The story of the film is about a couple who do not have any child. Due to the busy schedule and due to some mental stress, they were gradually going away from one another. The son of an influential politician goes missing during the school picnic. The school authorities search for him but they do not find him. The childless couple finds him and treats him as his son. The child also has lost his memory. Meanwhile the politician exerts his influence to look for his son. Is he able to find him? What happens to the childless couple?

Sudip, Puspita, Aditi, Joy, Master Rohan and newcomer Vishal Kumar will be seen in important roles in the film.

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“People who have kids often send them away to hostels. But the childless couples crave for kids. We are showing both the positive and negative sides of the effect of sending kids away to hostels. I like family drama and hence I thought of making the film on this issue” said the director.

Master Rohan is the director’s son. “Handling kids is a difficult thing. So I thought that taking my son will be a good thing. I am aware of his moods and tantrums. Hence dealing with him will be easy” added the director.

Prasenjit has composed the music of the film. There are six songs in the film. The lyrics of two songs have been written by Gautam Susmit. Suman Dutta Majumdar is the Executive Producer while the assistant director is Soumen Dasgupta.

The shooting of the film will begin from December in different parts of the city. Outdoor shoots will happen in Chalsa, Bhutan and other places.

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